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Mar. 2 2017

UGA report: Minority groups driving U.S. economy

In 2016, U.S. Hispanic buying power was larger than the gross domestic product of Mexico. That's just one of the telling statistics that illustrates the unprecedented economic clout of U.S. minority groups in the latest Multicultural Economy Report from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business.

Jan. 11 2017

Most valuable colleagues: What the NBA can teach us about worker productivity

Just like former NBA MVP Steve Nash, who famously improved the output of his teammates whenever he was on the court, some employees could have a halo effect on their peers, according to new research from the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business.

Dec. 14 2016

UGA experts predict a bright economy for 2017

Georgia's economy will continue its upward trajectory next year and beyond, according to the Georgia Economic Outlook forecast from the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business.

Dec. 13 2016

It matters who you know: Referral networks in the labor market

Half of all workers say they found their current job through a friend or social acquaintance, but "job-referral networks" may help perpetuate inequality, according to new research from the University of Georgia.

Oct. 21 2016

Atlanta Olympics CEO to deliver UGA’s Mason Public Leadership Lecture on Nov. 3

Billy Payne, who served as chief executive of Atlanta's 1996 Olympic Games, will deliver the University of Georgia's Mason Public Leadership Lecture Nov. 3 at 11 a.m. in the UGA Chapel.

Sep. 13 2016

UGA relaunches Bonbright Center with an eye toward regulation

A research center devoted to the study of economic regulation has been relaunched by the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business.

Aug. 12 2016

UGA dean wins national tax education award

The American Taxation Association honored Benjamin C. Ayers, dean of the University of Georgia Terry College of Business, with the Ray M. Sommerfeld Outstanding Tax Educator Award during its annual conference in August.

Jul. 7 2016

Showboating vs. intrinsic motivation: Your co-workers may be judging you for volunteering

Volunteering benefits the community, but can it also harm your workplace reputation? New research from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business finds co-workers' attitudes can vary depending on their perception of someone's charitable efforts-especially when they perceive a person is primarily volunteering to get ahead.

Apr. 12 2016

UGA launches Terry Women’s Initiative

The University of Georgia Terry College of Business has launched the Terry Women's Initiative, a program committed to the recruitment, retention and advancement of students that aims to inspire confidence and advance students' academic and professional goals.

Mar. 9 2016

Terry grads rank No. 1 for first-time CPA exam pass rates

Graduates of the Terry College of Business' J.M. Tull School of Accounting ranked No. 1 among large programs and No. 2 among all programs for first-time pass rates on the Certified Public Accountant exams during 2015.

Mar. 1 2016

Terry offers deferred enrollment program for MBA hopefuls

Current undergraduate students interested in pursuing an MBA have a new option at the University of Georgia: Apply before going to work. A new deferred enrollment option, called the 2+2 Program, allows interested students to secure a spot in UGA's Full-Time MBA Program before gaining two years of work experience.

Feb. 29 2016

UGA to name leadership suite for S. Truett Cathy

The University of Georgia's Institute for Leadership Advancement will soon be housed in the S. Truett Cathy Leadership Suite, in recognition of a $1.2 million pledge that Chick-fil-A employees, operators and vendors made to the Terry College of Business. The donation will go toward the endowment of the Institute for Leadership Advancement.

Jan. 12 2016

UGA’s online programs ranked among the best in nation

The University of Georgia has some of the best online degree programs in the nation, according to the 2016 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs Rankings. UGA is ranked No. 3 among all universities for best online graduate programs in education and No. 5 for best online bachelor's programs overall.

Dec. 11 2015

UGA experts predict a better Georgia economy in 2016, but slower job growth

While Georgia's economy will grow faster than the nation's next year, the pace of job growth in the Peach State will slow, according to the Georgia Economic Outlook report by the University of Georgia Terry College of Business.

Dec. 4 2015

Media advisory: 2016 Georgia Economic Outlook set for Dec. 11

The 2016 Georgia Economic Outlook series, hosted by the University of Georgia Terry College of Business, will visit 10 cities to share news on what the state's businesses and government workers can expect from next year's economy.

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