Feb 22

Economics professor’s research influencing educational and workplace policy

Equality. Economic mobility. Privilege. Workplace relations. Intrinsic motivation. Associate Professor Dr. Dora Gicheva’s passion for looking deeply into these and related issues is contributing to a broader body of knowledge that can be applied to real-life everyday topics for students, employees, employers, and policymakers. Her current research projects aim to increase access and retention of … Continued

Feb 05

Does unemployment insurance help? Finalist for UNCG’s 3MT explores complicated answer

When she first discovered Three Minute Thesis, Kelsi Hobbs thought it would be good practice if nothing else. In the annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, held at hundreds of universities and institutions worldwide, currently enrolled master’s or doctoral students present their thesis or dissertation research to a non-specialist audience in just three minutes. “I … Continued

Feb 03

Is there a scenario where Redditors don’t get hurt?

This blog post was written by the Bryan School’s Dr. Vasyl Taras, Associate Professor in the Department of Management. Reddit users decided that Wall Street’s bet against GameStop is immoral and greedy. I am not sure why shorting is immoral and greedy, but OK. So, the Redditors start buying GameStop shares, and as demand increases, … Continued

Dec 23

The Making of a Mentor

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story originally appeared in the Fall 2020 Bryan Business Report magazine. In her job as district sales manager for Volvo Group, Blanca Montilla ’06 MBA was responsible for helping truck dealerships develop their brands and increase sales. But her real passion is helping people rise to their potential. “If you want to … Continued

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