Business / Economy
March 29, 2013 | General News
Terry College and Tull School of Accounting maintain accreditation
The University of Georgia Terry College of Business and its Tull School of Accounting have maintained accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
March 11, 2013 | Events on Campus
Panel discussion on turning research into business to be held March 26
The products and processes developed by scientists at the University of Georgia may one day become the foundation for new medical treatments, cleaner energy production or faster computers. But what many might not know is that these same discoveries may also serve as the foundation for a strong business.
March 4, 2013 | Research News
UGA researchers discover a new way the housing market affects the economy
February 27, 2013 | Honors & Awards
UGA’s Charlotte Mason appointed Terry Chair of Marketing
Charlotte H. Mason, a marketing professor at the University of Georgia, has been appointed to the C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry Chair of Marketing at the Terry College of Business.
February 25, 2013 | Research News
UGA Entrepreneurial Week announced
The University of Georgia will host Entrepreneurial Week, March 22-29, to foster economic development in the region and provide inspiration and advice to those contemplating a plunge into the competitive and exciting world of entrepreneurship.
February 20, 2013 | General News
UGA to host timberland investment conference on Amelia Island
More than 500 people from more than a dozen countries are expected to attend the 2013 Timberland Investment Conference held biannually by the University of Georgia's Center for Forest Business. The conference will run from Feb. 27 to March 1 and will focus on achieving investment efficiency in a market-oriented systems and making prudent timberland investment decisions.
February 7, 2013 | Events on Campus
Public conversation with R.E.M. adviser Bertis Downs to be held in UGA Chapel
February 1, 2013 | Research News
UGA, local manufacturers announce launch of area wage survey
The University of Georgia, in collaboration with the Athens Area Manufacturers Council, will conduct a survey on wages of local manufacturing companies this spring. The results of the wage survey, which targets industries in Athens, Oconee and surrounding areas, will assist local manufacturers in all aspects of budget preparation, hiring and personnel planning. The survey is the first of its kind in the state.
January 31, 2013 | General News
Committee seeks dean for UGA’s Terry College of Business
University of Georgia Provost Jere Morehead has appointed a committee to begin a national search to fill the position of dean of the Terry College of Business.
January 30, 2013 | Events on Campus
Federal Reserve board member to address banking conference
Federal Reserve Board of Governors member Elizabeth A. Duke will deliver the keynote address Feb. 5 at 8:30 a.m. at the 17th annual Southeastern Bank Management and Directors Conference at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth.
January 29, 2013 | Events on Campus
CEO of SCANA to speak at UGA on Feb. 1
Kevin Marsh, chairman and CEO of the Fortune 500 company SCANA Corp., will share his thoughts on leadership Feb. 1 at the University of Georgia. Marsh, an alumnus of UGA's Terry College of Business, will speak at 10:10 a.m. in room 271 of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. A breakfast reception will precede the event, starting at 9:30 a.m.
January 14, 2013 | Events on Campus
U.S. Senators Warner and Chambliss to speak at Mason Public Leadership Lecture
U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) will share their views on leadership and public service Jan. 28 at 10:10 a.m. at the University of Georgia Chapel as part of the Terry Leadership Speaker Series Mason Public Leadership Lecture. Warner, who will deliver the lecture, will be introduced by Chambliss and both will participate in the question and answer session following the lecture.
January 10, 2013 | General News
Tax season is prime time for potential identity theft
Like many other phishing scams, identity thieves may try to take advantage of Americans filing their taxes by sending fake emails, texts or social media postings supposedly from the IRS. But one data security proponent at the University of Georgia is warning taxpayers to be suspicious if they receive any electronic communications from the IRS seeking personal information.
November 29, 2012 | Research News
UGA research and innovation to be highlighted at USG economic development forum
University of Georgia researchers, new technologies and programs that impact Georgia's rural economy and create new industries will be featured Dec. 3 at the Chancellor's Economic Development Forum: A Celebration of Research and Innovation by the University System of Georgia. The forum will be held at the Georgia State University Student Center in Atlanta from noon to 5:30 p.m.
November 2, 2012 | Research News
UGA Prof: Amortized cost is good policy for mutual funds
In a paper the U.S. Chamber of Commerce released Nov. 1, University of Georgia accounting professor Dennis Beresford reaffirms the long-standing policy of using amortized cost for money market mutual funds.