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Dean Zeithaml Interviews NBA Commissioner for McIntire’s “Business of Sports” Fall Forum

Hundreds of students and community members in Old Cabell Hall Friday morning got a courtside seat to the business of professional athletics as NBA Commissioner Adam Silver visited UVA for the McIntire School’s Fall Forum, “The Business of Sports.”

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Our diverse and inclusive community encourages students to participate in clubs and organizations, service projects, and team-building social events. From start to finish, the entire McIntire student experience ensures our graduates emerge as thoughtful, innovative leaders who go on to transform global business.

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Alumni

Expanding Trust and Access in Africa with Mark Straub (McIntire '04), CEO and Co-Founder of Smile Identity

Mark Straub's machine-learning company verifies the true identity of people signing up for financial services in Africa, helping them to become active participants in the global economy.

Community Building with Arin Mitchell (McIntire ’13) of LinkedIn
Faculty

McIntire Marketing Professor David Mick Receives the Association for Consumer Research's Highest Honor

McIntire Robert Hill Carter Professor of Commerce David Mick is one of two recipients of the 2020 Fellow in Consumer Behavior Award. The fellowship is the highest honor that the Association for Consumer Research grants in recognition of an individual’s contribution to scholarly work in consumer behavior over an extended period of time.

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Alumni

Optimizing Allergy Care: James Schroeder (McIntire ’13) of Allergenuity Health Associates

We spoke to Schroeder about the gratifying aspects of founding a direct-care allergy clinic, the major challenges that come with the medical territory, and how McIntire prepared him for the many responsibilities of his work.

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‘Adam’ vs. ‘Abigail’: How Consumers View Male and Female CEOs Differently

New research by Amanda Cowen and Nicole Votolato Montgomery suggests that how well your company recovers from a crisis could depend on if your CEO’s name is “Adam” or “Abigail.”

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Leading by Many Examples: On the Go with Taylor Bezerra (A&S ’09, M.S. in Commerce ’10)

Principal Consultant for a custom software solutions firm. Amateur Muay Thai fighter. Award-winning competitive baker. McIntire M.S. in Commerce 2010 graduate. Taylor Bezerra is all of the above and—from what we can tell—still manages to find time to sleep, or, when awake, occasionally just order in pizza and sit on the couch like the rest of us.

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McIntire Professors Ahmed Abbasi and Brent Kitchens Explain How to Avoid Automated Machine Learning Risks in HBR

In an Oct. 24 article for Harvard Business Review, Professors Ahmed Abbasi and Brent Kitchens and their co-author, Graduate Research Assistant Faizan Ahmad, propose methods for avoiding the hazards of using advanced machine learning methods with large-scale search query data.

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Alumni

Harvesting a Sustainable Coffee Future with Crawford Hawkins (McIntire ’06) of Grupo Crawford

You never know exactly where a bit of traveling might ultimately take you in the grand scheme of your life. Just ask Crawford Hawkins. In January 2019, near the end of a long weekend visit to a UVA friend in Colombia, he found himself trekking to a coffee farm in the town of Jardín. That experience—and its effect on him—extended far beyond what might otherwise have resulted from a few hours of agritourism.

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