Chip Chambers

Alumnus awarded prestigious Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship

University of Georgia alumnus Chip Chambers has been selected as a recipient of a Marcus L. Urann Fellowship by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi — the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.  

Pirates

Digital buccaneers boost box office bang

Movie studios estimate that they lose billions of dollars to digital movie piracy. But a new marketing study from the University of Georgia finds that piracy can actually boost ticket sales in certain situations. The reason: pirates talk.

Satellite image of Hurricane Dorian

Study of insurance demand finds errant behavior after disasters

“Lightning never strikes the same place twice.” It’s a comforting thought for someone who just lost everything in a once-in-a-lifetime disaster. But it’s not the kind of advice that should be applied to property insurance decisions.

Rising third-year accounting student and orientation leader Johna Massaquoi shows off her mask ahead of the start of UGA's fall semester.

Terry prepares for safe return to fall classes

While it’s been much quieter inside the Business Learning Community this summer, there has been a lot of work behind the scenes to prepare for the return of Terry College students to campus this fall.

Ph.D. candidate Edwyna Hill (center) with management professors Marie Mitchell and Fadel Matta.

Managers beware: Employee baggage on board

Employees who feel they are treated fairly by their supervisors perform better at work, but new research finds perceptions of fairness are swayed by the mood and outlook employees bring to work.

Students work in the VITA hub in 2018. In 2020

UGA accounting students help taxpayers file returns during pandemic

Even with a filing extension, income tax returns became more complicated to fill out in the midst of the coronavirus epidemic. With tech-savvy relatives kept at a distance and many tax preparers closed to drop-in appointments, some taxpayers needed a place to turn for help.

Top row

Seven Terry alumni named to UGA’s 40 Under 40 list

Seven honorees of the University of Georgia’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2020 earned a degree from the Terry College of Business. The list includes five Terry alums with an undergraduate degree in business and two who earned an MBA.

Ian Schmutte

What’s working to stem COVID-19 job losses?

The United Nations projected in April that 2.7 billion workers around the world — four out of five employees globally — will have their work lives disrupted by efforts to stop the spread of the COVID-19. 

Drone cattle graphic

Drone riders in the sky

Digital technology has transformed almost every type of work in the last half-century, but on the open range a lot of the heavy lifting is still done by a cowboy and a horse. Soon, those cowboys may be getting airborne assistance.

LeaseQuery CEO George Azih

Everything adds up for George Azih

Imagine what would happen if we retrained our brains to focus less on the inconveniences of a problem and more on its possible solutions.

Alex Reed

Legal studies professor answers questions about historic court case

Alex Reed, an associate professor of legal studies and director of the Legal Studies Certificate Program at the Terry College of Business, answers questions about the legal doctrine behind the June 2020 Supreme Court cast that prohibited employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Ani Chakravarty

Ani Chakravarty honored for marketing strategy research

Since joining the faculty of the University Georgia Terry College of Business 10 years ago, Anindita Chakravarty has built a reputation as an expert in digital marketing and marketing performance metrics.

Terry College logo

Class Notes

Class Notes for Terry College of Business alumni for Spring/Summer 2020

Terry College logo

Spring 2020 Passings

Passings for Terry College of Business alumni for Spring/Summer 2020

Kaitlin Lutz of Sparke Women at a construction site. (Photo by Dorothy Kozlowski)

Tackling uncertainty with entrepreneurship

Like a lot of entrepreneurs these days, Kaitlin Lutz is paying attention as new problems arise — not necessarily in terms of how those problems might derail her young company NewCrew, but how she might find an opportunity to deliver a solution.

Studio 225 interior

Student-run fund Kickstarts student entrepreneurs

In the world of venture capital there are big names, there are small names, and there are hometown heroes. In Athens, one important source of venture capital is run by University of Georgia students. 

Patents graphic

Patent pending? Study looks at gender and racial disparities

Female and minority inventors are less likely to have their patent applications granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, according to a new study from the University of Georgia. Applications with feminine-sounding names, as opposed to androgynous names, are less likely to be approved, too.

Faculty at home

Different method, same mission

April was to be the busiest month. The Terry College had prepared a packed calendar for this first spring with the Business Learning Community complete. Guest speakers and Employers of the Day were scheduled to dole out career advice (and sometimes chicken biscuits).