McIntire Now

Ahmed Abbasi and Yang Shim
September 26, 2019

As AI becomes a ubiquitous component of business, we spoke to EY Partner and Center for Business Analytics Board Member Yang Shim (McIntire ’96) and Center Director and IT Professor Ahmed Abbasi about five critical factors financial services firms should take into account when using the technology.

members of Smart Woman Securities
September 26, 2019

We spoke with a few of Smart Woman Securities at the University of Virginia’s 2019-2020 officers, who share what makes their group so vital and how their time in the organization has impacted both their education and future careers.

Philipp Hampl
September 24, 2019

We recently spoke to graduate Philipp Hampl about his current position, how the transformative M.S. in Global Commerce experience continues to inform his work, and how it has given him an invaluable international network.

John Chambers
September 24, 2019

In celebration of McIntire’s 100th anniversary in 2021, the Commerce School is pleased to present a special webinar edition of its Centennial Speaker Series. The webinar will feature a thought-provoking conversation between visionary leader and former Cisco CEO John Chambers and digital media entrepreneur Rebecca Weeks Watson (McIntire ’01).

Sarah Colburn
September 20, 2019

We recently spoke to Colburn to ask her more about her entrepreneurial home design venture, how McIntire prepared her for it, and what current students should know about going into business for themselves.

Serena Patel, Connie Zhang, and Alexi Himarios
September 17, 2019

UVA's Master’s in Business Analytics Program is already making a huge positive difference in the lives of its graduates. Launched in fall 2018, the innovative program offered in partnership by UVA's Darden School of Business and McIntire School of Commerce graduated its first class in August 2019—and the overwhelmingly positive results of the groundbreaking coursework, committed faculty, and supportive cohort have created a wealth of opportunities for its participants.

John Griffin teaching a class
September 12, 2019

UVA Board of Visitors member and 1985 Commerce alumnus John A. Griffin has pledged $6 million to endow the McIntire School's deanship. Together with $4 million in matching funds from the University’s Bicentennial Professors Fund, the $10 million endowment, approved Sept. 12 by the Board of Visitors, will establish the John A. Griffin Dean’s Chair to support the salary and activities of McIntire’s dean.

Peter Gray
September 11, 2019

Most of us are excruciatingly aware of how many hours of any given work day are ruthlessly eaten up by a seemingly endless stream of meetings, phone calls, and emails. And if you’re of the belief that there must be a better way, good news: There is.

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