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From the Centennial Archives: McIntire’s Most Historic Day: April 25, 2008

For the McIntire School of Commerce, Friday, April 25, 2008, was a day of big events and big ideas that included the dedication of the Comm School’s state-of-the-art new home in Rouss & Robertson Halls, a major symposium, a hedge fund tournament using world-class trading technology, and a gala celebration.

Image 1: Principal building donor John A. Griffin (McIntire ’85) speaks about his friend and mentor, legendary financier Julian Robertson (far left), for whom Robertson Hall was named.

Image 2: Students struggle to master global markets during the annual McIntire Hedge Fund Tournament.

Image 3: Management Professor Rob Cross talks about the hidden power of social networks during the Eighth Annual Spring Symposium, “Leading in a Connected World.”

Image 4: People gather in the courtyard of Rouss & Robertson Halls to celebrate the dedication.

Image 5: In full swing, the celebration moves to the Lawn.

Image 6: The perfect end to a perfect day. 

This Centennial Year, we honor our past, present, and future. This article was originally published in CommerceUVA magazine in fall 2008.

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