ILA hosts on Jonathan “JT” Wu as a part of the Diversity and Inclusion Lecture Series in Orkin Hall on Monday, October 16, 2023 in Athens, GA.

Promoting the need to read

J.T. Wu had an idea. Discouraged by childhood illiteracy woes in Georgia’s Gwinnett County — where he grew up — Wu grouped with teachers and friends in 2019 to devise an experiment.

Actor and comedian Patton Oswalt talks with students after speaking as a part of the MBUS Talks Series in Orkin Hall on Wednesday, October 18, 2023 in Athens, GA.

Photo Gallery: Patton Oswalt

Acclaimed actor, writer and comedian Patton Oswalt spoke at the Business Learning Community as part of a Q&A event hosted by the Terry College’s Music Business Program on Oct. 18 in Sanford and Barbara Orkin Hall.

Ladd McConkey on a pile of footballs

Game Changer: Ladd McConkey

For a player who has been so integral to the Georgia Bulldogs’ success in its back-to-back championship run, Ladd McConkey’s original plan did not include the University of Georgia.

Student Typing

A new way to earn a Terry MBA

The value of an MBA is clear. In addition to preparing students for leadership roles in their organizations and opening new career opportunities, a 2022 study found MBA graduates earn higher salaries on average.

Jori Palmer and Georgia O'Donoghue

In the game

Jori Palmer (BBA ’10) and Georgia O’Donoghue (BBA ’11) know what Atlanta’s hometown teams mean to the 6 million residents who root for them.

Kristen Dunning

Georgia MBA student strikes a deal on Shark Tank

When Kristen Dunning, a Georgia Full-Time MBA student and founder of Gently Soap, launched her sensitive skincare brand in 2021, she made a goal to appear on Shark Tank in 2025.

Jayan Patel holds a football in front of shelves of red football helmets

Game Changer: Jayan Patel

Jayan Patel’s love for Georgia football began long before he set foot on campus as a freshman.

Photo of the Truist Pitch Deck at UGA's Studio 225 student entrepreneurship center

SEC Student Pitch Competition comes to UGA

From software for reporting sustainability metrics to makeup that can stand up to a day in the gym — students from Southeastern Conference universities are creating business ideas to shape the future.

Terry students pose in front of aisles of aging Parmesan cheese at a factory outside of Milan Italy

Accounting’s history and future converge in Italy

Corporate reporting standards for environmental, social and governance issues are evolving in the United States. But in the European Union, ESG reporting is already a way of life for most big companies.

Attorney Shay Lawson speaks with Music Business Program Director David Barbee in the Terry music production classroom.

Goodbye to gatekeepers

When young artists come to Shay Lawson to discuss their future in the music business, she has one message: Just say no to record contracts.

Donna Hyland on stage in front of ILA banners

Finding purpose hiding in the balance sheets

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta CEO Donna Hyland spoke at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collection Libraries on Sept. 6 for the Mason Public Leadership Lecture, part of the Institute for Leadership Advancement’s Terry Leadership Speaker Series.

Students fill all of the seats in the auditorium at Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

Photo Gallery: Donna Hyland, Mason Public Leadership Lecture

Donna Hyland, CEO of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, came to the University of Georgia on Sept. 6, 2023, to deliver the Mason Public Leadership Lecture and meet with students from the Institute for Leadership Advancement.

Rebecca Reid is living the suite life working with the Chicago Bears. (Photo/Courtesy)

Rebecca Reid (BBA ’09): Bear Down

For Chicago Bears home games, Rebecca Reid has one of the best seats in Soldier Field. Not that she sits very much.  Reid is a suite sales manager for the NFL team, and she spends game days and nights darting from suite to suite checking in with her clients, who can range from a dad taking […]

Harold Black

Harold Alonza Black to deliver fall Commencement address

Harold Alonza Black, emeritus professor of finance at the University of Tennessee and notable University of Georgia alumnus, will deliver the fall undergraduate Commencement address at UGA on Dec. 15 in Stegeman Coliseum. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m., with the graduate ceremony to follow at 2 p.m. Dale Greene, who has served as the […]