- Friday, February 27, 2015
- Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Laura Zimmermann is an assistant professor in the Department of International Affairs and the Department of Economics at the University of Georgia. Her research interests are in the areas of economic development and political economy with a focus on South Asia. Prior to joining the faculty at SPIA in August 2014, Dr. Zimmermann received her PhD in economics from the University of Michigan (2014), an MA in economics from the University of Michigan (2010), and a BA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) from the University of Oxford (2008).
- Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Hayley Johnson is a fourth year Management Major at the University of Georgia. She began her career with Target when she completed the Executive Internship in stores last August, 2014. Hayley is currently the Campus Liaison for Target at the University of Georgia. Her role includes educating students on campus about Target's excellent career and internship opportunities as well as sharing her personal story. Starting July 2015, Hayley will be working for Target full time as an Executive Team Leader in Stores.
- Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 9:00am – 3:00pm
- Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Dr. David Bradford will be giving a lecture on the economic implications of Medical Marijuana policy at the Economics Society meeting. All current UGA students and faculty are welcome to attend and participate in the lecture.
- Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Jackie Cannizzo, the Executive Director for the JCI Foundation, will be speaking on achieving greatness through leadership and sport. The JCI Foundation is an organization focused on promoting women's leadership in business, often through athletics. It strives to reach collegiate women in order to connect them with successful professional women to mentor and advise them through college and beyond. They use the experiences of fundraisers and leadership conferences to better understand the needs of young women in college as they look forward to their futures. She will be sharing info about how young women pursuing careers in business can benefit from education and mentorship of successful female professionals. Come meet Jackie and hear her WISE words!
- Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Dr. Hoyt will be the speaker at IB Society L&L. Robert E. Hoyt is the Dudley L. Moore Jr. Chair and Professor of Risk Management and Insurance in the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. He teaches corporate risk management and enterprise risk management and serves as the Department Head for Insurance, Legal Studies, and Real Estate. His research interests are focused in the areas of corporate hedging, enterprise risk management, catastrophe risk management, insurer operations, the economics of insurance fraud, liability system costs, and insurer insolvency. Interestingly enough, Dr. Hoyt is a tuba player, played in the Cornhusker Marching Band, and was President of the Classic City Band. Not surprisingly, his many trips to Germany have given him the opportunity to hear some great tuba players. He earned a minor in German, studied at a Goethe Institute in southern Germany on a DAAD scholarship, and completed a year of study at the University of Cologne on an ITT International Fellowship.
- Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Rick Martin- B.A. in Biology, University of Texas at Austin M.B.A. in International Business, University of South Carolina International Trade Head will present.
Rick has over 25 years experience in international business in both the public and private sectors. As Regional Director for a food processing equipment manufacturer, he established and developed distribution networks in Latin America and the Asia/Pacific region. Most of his time was spent actually visiting markets in these two regions and attending trade shows in Europe. He served as Assistant Director for International Trade with the Georgia Department of Economic Development. As an international trade consultant with the University of Georgia’s International Trade Center, Rick provides one-on–one trade consulting services to Georgia companies. In this role, he also develops export education programs for Georgia’s business community.
Food will be provided!
- Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 6:00pm – 8:00pm
IB Society will be showing the documentary "Inside Job" about the Great Recession of 2008. Through extensive research and interviews with major financial insiders, politicians and journalists, "Inside Job" traces the rise of a rogue industry and unveils the corrosive relationships that corrupted politics, regulation, and academia.
- Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 5:30pm – 6:30pm
- Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 12:00am
- Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 5:00pm – 7:00pm
WISE UGA is hosting our first meeting of the semester on Wednesday, January 21. Maegan Moguel from the Atlanta Falcons will be our speaker for the evening. Maegan is currently in her tenth season working in sports and her fifth season with the Atlanta Falcons and now as a Corporate Partnership Executive. Moguel works as a team member of four that develops and maintains corporate partnerships with more than 80 local, regional and national corporations. Prior to coming to the Falcons, Moguel worked at the Atlanta Braves in their Corporate Partnerships Department. There will be an opportunity for you to network with her after the meeting! This is a great way to start networking if you think the Atlanta Falcons is somewhere you may want to work.
- Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 6:30pm – 8:00pm
- Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Students have the opportunity to surround themselves with a small group of like-minded student entrepreneurs facing the same problems and struggles. The Society of Entrepreneurs provides crucial support and insight into problems and holds each member accountable to their goals. This group is open to students from across campus and regularly has undergraduate and graduate students from various backgrounds (engineering, business, science, education, etc.).