Education website Course Hero spotlighted how students in Jeffrey Boichuk's "Customer Analytics" course are using data analytics to inform business decisions and contributing to the success of a growing startup in its "Best Lesson" series Sept. 29, 2018.
Natasha Zhang Foutz received the 2018 Mallen Award for “lifetime published scholarly contributions to motion picture industry studies.”
Kieran O’Connor and Amar Cheema discuss the reliability of ratings and how well they hold up over time in an Oct. 3, 2018, Harvard Business Review article titled “Research: Why Ratings on Everything from Wine to Amazon Products Improve Over Time.”
A paper by William Wilhelm and Carola Schenone (with Alan D. Morrison and Aaron Thegeya), titled "Investment-Banking Relationships: 1933–2007," was published in the September 2018 issue of The Review of Corporate Finance Studies.
Carl Zeithaml was featured in a Sept. 25, 2018, Bloomberg article titled “Chris Shumway Gives UVA $25 Million to Train Bioscientists in Business.”
A paper co-authored by Steven Johnson, titled "Who Contributes Knowledge? Embeddedness and Marginality in Online Communities" (with Hani Safadi and Samer Faraj), was selected as the Best Conference Paper for the Organizational Communication and Information Systems (OCIS) Division of the Academy of Management in August 2018. In July, another publication co-authored by Johnson with Sri Kudaravalli and Samer Faraj, "A Configural Approach to Coordinating Expertise in Software Development Teams," received the Academic Award for Management Research, Best Research Publication, 2018 edition, Theme: Re-Inventing Management, from Consult'in France – Syntec Stratégie & Management.
In an Aug. 1, 2018, Harvard Business Review article titled "Make “Fairness by Design” Part of Machine Learning," Ahmed Abbasi and Jingjing Li and their colleagues offer five actionable recommendations that companies and data scientists can follow to help mitigate bias in machine learning.
William F. O’Dell Professor Emeritus Bill Kehoe lent his voice to a panel of experts discussing “2018’s Best & Worst Places for 4th of July Celebrations” in a June 2018 article appearing on personal finance website WalletHub.
Craig Lefanowicz is one of eight UVA professors to receive a 2018 All-University Teaching Award.
George Overstreet is one of six UVA faculty members selected to receive a 2018 faculty award from the Jefferson Scholars Foundation, earning an Award for Excellence in Teaching. The faculty members were recognized April 12, 2018, at a banquet at the foundation, where they received awards totaling $35,000.