McIntire congratulates the team of Yuri Choi (McIntire '20), Marika Gutzman (A&S '20), Emily Yuhas (A&S '20), and Sarah Zhou (Engineering '21), who won Bain & Company’s Third Annual Women’s Case Competition, which took place April 26, 2019.
Yes, he loves Norwegian summers, when the sun never sets.
ABC’s “Shark Tank” show has seen many unusual things, but Sunday marked the first time a live bat made it onto the set. That was thanks to McIntire alum Christopher Rännefors and his business partner, Harrison Broadhurst, who went on the show to pitch their business, BatBnB, to five prospective investors, or “sharks”: Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John, and Kevin O’Leary.
Commerce School alumna and recent Wharton graduate Leigha Field and her University of Pennsylvania classmate unexpectedly discovered a common but unaddressed problem. And midstream in the process of pursuing their M.B.A.s, they decided to undertake the great challenge to solve it.
Rambert Tyree (McIntire '19), a fourth-year from Newport News, VA, who will graduate May 19, has spread his wings in many directions during his time on Grounds.
The McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia today received a STEM designation for its M.S. in Accounting Program. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, based on definitions of a STEM field set forth by the U.S. Department of Education, applies the designations to degree programs.
Unfortunately, nobody has the luxury of knowing the outcome beforehand. Not on the football field, not in the classroom, not in the workforce, not in the military—and especially not in UVA alumnus John Griffin’s (McIntire '85) world. This semester, the Board of Visitors member, who founded the hedge fund Blue Ridge Capital, has been teaching a seminar at McIntire, “Deciding Wisely and Thinking Critically.”
If you’re listening to UVA student speeches detailing the benefits of drinking tea, stressing the importance of incorporating mindfulness into a daily routine, or toasting the members of the University’s national champion basketball program, the McIntire School might not be the first school on Grounds you would expect to host such an event. But life is full of surprises. In fact, the April 24 event was the 20th such edition of the Communication Forum, which Professor Rob Patterson incorporated into his elective class, “Public Speaking and Persuasion,” in 2007.