McIntire Now

Hot Air filmmakers
December 11, 2018

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.

students at reading table
December 7, 2018

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.

Varun Sharma
December 5, 2018

Fourth-year Commerce and Economics major Varun Sharma has been selected for the prestigious graduate Schwarzman Scholars fellowship.

Derick Davis
December 4, 2018

With the holiday season in full swing, McIntire Professor Derick Davis shares insights from his consumer behavior research and the psychology behind making gift purchases.

Careers in Finance young alumni panelists
December 3, 2018

The annual Careers in Finance Conference, presented by McIntire’s Center for Investors and Financial Markets in cooperation with Commerce Career Services, helps to clarify and detail the many employment possibilities for students interested in the field. Guest expert speakers from a diverse array of institutions across the financial industry include executives and McIntire alumni professionals representing some of the School’s most highly valued corporate partners: companies who continue to play a vital role in the support of student engagement opportunities, curriculum development, and faculty research. The most recent edition of the conference, held Nov. 15 and 16, 2018, featured a panel of young UVA alumni who gave their “Perspectives from the Workplace.”

Carrie Heilman
November 30, 2018

Beloved McIntire Professor Carrie Heilman has been named to the second annual list of Top 50 Undergraduate Business Professors by business education website Poets&Quants for Undergrads.

GIE 2018
November 29, 2018

Every spring, McIntire's M.S. in Commerce students embark on the Global Immersion Experience (GIE), a faculty-led course taught overseas. An integral component of the M.S. in Commerce Program, the inimitable learning journey explores the economic, social, political, and cultural dynamics responsible for creating both a wealth of opportunities and a formidable series of challenges. Next month, students will each find out which of the GIE treks they will set out on next spring.

Tian Zeng
November 28, 2018

Adding to a growing list of his achievements, McIntire alum Tian Zeng was recently named as one of 25 rising stars of Wall Street by financial magazine Business Insider.