McIntire Accounting Professor Craig Lefanowicz is one of eight UVA professors to receive a 2018 All-University Teaching Award, in recognition of his outstanding mentoring and teaching of undergraduate and graduate students.
UVA student Nadjad Nikabou-Salifou (A&S ’19), along with two students in McIntire’s Entrepreneurship Minor capstone “Launch” course, Jack Freed (A&S ’18) and Troy Sweeney (A&S ’18), are carving out a place for themselves in the crowded coffee market with an inventive startup.
Offering up-to-the-minute insights into such key IT topics as the latest approaches to blockchain, machine learning, design thinking, DevOps, and cybersecurity, the 2018 Knowledge Continuum will take place Friday, May 11, in McIntire’s Rouss & Robertson Halls.
The McIntire Business Institute at UVA’s McIntire School of Commerce is teaching students and practitioners to tackle today’s business challenges through the lens of social, environmental, and fiscal responsibility with its latest offering, an online Certificate in Sustainable Business.
Aditya Chaudhry (McIntire ’18) says he has always been interested in complex systems and how they work. His curiosity and exemplary academic performance led him to McIntire’s Global Commerce Scholars program, through which he conducted a year-long deep dive about financial markets and where, using machine-learning techniques, he studied the common economic drivers that jointly determine U.S. stock and bond market prices. But successfully implementing inventive research methods for his thesis is only the beginning of great things for Chaudhry.
One of the core tenets of the McIntire School is the noble goal of improving the world through commerce, and the free exchange of complex ideas within Rouss & Robertson Halls is the intellectual capital that sets the stage for students to facilitate that positive change.
McIntire student Kate McGinn (McIntire ’19), programs director of student entrepreneurship center HackCville, is this year’s recipient of the University of Virginia’s prestigious Sky Alland Scholarship.
As U.S. universities retool their courses and programs to meet demand, McIntire’s innovative M.S. in Global Commerce leads the pack in preparing students to be effective participants in the interconnected international economy.