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Going electric

Associate professor's take on Volvo's public offering, commitment to electric vehicles and their impact on South Carolina

Learning languages

With their sights set on international careers, a Moore School student and alumna were awarded scholarships to participate in a prestigious and intensive language immersion program in summer 2021.

Accounting accolades

The Moore School recently announced some of their senior faculty members were recognized as Moore Fellows, were promoted to advanced titles or were named as chairs of their departments. They also welcomed new faculty members.

The power of AI

Moore School marketing associate professor Abhijit Guha explores in his research the impact artificial intelligence will have on marketing and retailing, due to AI's ability to deliver real-time and personalized recommendations, both significant drivers for retailing.

Investing in South Carolina students

Growing up in Sumter, South Carolina, alumnus Edwin Neal ('83 accounting, '84 MACC) never imagined he'd be working as an executive with a multinational financial institution.

Center for Executive Succession recognizes board chair, president and CEO of ADM with leadership award

The University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business will present the Center for Executive Succession's 2021 Leadership Legacy Award to Juan R. Luciano, board chairman, president and CEO for ADM, a leading global nutrition business.

Folks Center to host IB talks with automotive innovators and former U.S. ambassadors

The Folks Center for International Business at the Moore School will host two public events in October with international innovators and former U.S. ambassadors.

Volvo's public offering, commitment to electric vehicles could positively impact South Carolina

Moore School economics associate professor Tamara Sheldon says Volvo's new public offering and commitment to increase electric vehicles distribution could bring more jobs and newer technology to the Ridgeville, South Carolina, Volvo manufacturing plant.

Securing a legacy

Moore School finance professor Allen N. Berger and his wife, Mindy S. Ring, chose to create a planned gift to support finance students and faculty to honor their commitments to teaching and research.

Accounting junior leading national Black student organization UofSC chapter

Moore School junior Marreo Parks ('23 accounting) is gaining leadership experience as the president of a national association for Black accountants.

MHR and undergrad alumna elevates her career to next level with Facebook

Alumna Chloe Mattison ('09 international business and operations and supply chain, '12 MHR) attributes her time as an undergraduate and in the Master of Human Resources program at the Moore School to helping her attain a position with social media giant Facebook in London.

Moore School partners with Dominion Energy and Richland County schools to launch high school pipeline program pilot

The Moore School is partnering with Dominion Energy and Richland One and Richland Two school districts to develop a high school pipeline program. The Dominion Energy Power Forward Program provides unique opportunities for South Carolina students to enhance knowledge of and interest in business degrees and professions.

Companies' COVID-19 responses sway public perceptions

When businesses largely shut down or went to remote work at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, some organizations and their leaders were viewed more favorably than others. Two Moore School faculty recently published research in the Journal of Applied Psychology on companies' efforts to protect essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic and their impact on stakeholder sentiment.

Sustaining prominence in international business

How did the Sonoco International Business Department become such a major force in international business education? Read about the blueprint that has made the program world-class.

Moore School announces 23rd consecutive year as No. 1-ranked undergraduate international business program

The University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business announced today that its undergraduate international business program is ranked No. 1 according to U.S. News & World Report's 2022 Best Colleges publication released on Monday, Sept. 13. This announcement marks the 23rd consecutive year that the program has been ranked as the top undergraduate international business program in the country.

Undergraduate job placement at a historic 90 percent

The Moore School's class of 2021 has demonstrated its excellence, adaptability and resilience with a record-high undergraduate job placement rate.

Investing in international business

University investment comes in many forms: from endowments and successful alumni taking pride in their alma mater to federally funded grants and impact initiatives of private companies. For the past four years, UPS and The UPS Foundation, headquartered in Atlanta, have invested in the Folks Center for International Business at the UofSC Darla Moore School of Business by providing transformative support to underrepresented students studying international business.

Finding solutions for international strategy in an era of uncertainty

Long gone are the days when the generic risk algorithms and value-creating strategies underpinned by assumptions of globalization would guide your firm's performance and even your career development. This is a time of disruption -- be it from global pandemics, trade and supply chain uncertainty or the rise of the digital economy.

The difficulties of making sustainability affordable

Virtually all the top multinational firms and especially multinational retailers declare support for sustainability policies around the world. But few can actually deliver on this.

Expanding global business

Alumnus Brian Lu ('90 UofSC mechanical engineering master's, '93 MIBS) knows that the hallmark of the No. 1 international business program is the ability to travel the world. That is what inspired him to contribute $100,000 in 2020 to the Moore School, which established the Brian Lu Fund for International Business.

Providing new perspectives

Bernard ('70 business administration) and Bonnie Banks have experienced firsthand the impact of international travel on their worldviews. Their passion for travel combined with their admiration for the Moore School's emphasis on educational excellence persuaded the Banks to sponsor multiple funds for Moore School students.

MIB double-degree alumna pursuing Ph.D. to be a professor

Moore School alumna Valentina Sara Schneider ('17 MIB) said that she chose the Master of International Business double-degree program to broaden her understanding of international business and become more fully acquainted with American culture.

Management lecturer publishes second novel, wins SC Humanities award

Management lecturer Kāsie Whitener considers herself a lifelong storyteller -- a trait she says makes her a more effective instructor and feeds her passion for writing.

Surgeon exponentially grows medical practice with acquired MBA skills

UofSC double alumnus Dr. James Loging ('96 UofSC biology, '19 MBA) decided to further develop his business acumen at the Moore School so he could make more informed business decisions for his orthopedic practice and a few other businesses he owns.

2020 Page Prize winners announced

The Moore School's 13th annual Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Sustainability Issues in Business award winners were recently celebrated for their efforts to introduce or substantially upgrade sustainability courses or associated coursework into national and international business school curricula.

 

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