Today the trio of VCU Business graduates are in Mountain View, California, and have been accepted into Silicon Valley’s Y Combinator, one of the world’s best business accelerators, which has helped launch companies such as Airbnb, Dropbox and Reddit. Read more
Frank Bosco, Ph.D., assistant professor of management was on the research team for the major study published in the journal Science investigating if "suspect science was a widespread problem." The study was recently featured in The New York Times article, "Many Psychology Findings Not as Strong as Claimed, Study Says". Read the full article, here.
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia state government and the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business will again work together on data re-engineering internships to explore the use of data to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of state government.
In the 2014-2015 school year, the data internship program’s first, 45 graduate students and more than 20 state agencies participated. Those internships have resulted in tangible dollar savings and improved agency processes. Student/agency teams have worked on successful projects, such as improving how the state prices and sells its goods and services, and more efficiently matching citizens to benefits when they enroll. Read more
The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business is a member of the Virginia International Trade Alliance, a new initiative announced by Governor Terry McAuliffe last week.
Under the management of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, VITAL will strengthen the commonwealth’s nationally recognized international trade program through formal partnerships with public universities such as VCU, industry associations and the Virginia Chamber of Commerce to expand international sales. Read more