- Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Mike Pfarrer is an Associate Professor of Management in the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. He teaches strategic management to undergraduates, executives, MBAs, and Ph.D. students. Mike’s research focuses on corporate reputation, crisis management, and the business press. He is a research fellow at the Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation and an Associate Editor at the Academy of Management Review.
Prior to pursuing an academic career, Mike worked as an investment consultant, language school director, and baseball player and coach in both the U.S. and in Austria. He enjoys traveling to Europe and speaking German to anyone who’ll listen. Mike and his family live in west Athens.
- Thursday, March 19, 2015
UGA withdrawal deadline for spring semester.
- Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Tim Samples is an Assistant Professor of Legal Studies at Terry College. His current research focus is investor-state relations in Latin America. Professor Samples is frequently quoted in international business media—in outlets such as Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, NPR, Financial Times, BBC Mundo—and has made television appearances on CNN en Español.
Before joining the faculty at UGA, Professor Samples practiced law at Hogan Lovells, where he focused on international business transactions in Latin America. Before law school, he worked in Chile and Argentina. Professor Samples was born in California, went to UGA as an undergraduate, and has lived in Latin America several times. He speaks Spanish fluently and is proficient in Portuguese.
- 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.
- 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.
- Monday, February 9, 2015 – Sunday, February 15, 2015
- 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.
- Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Meet with recruiters seeking students to fill both internship and full time opportunities. Please dress professionally and bring copies of your résumé!
Shuttles will run from campus to the Classic Center between 11:30am and 5:00pm.
Bus stops for students include: Memorial Hall, Bio-Chem, Physics, across from the Library and the Classic Center
- Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 6:00pm – 7:00pm
The IB Society will be having a Trivia Night for members as well as students who are interested in the group. This is a great networking opportunity for business students interested in international business/affairs to meet!
Students will be divided into groups and the president of the IB society will ask international trivia questions. This is also a great way to learn about international current events. Food will be provided!
- Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Dr. Maria Aslam will be the speaker for this event. She has 10 years of experience in designing and conducting health research projects in the U.S. and Europe. She also has 7 years in managing health research projects for private, government and international agencies. Dr. Aslam has conducted projects for…
- Friday, December 19, 2014
- Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Charles B. Knapp, President Emeritus of the University of Georgia, served as interim Dean of the Terry College of Business from 2013-14. Director of the Executive Doctorate of Education Program at the Institute for Higher Education, he also serves on the Board of Directors for Aflac, Inc., and as Chairman of the Georgia Charter Schools Commission. Knapp is an economist and educator and has previously held positions as President of the Aspen Institute, Executive Vice President of Tulane University, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor in the Carter Administration. He received a B.S from Iowa State University and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.