Business / Economy
March 22, 2017 | General News
Georgia Grinders Pecan Butter takes top prize at UGA’s 2017 Flavor of Georgia Contest
Harry and Jaime Foster, owners of Georgia Grinders Premium Nut Butters, walked away with the grand prize from the University of Georgia's 2017 Flavor of Georgia Contest for their Georgia Grinders Pecan Butter.
March 17, 2017 | General News
Student entrepreneurs take center stage at UGA’s inaugural FABricate competition
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences celebrated the finale of its inaugural FABricate student entrepreneurship contest.
March 14, 2017 | General News
Small Business Week in Georgia celebrates UGA’s economic vitality efforts
After four decades of teaching, Marta Collier is making a business out of her passion for children's books by black authors, with help from the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center.
March 2, 2017 | Research News
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.
March 2, 2017 | Research News
Shades of Green: Scientists and engineers help turn ocean plastic into new products
Engineers and polymer scientists with the UGA's New Materials Institute help a company turn ocean plastics into new consumer products.
February 28, 2017 | Events on Campus
UGA offers daylong conference on cybersecurity for small businesses
Experts from the FBI, the state of Georgia, Fort Benning U.S. Army base and the private sector will come together for a daylong cybersecurity conference presented by the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center April 6.
February 20, 2017 | General News
Finalists selected for UGA’s Flavor of Georgia contest
Judges have selected 33 products to compete in the final round of the University of Georgia's 2017 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest.
February 8, 2017 | Honors & Awards
UGA recognized by AACSB International as an innovator in business education
A women's initiative for students in the University of Georgia Terry College of Business was commended as an "innovation that inspires" by AACSB International, the largest business education network and accrediting organization in the world.
February 5, 2017 | Honors & Awards
University of Georgia unveils 2017 Bulldog 100 rankings; Chicken Salad Chick tops list
The University of Georgia Alumni Association recognized the 100 fastest-growing companies owned or operated by UGA alumni during the eighth annual Bulldog 100 Celebration on Feb. 4 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis.
January 13, 2017 | Research News
Study finds barriers limit black households’ access to financial services
Most black households don't pursue financial planning services due to barriers to entry including large gaps in income and net worth relative to other ethnic groups.
January 11, 2017 | Research News
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.
January 10, 2017 | General News
UGA launches unique MBA-engineering dual degree program
The University of Georgia is launching a new dual degree program that will allow students to earn a bachelor's degree in engineering and an MBA within five years. The program, offered through the university's Terry College of Business and its College of Engineering, is the first and only combined Bachelor of Science and MBA degree offered at an institution in the University System of Georgia.
January 4, 2017 | General News
UGA president, Macon mayor discuss collaborations and future partnerships
A meeting with Macon-Bibb County Mayor Robert Reichert today was an opportunity for University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead to learn more about the assistance the university provided Macon-Bibb before, during and after its government consolidation.
December 14, 2016 | General News
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.
December 13, 2016 | Research News
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.