October 02, 2018

On this week’s episode of “Behind the Blue,” UK Public Relations and Marketing‘s Carl Nathe talks with Gatton Dean Simon Sheather about his life, his career, and what attracted him to the Bluegrass.

Listen to the podcast here!


September 26, 2018

Check out what's happening at Gatton as we launch UK’s “Kentucky Can: The 21st Century Campaign,” with Simon J. Sheather, dean of the Gatton College of Business and Economics.

See stories from incredible students and faculty who have been directly impacted by the generosity of our alumni and friends. Through this comprehensive campaign, the Gatton College will be able to achieve more for our students, our commonwealth, and communities around the globe.  


August 24, 2018

Check out what's going on as we start the new academic year, with Simon J. Sheather, the new dean of the Gatton College of Business and Economics.

See footage from the Gatton Welcome, where the college welcomed 784 incoming first-year undergraduates from 33 states and 10 countries, who are part of a record-breaking more than 4,000 future business leaders studying at the Gatton College this year.  

Keep an eye out for these updates once a month, where Dean Sheather will share the latest and greatest things going on at Gatton!


July 17, 2018

Gatton College of Business and Economics Social Enterprise Scholars Jenna Hazelbaker, Kristen McLaughlin, Megan Van Son and Taylor Wurth were recently rewarded for their success and achievement at the Global Social Innovation Challenge at the University of San Diego.


July 10, 2018

Since graduating from the University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics, Chinaecherem and Chisom Omenyinma have been traveling, starting new jobs and earning graduate degrees.

Chinaecherem Omenyinma, a 2012 graduate in accounting, recently completed his master's in business administration at the University of Virginia. Positively impacting the lives of others is one of the reasons he chose to pursue his MBA and begin his career at Danaher, a Fortune 500 science and technology company,


May 30, 2018

University of Kentucky Provost David Blackwell on Wednesday announced that Simon J. Sheather has been selected as the next dean of UK’s Gatton College of Business and Economics, pending approval by the UK Board of Trustees.

Sheather currently is professor and interim director of Texas A&M University’s Institute of Data Science, as well as academic director of MS (Analytics) and Online Programs in the Department of Statistics. Texas A&M, like UK, is a member of the Southeastern Conference.


April 09, 2018

On April 6 the Gatton College of Business and Economics held the first annual Gatton Honors Day Celebration. Students, student organizations, faculty, and staff were all recognized for their outstanding achievements in academics, college involvement, research, teaching, service and more! Award winners include:  


April 05, 2018

Remember a few years ago when airline ticket fares increased dramatically due to surcharges which were added quickly in response to sharply rising fuel costs? Even though fuel prices have moderated substantially, many, if not most, of the higher fares are here to stay. And yet such pricing practices, dubbed “asymmetric pricing” by academics, seem to be less prevalent in other parts of the world. For example, similar fuel surcharges were revoked in Japan and the Philippines.


March 06, 2018

Gatton College of Business and Economics senior finance majors Tyler May, Joseph Back and Joy Gilfillan brought home the grand prize at this year’s national stock pitch competition hosted recently by the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. The competition brings students together with leaders from the investment community to showcase their skills in equity research and fundamental analysis, and to pitch stocks and get industry pros to evaluate them and give feedback on their work.


February 23, 2018

 University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics presented the fourth annual Commonwealth Supply Chain Innovation Award, sponsored by SAS, to John Lindsey, supply chain manager for R.J. Corman Material Sales in Nicholasville, Kentucky. The presentation ceremony was held during Thursday’s eighth annual Supply Chain Forum, held in the Woodford Reserve Club at Kroger Field.