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Newsletter Archive

June 2020, Let’s review: a spring without precedent; National champions: UVA’s “Promotions” team takes the top spot; Valuable advice: personal finance tips for the “Young, Not Broke”; After years helping students live “an examined life,” Brad Brown retires; Zooming in: big-name speakers join Commerce courses; Alumni shift gears to fight the pandemic; After coronavirus cancels “Digital Safari,” an alum keeps students on track

May 2020, Two fourth-year students named to Poets&Quants 2020 Best & Brightest list; McIntire’s Class of ’20 rises to the challenge; Paying it forward: Class of ’20 reinvests; Singapore air force vet graduates from UVA in three years, wins award; Big wins carry forward Commerce; Global strides duly recognized; Keeping the Corner kicking

April 2020, McIntire forges ahead fast; Stay home and go global; UVA community pulls together for PPE; Don’t panic: riding out Wall Street’s historic highs and lows; More than 75 million COVID-19-related communications

February 2020, Revving up the used car market; This future business leader makes time for kid stuff: Liam Flaherty (McIntire ’20); Inspiring success with the Black Commerce Student Network; The data says: career success for M.S. in Business Analytics’ first graduating class; A $180 billion budget and a team of 700: Jonathan Moak (M.S. in Business Analytics ’19); From empowering youth entrepreneurship to expanding healthcare access: Emmanuel Abebrese (M.S. in Commerce ’16, Medicine ’20); Mike Lambros (McIntire ’02) sees bright solar business on the horizon;  Linda Bach (McIntire ’14) brings the heat to meet NW Switzerland’s CO2 goals; Patrick Keating’s (McIntire ’12) app reduces your carbon footprint with ease

February 2020, A special message from the Dean; Joanne Lee (McIntire ’21) helps high schoolers belong; Austin Ricketson (McIntire ’21) switched gears; Niketas Koussis (McIntire ’21) makes the most of opportunity; Taking notice: McIntire alumni awarded

December 2019, Undergraduate program ranks #3 in U.S.; $3 million gift from Robert M. White Jr. (McIntire ’87) establishes McIntire School Bicentennial Professorship Fund in Real Estate Finance; B Corporation basics; A surprising switch; First- and second-year women students get a taste of ICE; In this season of giving, who is more likely to give, and why? Accounting for taste with an Amazon influencer

November 2019, John Kirtley (McIntire ’85) and Kim Kirtley donate $1 million to establish the Carl P. Zeithaml Bicentennial Professorship Fund; Customers expect more from women leaders in a crisis; Keeping the robots in check; Professor David Mick honored; Double Hoo, Principal Consultant, and undefeated Thai boxer; Love that latte? Tip the farmer; Comm School students leading Smart Woman Securities at UVA

• October 2019, All-star Fall Forum speakers take on the business of sports; McIntire's M.S. in Global Commerce ranks among world's best; Maybe the rules really are made to be broken; Machine learning lessons: trusting AI in financial services; Sibling alumni right on target with college consulting startup; A dance music data startup has this alum busting a move to Bali; Five female CFOs discuss the challenges and opportunities of leadership in finance

September 2019, $10 Million endowment establishes John A. Griffin Dean's Chair at McIntire; Stepping way up: leadership, career inspiration, and business value; After $1 million+ in sales at Best Buy, accomplished transfer student starts at McIntire; From AB InBev Shanghai to LinkedIn Ireland and Allianz Partners' Paris office; Video: Mark Straub (McIntire '04) of Smile Identity; How a monthlong job in Florida became 10 Years working with golf great Jack Nicklaus; Analytics can help us work together better

August 2019, Message from the Dean: #1 U.S.-based master's in management program; Global Challenges Initiative; Inspire the Next Century campaign

July 2019, These UVA Today headlines prove that commerce continues to be a powerful catalyst for change

June 2019, Alum’s bat houses swoop on to ABC’s "Shark Tank"; Newly minted McIntire alumni paying it forward; Getting Africa online; Building relationships through financial planning; Bubble Soccer, Ninja Tag, and Forbes’ "30 Under 30 Asia"; How hunting for the right underwear inspired a new business; Managing IT, risk, and late dinners in Argentinian wine country

May 2019, Announcing our latest STEM designation: M.S. in Accounting; Building a digital bridge to Charlottesville kids; Rising third-years make a run for it; A one-man catalyst at McIntire and beyond; Speech! Speech!; Real-world learning prompts real-world plans; Bluffing at poker, targeting bin Laden, and debating the worst Super Bowl play call; A life-changing investment

April 2019, Best-selling author of Hidden Figures takes center stage; Splitting the rent with an NCAA national champion; Lazetta Rainey Braxton (McIntire '95) is on a mission; From working in the White House to protecting our online presence; Fourth-years to watch; Professor David C. Smith recognized for 2008 financial crisis studies with 2019 honor; Big data, big money

March 2019, John P. Connaughton (McIntire '87) and Stephanie F. Connaughton donate $5 million to establish Alternative Investing Professorship Fund; Innovation takes center stage at Charlottesville’s annual Tom Tom Founders Festival April 8-14; A telehealth platform and a livestreaming personal training app are just the beginning; A fearless female in finance; (Thankfully) it’s not real; Giving girls a running head start; Eco-minded, socially responsible, profitable—and teachable

February 2019, McIntire Investment Institute hits $1 million in assets and students immediately give back; Pitch perfect: catching up with Galant Challenge successes; Data does good: Business Analytics master’s students assist Vietnam War vets; Video: alumni Q&A with Arin Mitchell (McIntire ’13) of LinkedIn; The only student on President Ryan’s Strategic Planning Committee; Ankura-McIntire Case Competition celebrates 20 years; Even more support for Commerce Cohort

January 2019, Special Message from Dean Zeithaml: B-School of the Year; STEM designations; Visiting Scholar Margot Lee Shetterly

December 2018, BREAKING NEWS: Undergraduate program ranks #2 in U.S.; takes first in alumni satisfaction with student experience; Best of class: McIntire Professor Carrie Heilman honored; Thinking ahead: Comm School startup concept winners; Prestigious graduate fellowship awarded to Comm School fourth-year; Alum makes Business Insider’s list of 25 Rising Stars of Wall Street; Video: Global Immersion Experience (GIE); Inaugural Commerce Cohort off to a successful start

November 2018, McIntire team wins Darden @ Virginia Investment Challenge—again; How an M.S. in MIT alumna is impacting industry-wide issues; Studying the past to prepare for the future; Thought leaders recognized; Business decisions and military strategy; Entrepreneurship by the cup

October 2018, Alumni drive discussion, revving the "Engines of Growth"; Strategy, philanthropy, and the power of personal connections; Professor Jeff Boichuk featured in Course Hero's "Best Lesson" series; Only the strong (and organized) survive; McIntire student brings Broadway to Grounds; World-class: McIntire creates Global Advisory Board; Good talk: McIntire's Center for Investors and Financial Markets (CIFM) partners with Sands Capital

September 2018, The Chris and Carrie Shumway Foundation donates $25 million for a new building and program; McIntire Finance professors take a stand—and best conference paper award; Three ways to keep your emotions in check at work…or anywhere, really; Hoop (and smartphone) dreams: HomeCourt app by Alex Wu (McIntire '07) finds top b-ball talent; Comm School grads gain new perspectives through scholarships and fellowships; What’s next: new tech discoveries from the Center for Business Analytics; Inspirational commerce and the business of second chances

Message from the Dean, New UVA President Jim Ryan, Celebrating 20 years of ICE, Growing our global footprint, Successful launch of new M.S. in Business Analytics, We heard you! Results of first McIntire alumni survey

June 2018, An unforgettable first-rate ride to nationals; Big ideas meet big money; No predictive tech could have anticipated his level of success; Reverse the trend: seven strategies for fixing underperforming businesses; In the shadow of WWII, McIntire’s oldest living alumna broke barriers at the Comm School; An international entertainment network executive talks industry disruption; Artificial intelligence is changing how we work—here’s how companies can be ready; Deloitte Scholars dig into data behind Amazon product reviews; Working under the original “Moneyballer,” Comm grad sharpens her baseball analytics skills

May 2018, Nationals, here they come! “Promotions” class to compete for national title; Distinguished Professorship in Real Estate Established in honor of George Overstreet; Accounting Professor Craig Lefanowicz recognized with All-University Teaching Award, McIntire student’s inspiring life turnaround featured on “Megyn Kelly TODAY”; Want a marketing Ph.D.? Start with McIntire; Inventive financial research methods pay off in more ways than one; Student leader’s Commerce coursework strengthens black student community; Double majors take on finance’s grand challenges; Family features prominently for Latino Student Network president; Mentors make the difference: student credits faculty and fellow students for his successful path; McIntire rising fourth-year wins prestigious Sky Alland Scholarship; 10 students, 10 years of success: Meet M.S. in Commerce students on the program’s 10th anniversary

April 2018, Ready for the world: McIntire's M.S. in Global Commerce Program leads the way; From Mandela's villa to the "Warren Buffett of China": An extraordinary course for learning; Innovating at the crossroads of history and tradition; Many essential McIntire moments don't take place on Grounds; Excellence recognized: Professor George Overstreet awarded; Professor Carrie Heilman leads "Promotions" team to district win; What's next: Professors Kieran O'Connor and Amar Cheema reveal how judges get lax over time; New space in NoVA for the M.S. in MIT Program; 10 years of success and 10 students: Meet an M.S. in Commerce student on the program's 10th anniversary

March 2018, What's next: Two McIntire professors protect our retirement investments; Innovative entrepreneurship! Industry disruption! Block parties!; Dream job realized: Alumna Nancy Twine's natural beauty startup success story; Work in IT? Join us on Grounds for the 11th annual Knowledge Continuum May 11; A rising star in a stellar family; An international tax accountant in Paris; 10 Years, 10 students. Meet an M.S. in Commerce student on the 10th anniversary of the program

February 2018, Innovating in India; Making sense of the stock market: Professors David Chapman and Patrick Dennis weigh in; McIntire athletes excel in business and beyond; What's next: insightful work of McIntire faculty; From advertising to accessories: female entrepreneur sets the fashion trends; The award goes to ... Professor Suprateek Sarker honored by the Association for Information Systems; Get to know an M.S. in Commerce student on the 10th anniversary of the program

January 2018, College Magazine ranks McIntire in top 10 American schools for female entrepreneurs; Dignity at last: alum’s company launches a reimagined hospital gown; Coming soon: Master of Science in Business Analytics--a new partnership with the Darden School; M.S. in MIT's coursework and classmates give UVA employees instant career upgrades; Lights, camera, data! Exploring marketing research of the $2 trillion entertainment industry; McIntire alums talk entrepreneurship, social responsibility, communication; Meet an M.S. in Commerce student on the 10th anniversary of the program; McIntire named as a Poets&Quants for Undergrads business school to watch

December 2017, McIntire undergraduate business program ranks third in U.S.; Increased revenue safeguards McIntire’s unparalleled educational experience; Three McIntire undergrads stun the competition and win “Darden @ Virginia” Investing Challenge; Oh, the places they go! 2017 Destinations Report available; Bowled over by breakfast: financial analyst alum turns entrepreneur; McIntire students run for social and racial justice; 10 years, 10 students: meet an M.S. in Commerce student on the 10th anniversary of the program

November 2017, Are the robots coming for our jobs? International interns: keeping clients happy in Madrid, Lisbon, and Singapore; Groundbreaking research: it’s all happening in IT; A call for community voices to upend racial division and wealth inequity; Celebrating 10 years of the program, meet 10 M.S. in Commerce students; Mindful McIntire: students, faculty, and staff learn stress resilience and mental discipline; Executive’s guide to fighting bad guys; Alumni give students honest advice about making the most of marketing job opportunities

October 2017, Social networks, people skills, and...accounting? Q&A with Professor Andrea Roberts; Meet 10 M.S. in Commerce students on the program's 10-year anniversary; Public reactions to male and female business leaders in crisis; From cleaning toilets to Hilton CEO: UVA Today Q&A with McIntire alum Chris Nassetta; IT Executive Thomas Bayer on why being a technologist is harder than ever before; Alum's booming restaurant chain envisioned in McIntire entrepreneurship class; UVA's new Faculty Athletics Rep is McIntire's own Marketing Professor Carrie Heilman; Inspiring financial wellness: how Bob Hardaway (McIntire '49) continues to touch people's lives; Alumni news; McIntire in UVA Today

June 2017, The Economist ranks the McIntire School’s M.S. in Commerce Program #2 worldwide; McIntire faculty tackle today’s big questions in TED-style COMMTalks [VIDEOS]; McIntire Management Professor Amanda Cowen wins All-University Teaching Award; McIntire's Galant Challenge connects three UVA community start-ups with $500,000 in potential capital; Tenth Annual Knowledge Continuum inspires IT professionals with keynote session by best-selling author Geoffrey Moore; McIntire spotlight: Neil Ackerman (M.S. in MIT ’09), Mondelez International’s Global Director of E-Commerce; McIntire in UVA Today

March 2017, McIntire's M.S. in Global Commerce students poised for success in global business environment; "Hidden Figures," film based on McIntire alum’s bestselling book, nominated for three Oscars, including best picture; Retired McIntire Professor Bernie Morin passes away; Retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal offers unique insight into how large organizations must "Adapt or Perish"; McIntire School's Spring Symposium April 28--COMMTalks: Ideas. Inspiration. Impact.; Tenth Annual Knowledge Continuum to be held Friday, May 12; McIntire in UVA Today

November 2016, McIntire's Fall Forum explores challenges and future of the European Union; McIntire Professor Emeritus Jack Lindgren passes away; McIntire welcomes new undergraduate, graduate students; McIntire spotlight: The Carlyle Group’s Dan O’Brien (M.S. in MIT ’16), winner of the 2016 M.S. in MIT Award for Excellence in Leadership and Technology; Business Analytics Colloquium 2016; CarMax joins McIntire's team of ICE Corporate Sponsors

May 2016, McIntire Spring Symposium offers fascinating look at the past, present, and future of data analytics; McIntire Business Institute applications, enrollment show dramatic year-over-year growth; Professor David Lehman wins All-University Teaching Award; In broad-ranging panel event, outstanding women in real estate discuss what it takes to make it in the industry; Dollar Tree "International" Case Competition delivers real-world strategic insight

March 2016, SCHEV gives green light to McIntire's innovative new M.S. in Global Commerce Program; Bigger, faster data; McIntire Professor and renowned networks expert Rob Cross discusses “collaborative overload,” work featured on cover of Harvard Business Review; 2016 Navigant McIntire Case Competition challenges students to engage in comprehensive, real-world strategic analysis; Ninth Annual Knowledge Continuum to be held May 13; Second Annual "Meet McIntire" event draws outstanding undergraduate accounting students from across the U.S.; ICE students gain invaluable real-world insight at Hilton corporate headquarters

November 2015, McIntire School signs agreement with ESADE School of Business and Lingnan College at Sun Yat-sen University to offer M.S. degrees on three continents; McIntire School's M.S. in Commerce Program takes top spot in Value Colleges ranking; McIntire welcomes new undergraduate, graduate students; McIntire to host new Entrepreneurship Minor; Anheuser-Busch InBev joins McIntire’s team of ICE Corporate Sponsors; McIntire hosts inaugural Careers in Marketing Forum

• May 2015, McIntire Dean Carl Zeithaml joins distinguished UVA delegation at grand opening of University’s China office; McIntire Professor Peter Maillet offers extensive comments on global economy in Chinese publication International Finance News; Journey to innovation; Breadth vs. depth: McIntire Professor Tom Bateman investigates why some researchers are inclined to span boundaries, others to remain within them; Out of crisis, a commitment to opportunity, Big day for big data

• March 2015, McIntire part of $1.5 million NSF grant to examine use of analytics and crowdsourcing for cybersecurity; New book by McIntire Professor Jason Williamson offers comprehensive big data career guide; M.S. in MIT student Greg Godbout leading major upgrade of federal government's online presence; Student organizations update; McIntire alum Jamie Sisley premieres film at prestigious Berlin International Film Festival; McIntire Business Institute gearing up for online and residential summer sessions

• December 2014, Fall Forum offers insiders’ look at real estate investment; M.S. in Commerce Program to offer new concentration in business analytics; 2014 Careers in Finance Conference showcases wide array of opportunities; M.S. in Commerce students deliver fresh insights to program’s corporate partners; Eight outstanding EY Scholars join McIntire’s M.S. in Accounting Program; Lighting of the Courtyard, holiday sharing

• September 2014, McIntire exceeds Annual Fund goal, sets new fundraising record; McIntire welcomes new undergraduate, graduate students; McIntire’s Center for Business Analytics hosts inaugural analytics colloquium; Ryan Nelson and Trey Maxham take on new leadership roles at the McIntire School; McIntire Professor Emeritus Gib Akin passes away at age 73

• May 2014, McIntire entrepreneurship symposium offers insight, inspiration; McIntire remains #2 among nation’s top business programs in Bloomberg Businessweek rankings; Ryan Nelson wins All-University Teaching Award; Rob Hoover joins McIntire as new Associate Dean for Administration and CFO; McIntire Investment Institute celebrates 20th anniversary; McIntire hosts “Aspire to Lead: The PwC Women’s Leadership Series”

• March 2014, M.S. in MIT students tackle live cases in Argentina; Three winter break trips, one big success in the Big Apple; McIntire, UVA students win semifinal round of KPMG International Case Competition; 15th Annual Navigant-McIntire Case Competition; McIntire students win CFA Institute scholarships; Women’s Business Forum event: MadWomen for the Advertising Tech Revolution

• December 2013, COMM 3200 students raise more than $25,000 for local community; Opening eyes, and doors, to careers in finance; Tomtoberfest’s Founders Fair offers budding entrepreneurs insight, inspiration, and a chance to pitch their big idea; McIntire graduate and Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian visits UVA; Happy holidays from the McIntire School

• September 2013, McIntire School celebrates Capital Campaign, Annual Fund success; McIntire ranks #1 in Bloomberg Businessweek’s corporate strategy specialty ranking; McIntire welcomes new undergraduate, graduate students; McIntire School of Commerce Foundation to bring McIntire Business Institute online; Empowering smart women with investment knowledge and financial influence; Dominion awards $14,000 grant to McIntire School of Commerce Foundation

• May 2013, McIntire hosts symposium on investing in markets, society, and ourselves, Gary Ballinger and Trey Maxham win teaching awards, Jack Lindgren and David Maloney retire, McIntire’s Jeannine Fields wins 2013 Leonard W. Sandridge Outstanding Contribution Award, Darci Spuck joins McIntire as Director of Global Alumni & Friends Engagement, Captivated by Silicon Valley companies, McIntire students consider opportunities in the Bay Area

• March 2013, McIntire remains #2 among nation's top business programs in Bloomberg Businessweekrankings, UVA January term in Argentina: consulting in the wine industry, McIntire students win national Unilever competition, head to Singapore for global finals, McIntire, UVA students shine at National Undergraduate Venture Capital Investment Competition, 14th Annual Navigant-McIntire Case Competition, McIntire students win CFA Institute scholarships

• December 2012, McIntire lights up the courtyard, Former McIntire School Advisory Board member Patrick Hogan named UVA Executive Vice President and COO, When the “boys club” is all girls, What does a “career in finance” really mean? Stay thirsty, my friends

• September 2012, McIntire exceeds Annual Fund Goal, Class of 2012 reports strong job placement numbers, Eight McIntire School specialty areas earn top 10 spots in Bloomberg Businessweek rankings, McIntire Professors Rob Cross and Peter Gray win prestigious MIT award, Cindy Wei (McIntire ’12) receives Faculty Award

• May 2012, Zeithaml looks ahead to five more years at McIntire, appointed for fourth term as Dean; McIntire School’s Spring Symposium explores investing and doing business in emerging markets; Inaugural Galant Center Challenge offers budding entrepreneurs real-world experience, real money; McIntire remains #2 among nation’s top business programs in Bloomberg Businessweek rankings; President Obama lauds University partnership in speech at Rolls-Royce

• February 2012, McIntire receives $5 million gift to establish Blue Ridge Leadership Fellows Program, “A compelling introduction to the accounting profession,” Flying high, Dominion’s chief nuclear officer talks to COMM 1800 students about the safety and long-term viability of nuclear power, McIntire students relish hands-on overseas learning experiences

• December 2011, McIntire holds forum on “Cultivating Well-Being: The Necessary Role of Business Leaders, Researchers, and Educators,” Flourishing in consumer-based societies, David C. Smith teams with Law School’s Michal Barzuza in study highlighting risks of investing in Nevada-based companies, Dominion Senior Vice President Mary C. Doswell discusses “Winning through Innovation” with COMM 1800 students, Digital Fulcrum founders visit COMM 4240, “Electronic Commerce”

• September 2011, McIntire exceeds Annual Fund goal, sets new fundraising record, John Wheeler retires, McIntire receives generous gift to establish the D. Jean Wu Global Travel Fund, London calling, McIntire student Katie White featured in “Bay Game” promotional advertisement

• May 2011, McIntire shines in Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s “Best College Business Programs by Specialty” rankings, McIntireONE and M.S. in MIT ONE campaigns a smashing success, McIntire receives generous gift to create Roger L. and Barbara C. Calvert Endowment Fund for McIntire Students, Fast and furious, Five 2011 McIntire graduates to join Teach For America

• March 2011, UVA Board of Visitors approves differential tuition for McIntire School of Commerce, McIntire remains #2 among nation’s top business programs in Bloomberg BusinessWeek rankings, Five McIntire students win CFA Institute scholarships, Two McIntire students receive YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund Awards, Building bridges 

• November 2010, McIntire hosts conference on “The Facebook Effect and the Power of Pull: How Social Media Is Reshaping Our World,” McIntire’s Annual Fall Forum features discussion of “Distressed Debt Investing in Today’s Corporate and Real Estate Markets,” Dean Carl Zeithaml to lead search committee for Leonard Sandridge successor, McIntire welcomes two new ICE sponsors, Dominion supports McIntire curriculum with $40,000 grant

• August 2010, Students in McIntire’s M.S. in Commerce Program gain international insight through Global Immersion Experience, McIntire exceeds Annual Fund goal, sets new fundraising record, M.S. in MIT Program to celebrate anniversaries with gala weekend of educational, social activities, McIntire’s Mary Riner wins Leonard W. Sandridge Outstanding Contribution Award, Graduate Commerce Council and Procter & Gamble host Graduate Student Leadership Dinner

• May 2010, McIntire School hosts symposium on “China’s Emergence and the Transformation of Global Commerce,” McIntire Professors Marcia L. Pentz and Barb Wixom win All-University Teaching Awards, McIntire Professor Emeritus Andy Ruppel passes away at age 71, First-ever O’Connell Global Immersion Award recipients selected, COMM 3050 students make webinar debut

• March 2010, BusinessWeek ranks McIntire second among nation’s top business programs, In memoriam: Scott May (McIntire ’10), McIntire School Foundation and Corporate Executive Board form alliance to manage and promote the Network Roundtable, McIntire Professor David C. Smith to teach CFA executive education course, McIntire community raises funds to help people of Haiti

• January 2010, McIntire and Darden co-host Second Annual Virginia Value Investing Conference, McIntire establishes new graduate alumni board, McIntire Professor Karin Bonding recognized for alumni education and community service, Investor Solutions Graduate Scholarship winner announced, 2009 Joseph Miniotas Communication Scholars announced

• September 2009, Notes from abroad, McIntire meets Annual Fund goal, New endowment to benefit students in M.S. in Commerce Program, Scholarship fund established to honor Kevin Owen Ferris (McIntire '95), McIntire celebrates first graduating class of M.S. in Commerce Program

• May 2009, Renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs warns of continuing global economic instability; calls for market reform at annual spring symposium, Professor Stefano Grazioli receives All-University Teaching Award, McIntire students present winning UVA sustainability project, Meeting Warren Buffett, On the job

March 2009, BusinessWeek ranks McIntire School No. 1 among nation's undergraduate business programs, McIntire School's annual spring symposium to explore global commerce in the 21st century, Microfinance, big lessons, Professor David C. Smith to teach CFA executive education course, Marketing students take a bite out of the Big Apple

• December 2008, McIntire School holds forum on investment strategies in turbulent times, McIntire and Darden co-host value investing conference, Peter Maillet named Associate Dean for Global Initiatives, SEEDing change, Now you’re talking

• September 2008, McIntire welcomes first M.S. in Commerce students, M.S. in Management of IT Program lands McIntire School among Computerworld's 10 "IT Schools to Watch," McIntire’s M.S. in Commerce Program receives generous gift to establish the Franklin Family Endowment Fund for International Awards, McIntire School posts Annual Fund record, McIntire joins ranks of CFA Program Partners

• July 2008, E&Y Your Master Plan students volunteer at Innisfree and Habitat for Humanity, McIntire’s business law specialty earns top honors from BusinessWeek, Ashby Taylor (McIntire '08) receives prestigious Faculty Award, Maria Salazar receives Alumni Association Distinguished Service Award, Comm School leads UVA team to victory in KPMG National Audit Competition

• May 2008, April 25 a historic day for the McIntire School, Ernst & Young awards $600,000 to the McIntire School, Executive Director of the McIntire School of Commerce Foundation job opening, Ivy Society hosts business golf seminar, Navigant-McIntire case competition

• February 2008, McIntire's undergrad program ranked No. 2 by BusinessWeek, McIntire establishes exchange agreements with two top schools in Asia, Road rename honors Professor Andy Ruppel, The joy of cookies, McIntire team places first in Goodman Accounting Challenge

• December 2007, McIntire announces name of new state-of-the-art building on the Lawn, McIntire hosts panel discussion on "Private Equity Revolution," Student helps create sustainable water filter business in Africa, McIntire offers executive education program in Copenhagen, McIntire student a finalist in AAF's Most Promising Minority Student Program

• September 2007, McIntire faculty travels the globe, forging partnerships with top schools, Universitas 21 program held on the Grounds of UVA, "Back to the Lawn" update, ’07 McIntire grad recognized as one of Advertising Age’s "40 under 40," McIntire Alumni Trustee Program thriving 

• June 2007, McIntire launches new M.S. in Commerce Program, Three professors retire, McIntire hosts symposium on high-impact leadership, Comm School students earn national honors in auditing and advertising competitions, Comm School and Law School co-host conference on finance and law

• April 2007, BusinessWeek ranks McIntire #2 again, McIntire in Tanzania, Network Roundtable sparks actionable ideas, Bob Webb discusses his new book, McIntire receives $5 million gift from Philip Morris

• Fall 2006, Ronde and Tiki Barber make $1 million gift to University's campaign, McIntire hosts Harvard's Howard Gardner, McIntire receives generous grant from Dominion

• Summer 2006, BusinessWeek ranks McIntire #2, McIntire wins national AAF competition, Mike Morris named Associate Dean for Graduate Programs

• Spring 2006, Adelaide Wilcox King named Senior Associate Dean, Generous gift to Global Communicators Program

• Fall 2005, Ellen Whitener Memorial 5K Run, McIntire Fall Forum: "Bubble Trouble? A Hard Look at Today's Real Estate Markets," McIntire welcomes students displaced by Hurricane Katrina

• Summer 2005, Remembering Ellen Whitener, McIntire breaks ground on $60 million building project, Sixth Annual Spring Symposium

• Winter 2005, McIntire plans "Back to the Lawn" groundbreaking, Spring symposium to explore risk in 21st century, "Leading in a Connected World" conference

• Fall 2004, "Leading in a Connected World" conference, "Back to the Lawn" update, McIntire/Engineering team places second in Singapore entrepreneurship competition

• Summer 2004, Spring symposium features globalization experts, McIntire team places second in national AAF competition, CMIT events

• Spring 2004, Spring symposium to feature Robert Kaplan and other globalization experts, Outstanding executive education programs

• Winter 2004, McIntire student Luckson Hove, "Back to the Lawn" update, PricewaterhouseCoopers Center and proposed Institute for Wisdom and Integrity in Commerce and Consumption host forum

• Summer 2003, "Back to the Lawn" campaign kicks off, Board of Visitors approves academic complex design, Nobel Prize winner addresses Fourth Annual Spring Symposium

• Spring 2003, McIntire to host April symposium with Daniel Kahneman, Marketing Area excels, CMIT program: IT and business value

• Winter 2003, McIntire centers events, Commonwealth Blitz success, Accounting programs rankings

• Fall 2002, Architects selected for new academic complex, McIntire ranked No. 5, Carl Zeithaml reappointed Dean

• Summer 2002, April symposium with Robert Mondavi, McIntire in South America, McIntire student wins in Darden competition

• Spring 2002, McIntire returns to Lawn, McIntire students in Darden Incubator Program, Business-media panel

• Winter 2002, Energy symposium, New M.S. in MIT section, New M.S. in Accounting Program, High CPA pass rates

• Summer 2001, Jim Collins, Capital Campaign goal met

• Spring 2001, ICE curriculum, Monroe Hall expansion kickoff

• Winter 2000, First hedge fund symposium, Murray gift