The McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia earned the title of “B-School of the Year” this week from business education website Poets&Quants For Undergrads.
The McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia today received STEM designations for three of its programs: B.S. in Commerce, M.S. in Commerce, and M.S. in the Management of Information Technology (M.S. in MIT). The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, based upon definitions of a STEM field set forth by the U.S. Department of Education, applies the designations to degree programs.
As Andy Forch sat looking over San Francisco Bay watching a Coast Guard helicopter zoom off toward the ocean, he was gripped by a familiar feeling. It was the spirit of adventure.
The University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce earned a second-place ranking among the nation’s best undergraduate business programs, according to annual rankings released today by business education website Poets&Quants.
Proving once again that innovation is a time-tested Commerce School tradition, McIntire students relied on their business creativity to make a strong showing at the Concept Competition stage of the University’s Entrepreneurship Cup.
The struggles of indie filmmaking have long existed, as filmmakers Jeremy Goldstein and Derek Sieg experienced firsthand with the initial release of their independent film “Hot Air.” But with the help of Commerce students in Associate Professor Natasha Foutz’s "Entertainment Marketing" course, Goldstein and Sieg hope to change this narrative.
It’s one thing to talk about empowering all students; it’s another to do actually do something about it. One new program at the McIntire School is already making a difference: the Commerce Cohort. Launched this past September with 31 first-year students of the University’s Class of 2022, the program is providing unprecedented learning opportunities for prospective McIntire students from traditionally underrepresented groups.
Fourth-year Commerce and Economics major Varun Sharma has been selected for the prestigious graduate Schwarzman Scholars fellowship.