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.
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.
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.
Identifying education as the most important factor affecting Kentucky’s economic future, the Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) — the applied economic research branch of the Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky — released its 46th Kentucky Annual Economic Report today.
University of Kentucky Provost David W. Blackwell has named Warren W. Rosenthal Professor of Marketing Steven J. Skinner to the position of interim dean of the Gatton College of Business and Economics. Skinner begins his new duties immediately. Blackwell had served as dean of the Gatton College until his appointment as UK's provost.
The University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics will host a One Year MBA Open House event on Thursday, February 1st at 5:30 PM, which will introduce the full-time, accelerated One Year MBA program. All current undergraduate students, academic majors and young professionals are welcome to attend. Registration is required at http://gatton.uky.edu/mba-rsvp.
University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto announced Tuesday that the dean of the Gatton College of Business and Economics will be UK’s next provost.
David Blackwell will begin his duties as provost on Jan. 8, Capilouto said in a campus-wide announcement today. Blackwell has served as dean of the Gatton College since 2012, a time of tremendous growth and transformation.
The UK MBA program has officially announced a brand new STEM/MBA dual degree program between the University of Kentucky's College of Arts & Sciences and the Gatton College of Business and Economics, which will award a Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees in just five years.The University of Kentucky's STEM/MBA dual degree is a unique program that intersects science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) with a versatile business knowledge of an MBA.
The community is invited to a special celebration with the students from University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics class, Economics 410: Economics of Altruism, Philanthropy, and Nonprofit Organizations, 3:30 p.m. tomorrow (Tuesday), Dec. 5, in Room 307, Woodward Hall, in the Gatton building.
The students will present their work with nine nonprofit organizations that are making a big difference in Lexington, and one organization chosen by the students will be awarded a $10,000 grant to support their activities.
The University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics hosted James E. "Ted" Bassett III, one of Kentucky's most respected and valued citizens. Mr. Bassett was a decorated Marine veteran who served in the Pacific during World War II, former head of the Kentucky State Police and also lead the Keeneland Association to become the world’s largest Thoroughbred auction sales company and one of the premier racetracks in North America. During his talk, Mr. Bassett chronicled definitive periods in his life for the audience and his theme was centered on how to become an effective servant leader and inspiring a team through effort, respect, humility and sacrifice.