VCU School of Business news

2022 VCU Data Analytics Challenge seeks student solutions to real-world problems

2022 VCU Data Analytics Challenge seeks student solutions to real-world problems

Friday, December 2

The semester-long competition, which was sponsored by Altria and hosted by the Departments of Supply Chain and Analytics and Information Systems, challenged students to solve a real-world business problem for a chance to win up to $5,000 in prize money.

Class of 2022: Simranjeet Kaur turned her love of numbers into a burgeoning accounting career

Class of 2022: Simranjeet Kaur turned her love of numbers into a burgeoning accounting career

Wednesday, November 30

From doing calculations at her family’s bookstore in India to lining up a job at Deloitte, accounting student Simranjeet Kaur is excited for what her future holds.

Food for Thought

Food for Thought

Monday, November 28

School of Business professor David Berdish and his students strive to help fight food insecurity in the community through a project they have been working on in his classes Supply Chain Management and Analytics and Logistics and Distribution Strategy.

Rabia Kamara to address VCU grads at December commencement

Rabia Kamara to address VCU grads at December commencement

Tuesday, November 22

The fall university wide commencement ceremony will be held on Dec. 10 at the Stuart C. Siegel Center.

2022 Diverse Economics Conference celebrates diverse professionals and career paths

2022 Diverse Economics Conference celebrates diverse professionals and career paths

Monday, November 7

The day-long conference, sponsored by VCU SChool of Business, featured diverse professionals in economics and highlighted the wide range of career paths available in the field.

Risk Management and Insurance Trends Talk discusses election trends, predictions

Risk Management and Insurance Trends Talk discusses election trends, predictions

Thursday, November 3

Bob Holsworth, Ph.D., a leading political analyst in Virginia, discussed the current political landscape and predictions ahead of the 2022 midterm elections on November 8.

Here are the safest and most dangerous states

Here are the safest and most dangerous states

Wednesday, October 26

Another question WalletHub asked the experts was: “What tips do you have for consumers looking to improve their financial safety?” Brent Smith, a professor of real estate analytics at Virginia Commonwealth University, had an insightful answer.

VCU Real Estate Trends Conference sees record attendance at 30th anniversary event

VCU Real Estate Trends Conference sees record attendance at 30th anniversary event

Tuesday, October 18

Returning to its in-person format after a two-year pandemic hiatus, the 2022 conference welcomed more than 1,500 attendees and featured leading minds in economic and geopolitical strategy.