As part of a select list of the best young marketing academics in the world, McIntire Marketing Professors Derick Davis and Irina Kozlenkova have been named 2019 Young Scholars by the Marketing Science Institute.
The opportunities and challenges facing private companies, and the investors who buy these companies, served as the topic of conversation at the McIntire School of Commerce’s 2018 Fall Forum on Oct. 12. Presented by McIntire and its Galant Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Center for Investors and Financial Markets, the School welcomed the community to Old Cabell Hall for “Private Firms—Engines of Growth.”
From her personal giving to the University and her work with the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation to her consulting history and her own more recent foray into venture capital investing, McIntire alum Mary Owen sees a connecting thread through it all: It traces back to her connections with people and making sure that she fosters those connections.
Being a student-athlete takes discipline. Being a student-athlete while completing McIntire’s intense Integrated Core Experience (ICE) also takes fearlessness, resolve, and some precise planning.
How many students can expect to work with actual consumer sales data and contribute to the success of a growing startup? Education website Course Hero recently spotlighted this innovative learning experience as part of its “Best Lesson” series in an article featuring Marketing Professor Jeffrey Boichuk and his use of evidenced-based management in marketing to study consumers in his course, “Customer Analytics.”
The Center for Investors and Financial Markets (CIFM) at the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce is excited to announce a new partnership with Sands Capital Management. The three-year commitment by the Arlington, Va.-based investment firm will fund initiatives including the recently developed Sands Capital Professional Speaker Series, a yearly speaker series exploring timely and relevant financial topics. This initiative further enhances the CIFM’s commitment to faculty research, curriculum development, and industry engagement.
To support McIntire in its mission to maintain a leadership position in global business education and research, the School has created the McIntire Global Advisory Board. Board members will impact current and future business leaders from around the world, and engage with scholars and researchers in business education on Grounds and abroad.
What facilitates economic growth? What forces are responsible for spurring innovation across industries? What organizations will solve society’s greatest grand challenges?
The answers often point back to private firms.