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Bryan School alumnae recognized at Greensboro Small Business Awards

Two Bryan School alumnae were recognized Thursday at the 2020 Greensboro Small Business Awards. The awards, held virtually by the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, aimed to celebrate the city’s vibrant community of growing businesses and serve as a thank you and reward for their efforts. Jasmine Beard ’10 took home this year’s Minority Small Business … Continued

Bryan alumna reflects on Hanesbrands gown project: ‘It took a village’

Tasmin Farzana ’14 (MBA) has learned plenty of new things while working from home during quarantine. For one, there’s chess, a game she admits she hasn’t quite mastered. Another is chemistry. Farzana, Senior Procurement Manager of Global Operations at Hanesbrands Inc., oversaw the chemical component of the company’s agreement to supply the U.S. Federal Emergency … Continued

Does hard work pay off? Research examines return on long hours

They say hard work pays off. But, as Dr. Dora Gicheva explores in a recent paper, the return on that hard work could vary tremendously depending on a person’s occupation. Gicheva, associate professor with the Bryan School’s Department of Economics, began her career as a labor economist, completing dissertation work on the subject of workers … Continued

Congratulations to Jeremy Bray and his fellow colleagues on their award of $1,544,105

Congratulations to Jeremy Bray and his fellow colleagues on their award of $1,544,105.00 from the NCDHHS Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services (MHDDSAS) for the project, “The North Carolina Tiered Care Coordination Pilot Project, 2020-2021.” Lead PI: Sonja Frison, Ph.D. PI(s): Jeremy Bray, Ph.D., Christine Murray, Ph.D., Stephen Sills, Ph.D.

Kshetri: How to Secure and Protect a Website

Congratulations to Nir Kshetri as he was interviewed by the online media publication focusing on cybersecurity SecureBlitz for the article, “How To Secure And Protect A Website.” (June 29, 2020)

Yonghong Liu: Vision, passion, and care

Congratulations to Yonghong Liu as her coauthored paper was accepted for publication by Public Relations Review. Reference – Men, L. R., Yue, C. A., & Liu, Y. (2020). “Vision, passion, and care:” The impact of charismatic executive leadership communication on employee trust and support for organizational change. Public Relations Review.

Kshetri: Moscow said to hire Kaspersky to Build Voting Blockchain with Bitfury Software

Nir Kshetri was quoted about blockchain-based voting in Russia by CoinDesk, a media outlet focusing on cryptocurrencies and digital assets, in the article “Moscow Said to Hire Kaspersky to Build Voting Blockchain With Bitfury Software,” The story was also published in Nasdaq ( and other outlets.

Congratulations to Dr. Dianne Welsh for nomination of her paper!

Dr. Dianne Welsh, Hayes Distinguished Professor (Bryan School) and her co-author, Orlando Llanos, have been notified that “Los Lingues®: Transitioning family identity through branding the 20th oldest family business in the world” has been nominated for the IFERA 2020 Best Award in the Teaching Cases Studies & Exercises category. IFERA is the International Family Enterprise … Continued