Jeffrey Leopold was featured in an April 29, 2019, UVA Today article titled “Two Students Had an Idea. One Year and 150 Kids Later, It’s a Thriving Nonprofit” He served as a mentor to two second-years, Maddie Rennyson and Mary Blankemeier, who created and operated nonprofit program Run Charlottesville.
Brendan Boler, along with Travis Elliott and Tianlu Wang, has been named a 2019-2020 Presidential Fellow in Data Science by UVA’s Data Science Institute. Their project, “Using Data Analytics to Improve the Way Organizations Identify, Attract, Develop, and Retain Talent,” focuses on uncovering insights related to how organizations spot top talent while reducing bias during the recruiting process.
An article co-authored by David Mick, “Mindfulness: Its Transformative Potential for Consumer, Societal, and Environmental Well-Being,” has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Thomas C. Kinnear Award for outstanding article in Journal of Public Policy and Marketing. The award honors the article that makes the most significant contribution to the understanding of marketing and public policy issues within the most recent three-year period.
Tom Bateman discusses a variety of self-management strategies that can be applied to move sustainability efforts forward, smartly, and consistently over time in a March 25, 2019, GreenBiz article titled “Mastering the Long Haul of Sustainability.”
David C. Smith and his UVA colleagues Bob Bruner, David Leblang, Julia Mahoney, and Pedro Matos are the recipients of a 2019 Collaborative Excellence in Public Service Award for their work with the “Financial Crisis Team.” Presented by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost to up to three teams annually, the award recognizes a team of faculty members, from diverse departments and disciplines, who demonstrate the greatest collaborative impact on societal well-being in a particular place or community and have pursued that well-being together with students. The award is $3,000 for each faculty member, up to five, and an additional $3,000 to be used in support of the program for which the award was given.
Kenneth R. White is a 2019 recipient of the American College of Healthcare Executives’ Gold Medal Award. The award—ACHE’s highest honor bestowed on outstanding leaders—identifies Fellows of the American College of Healthcare Executives who best exemplify leadership at the organizational, local, state/provincial, and national levels. The Gold Medal Award recognizes individuals who go beyond the confines of their own organization to continually contribute to the improvement of healthcare services and community health.
Dorothy Kelly explains how banks and credit unions earn money from secured credit cards in a recent WalletHub article, “Secured Credit Cards.”
Research on sociocognitive and behavioral role constraints on “star” leaders by Jeffrey Lovelace was featured in a recent Academy of Management Insights article titled "Celebrity CEOs Often Get Typecast into One of Four Roles."
Since 2017, Jeffrey Boichuk and his undergraduate Marketing students have been partnering with The Juice Laundry to develop strategies that the organic juice and smoothie bar can use to market its sustainable business practices and educate consumers. Read more about how he is giving his students an inside look at a sustainable, environmentally friendly business that also turns a profit in a Marc 5, 2019, UVA Today article titled "Seeking a Real-World Case Study, One Commerce Professor Turned to The Corner."
Tom Bateman says that business surely can slow down the climate train that already has left the station and offers tips on how organizations and the people in them also can change direction onto a better path to a stronger, sustainable future in a Jan. 16, 2019, GreenBiz article titled “5 Ways to Create a Strong Sustainability Culture.”