Matta Wins Early Career Achievement Award

Fadel Matta was recognized by the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) with their Distinguished Early Career Contributions Award which honors young research professionals making an immediate impact in the field of management science and organizational behavior. More here.


Rodell Named Associate Editor at Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes

Congratulations to Jessica Rodell for recently being named associate editor at OBHDP. This is the second stint as an associate editor for Rodell following her recent term as AE at the Academy of Management Journal.


Little Named Associate Editor at Academy of Management Journal, Quigley Appointed to Second Term at Strategic Management Journal

The Management Department congratulates Laura Little on her recent appointment as associate editor at the Academy of Management Journal. Her term began in July 2022 and will continue for three years. Also, Tim Quigley was appointed to a second three-year term as associate editor at Strategic Management Journal, a position he will hold through December 2025. Laura and Tim are among the five faculty members in the Management Department who are current or former associate editors at top management journals.


Tang & Murphy Join Management Department, Fall 2022

We are excited to welcome Pok Man Tang and Maurice J. Murphy to the department starting in the fall 2022 semester. Pok Man recently graduated from Texas A&M and his research focuses on human-nonhuman interactions at work, behavioral ethics and biases, and emotions and well-being. Pok Man’s interest in the burgeoning field of human-nonhuman (robot) interactions at work will bring additional breadth to our organizational behavior group.

Maurice graduated from the University of Southern California and his research interests are in the areas of corporate political strategy, corporate activism, corporate social responsibility, and entrepreneurship. Maurice will provide an important intellectual link between our established research focus on strategic management and corporate governance and our emerging focus on entrepreneurship and innovation. This growth in the area of entrepreneurship and innovation is in conjunction with larger Terry College and UGA initiatives including the Innovation District, Innovation Hub, and the Terry College’s Studio 225 Student Center for Entrepreneurship.


PhD Students Win 2021 SMA Conference Best Paper Awards

Congratulations to Brady Shanklin and Elle Yoon for winning Best Paper Awards at the Southern Management Association conference.


Management PhD Alumnus Jon Bundy Wins 2021 Strategic Management Society Emerging Scholar Award

Congratulations to graduate Jon Bundy on winning the 2021 SMS Emerging Scholar award. Jon graduated in 2014 and was advised by Mike Pfarrer. He started his academic career at Penn State University before moving to Arizona State in 2016. You can check out Jon’s video address here.


Graduating PhD Students Receive Top Placements in Challenging Job Market

Despite a challenging job market influenced by the fallout from COVID-19, each of our 2021 graduates has secured a tenure track position at a top research-focused institution. Congratulations to Rachel, Edwyna, and Eric!

Placements of 2021 PhD graduates:

  • Rachel Burgess – Arizona State University, Organizational Behavior
  • Edwyna Hill – University of South Carolina, Organizational Behavior
  • Eric Lee – Pennsylvania State University, Strategy & Entrepreneurship
Visiting international scholar Jan Recker speaks with faculty and graduate students at the Terry Department of Management Information Systems

Visiting Scholar: Jan Recker

Jan Recker, Terry College’s inaugural visiting international scholar and Alexander-von-Humboldt Fellow and Nucleus Professor for Information Systems and Digital Innovation at the University of Hamburg, has built a career studying the different ways people put technology to work.

Maeve Breathnach in front of Rock of Cashel castle n Ireland.

Two economics alumna selected as Fulbright Scholars

Maeve Breathnach and Zainub Ali, who both majored in international affairs and economics at the John Munro Godfrey, Sr. Department of Economics, were among 11 University of Georgia students selected this year for the prestigious program. UGA has led the nation in the number of students selected for Fulbright Scholarships for the last two years. […]

From left, Matt Tesvich, Kelsie Pearson and Jack TerHaar, stand with giant novelty prize checks in Studio 225

Detail Dawgs takes home $10,000 in UGA Entrepreneurship Venture Prize

University of Georgia senior Jack TerHaar liked having a clean car and hated working at his bar job in downtown Athens. That was the inspiration behind Detail Dawgs, TerHaar’s car detailing business and the winner of the UGA Entrepreneurship Program’s third annual Venture Prize Competition.  TerHaar, who studies real estate and finance at the Terry […]

Stock Pitch Competition keeps paying dividends

Each winter, dozens of finance students migrate to Athens to make their case for a chance to pitch stocks in one of the few in-person stock pitch competitions in the U.S. Now in its 10th year, the University of Georgia Stock Pitch Competition — organized by UGA’s Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) and the Terry […]

Chris Allen, Tonya Davies, Dean Ben Ayers, Laura Picott and KB Yabuku

Building community through business

Success isn’t defined by the car you drive or the square footage of your house — it’s the opportunities you create for others that let you know how far you’ve come. Sometimes, it’s as monumental as the first person who looks like you taking a C-level role at your company. Sometimes, it’s as simple as […]

2024 Terry Trailblazers

The Terry College of Business recognized four alumni as the 2024 Terry Trailblazers on Feb. 7 at the Business Learning Community. Terry Trailblazers are business leaders who achieved career success while making a meaningful impact on their organizations and communities. In addition to a roundtable discussion, each Trailblazer had flash mentoring appointments with several Terry students.

Altera Investments named fastest-growing UGA business

Altera Investments, an Atlanta-based alternative investment firm focused on the lower middle market led by three Terry College graduates, placed first in the Bulldog 100 ranking of fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by University of Georgia alumni.

No. 1 in value: Georgia MBA leads Financial Times’ global ranking

For those who’ve thought about the time it takes to earn an MBA from the University of Georgia, the cost-benefit calculation has never been clearer. It pays off. The return on investment of a Georgia MBA compared to its cost is tops in the world, according to the latest MBA rankings from the Financial Times.

Carolina Salge

A new way to think about bots

Salge and co-authors — Elena Karahanna of UGA and Jason Thatcher of the University of Colorado-Boulder (formerly of Temple University) — recently won best paper awards from the Association for Information Systems, the academic association for information systems scholars, and from MIS Quarterly, a premier information systems journal, for their investigation into the ways bots impact the information ecosystem online.

Jerry Kane in front of bookshelves

The future of work means thriving through change

With the rapid pace of technological change, the most significant thing an academic program can give its students is the ability to evolve, said Gerald Kane, who was named head of the Terry College of Business Department of Management Information Systems on Jan. 1. 

a real estate map of a city with tiny houses clustered into one area

Local knowledge yields quicker, bigger sales

“Location, location, location” may be the mantra when choosing the right home, but new research from the University of Georgia finds it also might be key when choosing the right real estate agent.

Moving the needle

After earning a degree in music education from UGA’s Hugh Hodgson School of Music in 2004, David Osborne began working as a music teacher at a local elementary school. But a playful boast set him on an unforeseen career path. “My friends and I were 25, 26, and we were all getting engaged,” he recalled. […]

Ling Xue and Carolina Salge

MIS faculty recognized for scholarly work

Faculty from the Terry College of Business Department of Management Information Systems were honored for their contributions to the field by the Association for Information Systems. “We are extremely fortunate to have two such outstanding scholars in our department,” said Gerald Kane, head of the MIS department and the C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry […]

Chris Allen, Tanya Davies, Laura Picott and KB Yabuku

2024 Terry Trailblazers

From crisis management to commercial real estate to providing the financial backbone for medical professionals and facilities, Terry graduates are shaping the business world of tomorrow. This year the Terry College recognizes four alumni committed to mentoring and developing leaders in their companies and communities. They will share insights on service and success at the […]

The Nashville Network: The Venue Guys

If you’re a musician in Nashville, you need a stage. Fortunately, in Music City, there are more than 180. With so many opportunities, it can be good to have a connection. Enter Colin Keegan (BBA ’13, BSEd ’13), talent booker for Brooklyn Bowl Nashville and Live Nation Southeast, and Brent Hyams (ABJ ’94), general manager at the soon-to-reopen Cannery Hall. They make the deals to bring musicians to the stage and so much more.

Neil Bendle

Customers as assets?

Not understanding the financial value of customers makes it impossible to make a case for the ROI of customer investments, argues University of Georgia Terry College of Business marketing professor Neil Bendle. Bendle has written several academic papers on the value of customers and how marketers can show the financial impact of their work. Now, he’s brought that research together in The Customer Asset: Understanding and Managing its Value. 

Alex and Meredith Zimmerman: Island Life

In November 2017, just three months after they got married, Alex (BSES ’14) and Meredith Zimmerman (BBA ’15) quit their jobs in Charlotte, North Carolina, and moved to St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Their plans were vague, but their ambition and sense of adventure were anything but.

The Nashville Network: Stephanie Mundy Self

Like many residents of Nashville, Stephanie Mundy Self (BBA ’07, BMus ’07) harbored dreams of a career on stage. The South Carolina native earned a scholarship to UGA as a voice major in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music but soon saw many of her fellow musicians struggling to get jobs. She needed a backup plan, and she came up with a good one.

Student walk through a courtyard flanked by fall leaves at the Terry BLC.

Photos of the Year

As the year draws to a close, join us as we celebrate some moments that made 2023 extraordinary at the Terry College of Business.

Haley Rose in front of the Terry Business Learning Community

A full circle journey

Haley Rose decided to attend the University of Georgia before she ever set foot on campus. She knew plenty about the university—her grandfather, Harold Black, was one of UGA’s first Black students to enroll and the first African American graduate from the Terry College of Business. But UGA’s sport management program finalized her decision. Rose […]

Accounting graduate Kyle Huemme stands on a rope bridge at the UGA ropes course.

West Coast transplant committed to helping fellow students soar

Growing up in Thousand Oaks, California, a large suburb of Los Angeles, Kyle Huemme didn’t have a clue where he wanted to go to college, only that he wanted to try something new. Huemme fell for the charm of the Classic City and the University of Georgia after a college advisor encouraged him to tour […]