A hospitable job market
A record number of companies attended the 23rd annual Hospitality Management Career Fair, hosted this week by the University of Delaware's Department of Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management.
March 4: Legal Studies lecture
Legal Studies Prof. Sheldon Pollack will speak March 4 about constitutional issues in same-sex marriage.
Lending risk and language
UD's Institute for Financial Services Analytics recently held its third annual conference, featuring research and discussions on risk management
Top financial analysts
UD students Mike Gunderson, Evgeniy Savov and Phillip Flesch won the Philadelphia regional CFA Challenge and will compete in the national competition in April.
March 12: NET/WORK
UD's Horn Program and Career Services Center will host a NET/WORK jobs fair on Thursday, March 12, featuring leading technology companies.
Hen Hatch semifinalists
The Horn Program's Hen Hatch competition has announced 21 semifinalist teams, whose startup ideas will compete in March for a chance to advance to the final round.
The Slam Dunk to the Beach tournament contributed more than $1 million to the local economy, according to a Delaware Sports Commission study completed by UD's Center for Applied Business and Economic Research.
March 17: Corporate governance symposium
UD's Weinberg Center will host the Corporate Governance Symposium on March 17, analyzing governance issues of critical importance to institutional investors.
Spin In Showcase
From brainstorming to beta testing, young innovators at the University of Delaware are teaming up to conquer real-life technical difficulties and business challenges.
During UD's 10th annual Economic Forecast, experts and professionals offered their predictions on economic trends of the coming years.
Feb. 20, 27: Free Lunch Fridays
UD's Horn Program in Entrepreneurship will host accomplished entrepreneurs during Free Lunch Friday events.
A perfect fit
University of Delaware alumnus Kevin Flammia has co-founded R.F. Madison, a menswear brand for tall men who are not included in traditional apparel sizing.
March 1: Hospitality management career fair
All University of Delaware students are invited to the March 1 Hospitality Management Career Fair, where more then 50 companies will offer interviews.
I-Corps applications open
UD students, faculty and staff are invited to apply to the I-Corps Sites Program, which provides resources to those with STEM-based startup ideas.
Charles Elson, UD professor of finance and director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, is ranked number 29 on Ethisphere's 100 Most Influential in Business Ethics list.
Feb. 5: Spin In Student Showcase
Four projects demonstrating how student know-how can solve problems for early-stage entrepreneurs will be featured during the Office of Economic Innovation and Partnerships-hosted Spin In Student Showcase on Thursday, Feb. 5.
A new era
Era fashion and apparel company, recently created by three Delaware students, donates to philanthropic organizations with each purchase.
New master's program
A multidisciplinary master's degree in entrepreneurship and design at UD will accept its first cohort of students this year.
Lawrence P. Donnelly, former chairperson of the University of Delaware Department of Economics, passed away on Jan. 6, 2015, at his home in Alpine, Wyoming.
Feb. 3: Economic Forecast
Business and economic experts will visit UD on Feb. 3 for the 2015 February Economic Forecast, which also will feature a Twitter conversation.
Feb. 19: IFSA annual conference
The third annual conference of UD's Institute for Financial Services Analytics will host speakers from the University, IBM and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
The University of Delaware's 10th Employee Development Roundtable brought together business leaders from throughout the region for a discussion focused on workforce diversity.
UD conducted the first official study of Dover's Firefly Music Festival, finding that it contributed $68 million to the regional economy.
Jan. 21: Lunch and Learn
UD's Venture Development Center will host expert Judith Giordan for a "Lunch and Learn" event on Jan. 21.
UD students and an alumna are part of the Aster Center team that was selected as a national finalist in the Global Startup Battle and progressed to the international round.
UD's Center for Economics Education and Entrepreneurship works with Delaware teachers to bring the Stock Market Game to their classrooms.
UD's Matt Robinson, who has been active with a variety of Olympic programs, recently made a presentation at the Americas Best Practices Symposium on National Olympic Committee Management and Sport Performance in Miami.
Nobel Prize videos
Videos are now available in which UD faculty experts explain the work that won this year's Nobel Prizes.
Lerner graduate celebration
Last week the University of Delaware's Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics celebrated graduate students who will earn their degrees during fall and Winter Session.
Freshmen studying business administration at UD participated in the 3-Minute Pitch competition, presenting their ideas for start-up companies.
- Feb. 3 - Economic Forecast, Clayton Hall, 8:30 - 11:30 AM. To register: http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2015/jan/economic-forecast-011615.html
- Feb. 5 - New Lerner College Graduate Student Orientation, Alfred Lerner Hall 4:00 PM. To register: https://spring2015gradnso.eventbrite.com
- Feb. 19 - 3rd Annual Risk Management Conference, Perkins Student Center-Rodney Room, 8:30 - 4:00 PM. To register: https://2015ifsa.eventbrite.com
- Feb. 27 - Carol A. Ammon Case Competition Kick-Off, contact Amy Estey-Becker for additional information at firstname.lastname@example.org
, open to all Lerner Graduate Students
- March 17 - Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance Symposium, Clayton Hall, more details coming soon!
- March 20 - Carol A. Ammon Case Competition, contact Amy Estey-Becker for additional information at email@example.com
, open to all Lerner Graduate Students
- April 10 - Lerner Graduate Center Grand Opening - save the date!
- April 22 - Chaplin Tyler Lecture - save the date!