The Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky is making it easier for regional businesspeople to pursue an MBA with a new, more convenient online preparatory ("prerequisite") option. Prospective students interested in both the One Year MBA and Professional MBA programs can now fulfill their prerequisites through IVY Software, an interactive online educational software that helps prospective business candidates obtain the required foundational knowledge to prepare for an UK MBA program.
University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics Dean David W. Blackwell today announced the appointment of Warren O. Nash III as the new executive director of the college's Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship.
University of Kentucky Gatton School of Business and Economics Professor Urton Anderson has been inducted into the American Hall of Distinguished Audit Practitioners.
Alex Tabarrok, professor of economics at George Mason University, will deliver a talk titled, "Democracy and Voting in a Free Society: Some Economics of Politics," from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, in the Kincaid Auditorium of the new Gatton College of Business and Economics building at the University of Kentucky. Tabarrok, who holds the Bartley J.
A team of undergraduate students from the University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics earned second place in the nation this past weekend at the 2016 Wall Street Journal Business Challenge. The competition was hosted by the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University in College Station.
The team members are:
Jim Ziliak and 2013 PhD alum Sarah Burns had their paper "Identifying the Elasticity of Taxable Income" accepted for publication in The Economic Journal.
Rob Hartley, a 3rd year PhD student, was accepted to participate in the 3rd Summer School on Socioeconomic Inequality - Chicago 2015. The program focuses on new methods of inequality research to address interdisciplinary insights of human behavior through economic models. This research forum is hosted by the Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group led by Nobel Laureate James J. Heckman, Steven N. Durlauf, and Robert H. Dugger.
The University of Kentucky Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship and the Lexington Office of the Kentucky Innovation Network will be hosting two more events for budding entrepreneurs this February that are open to UK students, faculty and staff.
Through a partnership formed between Commerce Lexington Inc. and the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics, a scholarship in the amount of $15,000 will be available to a Commerce Lexington member to help eliminate a portion of the cost of the UK/UofL Executive MBA program, beginning in August 2016.
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