September 17, 2020

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. 

August 31, 2020

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

August 31, 2020

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. 

August 14, 2020

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

August 14, 2020

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.

May 06, 2020

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.

February 21, 2020

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.

February 13, 2020

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.

January 17, 2020

Kristine Hankins’ article, “Why Are Companies Sitting on So Much Cash?”, co-authored with Mitchell Petersen (Northwestern), was published in the Harvard Business Review.

December 16, 2019

University of Kentucky long snapper Blake Best has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America first team.