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When a firm becomes the subject of a news story its stock price is usually affected. Whether positive or negative, newly publicized details about a company tend to attract investor attention and move the stock price based on the article’s sentiment.

Jacqueline Hammersley, associate professor in the J.M. Tull School of Accounting in the Terry College of Business, has been appointed to a three-year term as an editor of Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory.

Perhaps surprisingly, public health overall improves during economic recessions. Fewer people die, fewer heart attacks are reported and general morbidity decreases, according to research from the World Health Organization.

The Terry College is moving forward with plans to establish an online BBA degree program for next fall.

The Fall application period for the Actuarial Science Certificate Program started on September 1. Applications received on or before October 1 receive full consideration. Please apply online (myID required).

Minority groups in the U.S. will command unprecedented economic clout this year and well into the future, according to the annual Multicultural Economy report from the Selig Center for Economic Growth at the Terry College of Business.

Terry welcomed 14 new faculty members this semester. Spread across seven departments, the new hires include eight tenure-track positions that comprise part of the 21 tenure-track faculty to join the college in the past five years.

The new faculty members are:

Marisa Pagnattaro, Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor of Legal Studies at the Terry College, has been named editor in chief of the American Business Law Journal, the field’s leading scholarly journal.

Net Impact, a nationwide nonprofit that encourages MBA students to use b-school skills for sustainable and environmental causes, profiled Terry College’s MBA program in its guide 2013 guide to innovative schools.