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Our students have their fingers on the pulse of our constantly changing world, but their foundations are in the broad perspectives of the liberal arts. They learn from teacher-scholars in intimate classes. Equipped with 21st century skills, our students become world-ready graduates who are exhilarated by the global marketplace and enthusiastic about making an impact.

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As our students wrap up this academic year, one class got to talk with @netflix co-founder Marc Randolph.
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From food donations to creating PPE, our Robins School Spiders are working together to fight COVID-19 from coast to coast.
We’re honoring the #Classof2020 this week with Senior Reflections, looking back on their four years at @urichmond.
We’re honoring the #Classof2020 this week with Senior Reflections, looking back on their four years at @urichmond.

Faculty & Staff Highlights

  • Marketing Professor Named a Favorite Business Professor by Poets&Quants

    Bill Bergman, instructor in marketing, was named as a favorite business professor by the class of 2020 in Poets&Quants' annual survey. Bergman's humor, insight, and conversational class format were noted as hallmarks of his unique teaching style.

  • Professors Explore How to Use Client Personalities to Increase Sales Joel Mier, lecturer in marketing, and Jeffrey Carlson, assistant professor of marketing, published "Business buyers are people too: exploring how geodemographics affects business-to-business selling effectiveness", in the Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing. The study explores how sale professionals can use clients'/prospects' personality to increase sales effectiveness with a step-by-step process for practitioners to follow.
  • Marketing Professors Publish Article in AMS Review

    Jeffrey Carlson, assistant professor of marketing, and Adam Marquardt, associate professor of marketing, along with Bill Ross and Robin Coulter from the University of Connecticut, published an article ("About time in marketing: an assessment of the study of time and conceptual framework") in the Academy of Marketing Science Review, 2019, Vol 9, Issue 3/4.

  • Professor of Finance Recognized with Lifetime Achievement Award

    Jerry Stevens was recognized by the Financial Education Association (FEA) and Academy of Business Education with a lifetime achievement award in financial education. The FEA sponsors the oldest and best known journal in financial education, the Journal of Financial Education. Stevens has long served these groups in a wide variety of roles.

  • Violet Ho Named 2019 Distinguished Educator

    Violet Ho, professor of management, was named a 2019 Distinguished Educator. This distinction honors outstanding contributions to excellence in education by University faculty.

  • Alexander Persaud wins best paper in Journal of Economic History

    Alexander Persaud, assistant professor of economics, won the research prize for best paper at the annual Economic History Association conference. The Arthur H. Cole Prize is awarded annually by the Editorial Board of the Journal of Economic History for the best article in the previous year’s volume of the Journal.

  • Tom Cosse appointed to the EQUAA International Peer Review Team EQUAA (Education Quality Accreditation Agency) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization base in Lima, Peru.  It is an international accreditor focused on increasing the academic quality of the business programs of schools, institutes, careers, colleges, universities and other educational units of Latin America and the world. 
  • Robins School named in Money Magazine's Top 10

    Money Magazine named the Robins School #6 in its ranking of best colleges for business majors for the second year in a row.

  • Ashley Austin awarded research award by American Institute of CPAs

    Assistant professor of accounting focuses research on blockchain technology.

  • International Programs Associate Dean named to IES Abroad Curriculum Committee

    Tom Cosse will serve a three-year term for the Institute for the International Education of Students Abroad Curriculum Committee, which reviews all of the syllabi that are taught by IES faculty around the world.