• Michael Eriksen

    Are Homeowners Better Citizens?

    Research

    The U.S. government spends $30 billion annually to encourage homeownership, but Eriksen's study challenges the widely accepted notion that homeownership creates good neighbors.

  • Chris Hanks

    UGA STARTUP: Terry’s Entrepreneurship Program

    Programs

    UGA STARTUPs is a monthly event at the Terry Executive Education Center and we put together panels of experts from contacts I have in the venture capital community. It’s informal and highly discussion oriented with the goal of giving them tools and resources they need to actually launch their business without an ulterior motive to sell products and services.

  • Business Academy

    Terry Business Academy

    Programs

    The Terry Business Academy is a highly selective, pre-collegiate program for high school students who demonstrate a strong interest in business and entrepreneurship. In its inaugural year, TBA attracted more than 20 Georgia high school students to campus this spring for an up–close–and–personal look at what the Terry College has to offer prospective business school majors.

  • Top Entrepreneur

    America’s Next Top Entrepreneur

    Programs

    UGA students from all over campus, 114 in all, came to the Student Learning Center last November for a chance to be a part of "American Idol" — Terry style. The occasion was the inaugural event of UGA’s Next Top Entrepreneur, a campus–wide competition that is the brainchild of Terry entrepreneurship program director Chris Hanks (BBA ’90), who says students quickly learned how much skill and stamina is required to transform creative ideas into a successful marketplace product.

  • Boys and Girls Club

    From overtime to overdubs

    Programs

    UGA professors and local record producers designed an $85,000 recording studio for a local Boys & Girls Club, and the Music Business Certificate Program is dispatching its students to show the youngsters the ropes.

  • David Mustard

    David Mustard

    Faculty

    Mustard, whose research has influenced government policy, was inspired to become an economist after taking an undergraduate course on the economics of slavery.

  • Jeff Netter and Annette Poulsen

    Jeff Netter and Annette Poulsen

    Faculty

    As co-managing editors of the Journal of Corporate Finance and spouses of 22 years, professors Annette Poulsen and Jeff Netter have married their skill sets, their high professional standards, and their refreshing lack of pretense, to make JCF one of the pre-eminent academic journals in its field.

  • Jonathan Williams

    Jonathan W. Williams

    Faculty

    Jonathan W. Williams is joining the Economics Department this fall as its new assistant professor. He recently completed his PhD in Economics from the University of Virginia, and his areas of specialty are industrial organization, applied econometrics, and applied microeconomics.

  • Santanu Chatterjee

    Santanu Chatterjee

    Faculty

    Economics professor Santanu Chatterjee says his father's world travels as a liaison for countries providing aid to disadvantaged regions of India influenced his career path.

  • Jere Morehead

    Jere W. Morehead

    Faculty

    Jere W. Morehead, vice president for instruction and the Meigs Professor of Legal Studies at the Terry College of Business, will serve as senior vice president for academic affairs and provost. Morehead was chosen by UGA President Michael F. Adams from among four finalists identified in a national search to fill the second-highest position in the university's administration.