McIntire Now

Linda Meliani
April 17, 2018

For students at the Comm School, learning about business within an international context is a given. But for those who take advantage of the immersive study-abroad opportunities offered by the School, they are rewarded with an unmatched educational experience that enriches their commerce studies, expands their perspectives, and changes their lives.

George Overstreet
April 17, 2018

McIntire Professor 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.

Valo Park location
April 13, 2018

The Northern Virginia section of McIntire’s M.S. in MIT Program has moved to Tysons Corner, Va.

group of students in Israel
April 11, 2018

Israel has been called the “Startup Nation” with good reason: Innovation and entrepreneurship drive the economy, shape policy, and fuel development throughout the tiny, arid land.

Karen Seminara
April 9, 2018

Karen Seminara (McIntire ’94) has been working at the crossroads of finance and media ever since her first accounting position with Deloitte, when she was assigned to The New York Times Company.

students ride camels across sand dune
April 9, 2018

Picture a course description overflowing with details like going on safari to watch cheetah stalk impala, a stay in Nelson Mandela’s villa, learning about educational challenges from fellow students and social issues by those who lived through Apartheid, and meeting with national leaders to discu

Reid Calhoun
March 23, 2018

For Reid Calhoun (M.S. in Commerce ’18), it took time and some friendly family advice for him to find his way to McIntire.

Amar Cheema and Kieran O'Connor
March 22, 2018

How do evaluators decide which students enter the top universities and graduate schools, which athletes are considered the world’s best, and even which students receive the highest marks in class? New findings by McIntire Professors Kieran O’Connor and Amar Cheema suggest that judges’ evaluations become more positive over time, pointing to a possibly widespread bias that could influence such ratings and other similar contexts when individuals are evaluated as part of a series, even one that is randomly ordered. Their research was recently published in Psychological Science and featured in The Economist.

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