Calvin Johnson, an alumnus of VCU Business, along with current VCU Business students Kailtin Taylor and Wallace Pitts were recently interviewed by WCVE at the Encorepreneur breakfast in Snead Hall about their product, CUSH. The team is busy promoting their product, a special wheelchair cushion, and working to gain funding for a prototype and patents. Check out the WCVE interview here.
Carol Scotese, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the Department of Economics speaks with University Public Affairs about the recent report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The report shows job recovery on the rise for the 6th consecutive month, while the unemployment rate actually rose. Dr. Scotese discusses what this report means. Click here to read the full interview.
Leslie Stratton, Ph.D., professor of economics sat down with VCU University Public Affairs and explained what effect the wealth gap has on economy recovery and growth. This interview came just after a recent report released by Standard & Poor that “the wealth gap in the United States is slowing economic growth,” according to the interview. Click here to read the full article.
Congratulations to Dr. Doug Davis and Dr. Bob Reilly on receiving the NSF grant!
Dr. Davis and Dr. Reilly were awarded the grant for their project “Financial Market Experiments”. According to Dr. Carol Scotese, Chair for the Department of Economics, “This project will apply their considerable expertise to regulation in the financial markets.” Click here to read more.