July 26, 2017

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) has renewed its accreditation of the Gatton College of Business and Economics, as well as Gatton’s Von Allmen School of Accountancy. AACSB extended the accreditation of the college’s undergraduate, master’s and doctorate business programs for another five years.

AACSB accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Fewer than five percent of the world's 13,000 business programs have earned this level of accreditation.


July 14, 2017

The Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) at the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economicsrecently entered into a partnership with the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) to prepare economic analyses on the state’s workforce and labor market data, including the monthly statewide and county unemployment rate news releases.


July 12, 2017

“It was an incredible experience and an amazing adventure,” Michael Aldridge said. “This trip exceeded all my expectations from an educational and personal level,” echoed Don Wolf.


July 05, 2017

University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics doctoral student Andrew Jonelis (pictured below) has been selected to attend the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting this August in Germany. Attendance at the sixth meeting for economic sciences will establish Jonelis’ place as one of the leading economists of the next generation.


July 03, 2017

The University of Kentucky has released its Dean's List for the spring 2017 semester, recognizing students for their outstanding academic performance. To make a Dean’s List in one of the UK colleges, a student must earn a grade point average of 3.6 or higher and must have earned 12 credits or more in that semester, excluding credits earned in pass-fail classes. 

Congratulations to all the Gatton College of Business and Economics students listed below who qualified for the Spring 2017 Dean's List.


June 23, 2017

 Recently, we received further proof that "the place to go" for social network analysis is the University of Kentucky and its Gatton College of Business and Economics.


June 21, 2017

There is one lesson University of Kentucky alumnus A.J. Hochhalter has learned in his career as a Lexington-based film producer and composer that sticks out more than anything else.

"You're never going to do anything great when you're comfortable," Hochhalter said.

That philosophy, which he believes began while he was a UK student, launched his career as a music composer.


June 15, 2017

By Vice President for Research Lisa Cassis T

Last week it was my distinct pleasure to join James Ziliak, Gatton Endowed Chair in Microeconomics and the executive director of the Kentucky Research Data Center (KRDC), for a reception and tour of this new center.

With the KRDC, the University of Kentucky joins an elite group of universities, and is the only one in the East Central region of the country, to be home to a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded Federal Statistical Research Data Center.


June 08, 2017

The University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics Building has been certified as a LEED® Gold building by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Gatton is the third building at UK to receive a LEED Gold certification.


May 10, 2017

The University Research Professorship Awards honor a select few faculty members who have demonstrated excellence in scholarship and creative work that addresses scientific, social, cultural and economic challenges regionally and around the world. The Gatton College had the opportunity to nominate a single professor to receive this award.