BJ and Heather Schaknowski

$1 million gift pledges scholarships for Terry College student veterans

It’s not often when principal foundations one holds dear align to benefit countless others. Heather and BJ Schaknowski share a passion and deep gratitude for the Armed Forces, the University of Georgia, and the business education they received at the Terry College of Business — a combined admiration that has motivated the couple to open pathways for others to experience.

UGA Football Creative student videographer Trent Nesbit poses for a portrait for the Game Changers Campaign in the Football Creative studio.

Game Changer: Trent Nesbit

The Classic City has always been a special place to Trent Nesbit. Sure, it’s where he grew up, but Trent thinks there’s more to it than that.

Man standing in line to be interviewed hoists a giant smiley face mask to appear friendlier

Nice guys finish first?

A recent study by UGA management faculty found men presenting with more warmth were viewed more positively by hiring managers.

The UGA Terry College of Business BLC shot from a drone

Faculty Recognitions, Fall 2023

Faculty at the Terry College of Business earned new accolades and grant funding in second half of 2023.

Illustration of a man being blocked from an internet article featuring gardening content by an internet browsing window featuring ominous eyes and tentacles

Is privacy the price for free internet? Not necessarily. 

Is privacy have to be the price of free internet content? Maybe not, according to a recent study by Terry College marketing researcher Pengyuan Wang and George Washington University marketing researcher Li Jiang.

Scene of an aging small town neighborhood with storefronts

Gentrification by the numbers

Richard Martin, associate professor of real estate at the University of Georgia Terry College of Business, has tracked gentrification trends across the U.S. for more than a decade. His book, “Gentrification Trends in the United States” was published this summer.

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.