A paper by Will Gerken and Marc Painter '19 was presented at the NBER Conference on Big Data and Securities Markets.

University of Kentucky students met with Nate Morris of Rubicon, a software company focused on cloud-based, sustainable waste and recycling services.

The most recent Finance Society meeting was attended by more than 60 students and featured an alumni panel offering advice about the changing recruiting landscape. 

Jon Chait was interviewed on WalletHub.com in the article, "Q2 2020 Hedge Fund Holdings: Top Stocks, New Buys & More"

This fall, the UK Finance Society held its first meeting via Zoom. The panelists included analysts, associates, as well as Koch Equity Development (KED)'s director of finance. 

David Sovich's paper, "Home Equity and Labor Income: The Role of Constrained Mobility" was accepted for publication at The Review of Financial Studies.

David Sovich's paper, "State Minimum Wages, Employment, and Wage Spillovers: Evidence From Administrative Payroll Data" was accepted for publication in Journal of Labor Economics.

Five University of Kentucky alumni are putting their degrees to work by showing support for front-line workers and local restaurants. With backgrounds in business and medicine, Michael Zhu, Jodi Llanora, Kyle Luo, Logan Jones and John Stein refused to feel helpless in the fight against COVID-19.

Kristine Hankins presented "Do Firms Hedge During Distress?" at the University of Colorado - Boulder on February 14. The paper is co-authored with Heitor Almeida (Illinois, NBER) and Ryan Williams (Arizona). Hankins is the William E. Seale Professor and Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Kentucky. Her research interests include corporate finance, corporate risk management, and methodology issues and she is a prior winner of the Jensen Prize.

Four Pelissier Scholars and finance majors, Bryce Kushner, Andrew Buskill, Connor McKee, and Graham Sparks (pictured L-R), recently passed the December 2019 CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Level I Exam, which had a pass rate of 42 percent.