UK Gatton College of Business and Economics


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Gatton prepares graduates with the skills and knowledge they need to compete globally with the utmost integrity and professionalism. Through teaching, research, and outreach, we not only support economic growth, but have a direct, tangible influence on the lives of Kentucky’s citizens and people around the world.

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Marilyn West

Students come to the University of Kentucky to follow their passion and pursue their purpose. UK MBA alum, Marilyn West was no exception. The Northern Kentucky native earned two diplomas from UK — a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and a master's degree in business administration. Throughout her time on campus, West met fellow students who became lifelong friends and faculty members and academic advisors who became trusted mentors.



Adam Craig

To help shoppers make the most of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Adam Craig, associate professor of marketing, uses brain imaging to understand the hidden drivers behind consumers’ financial decisions, especially when they are trying to decide whether to buy something now or in the future.

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Mikayla Mitchell

Gatton student Mikayla Mitchell was selected as a Presidential Fellow at the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress. This opportunity was made possible through the generosity of Rubicon Global CEO Nate Morris. The fellowship allowed Mitchell to strengthen her research skills, network with likeminded individuals, and learn about policy making in Washington.