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Moore School professors recognized by Student Disability Resource Center

Several Moore School professors received the "Two Thumbs Up" Award from the USC Student Disability Resource Center (SDRC). Each year, the SDRC recognizes faculty who have gone above and beyond to improve the lives of these students.

Management professors write global talent book with unique blending of research, application

"This book is really intended to be for people who are doing this or for students who could see themselves doing this someday, so it's a very conscious attempt to blend the research side and the practical application side," Ployhart said.

Moore School's Paul Bliese named fellow for Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Moore School Management associate professor Paul Bliese has been named to a short list of fellows for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP).

Moore School IBCE freshman wins Palmetto Chinese Star Student Award, goes on to represent SC in next round of competition

Katie Rose Dionne, Moore School freshman international business major and International Business Chinese Exchange (IBCE) student, won the Palmetto Chinese Star competition - a state-level contest put on by USC's Confucius Institute to give students learning about Chinese culture and language the opportunity to prove their skills.

Moore School economics professor finds link between 1854 London cholera epidemic, current housing prices

If 70% of the people in your neighborhood died from some epidemic, what would happen to the prices of their houses?

SC Econ Day encourages student interest in economics through high school competition

The third annual SC Econ Day brought more than 100 state finalists from 10 high schools around South Carolina to the Darla Moore School of Business to put their economics knowledge to the test.

Moore School Risk Management and Insurance program ranked 3rd largest in nation

In Business Insurance's 2017 rankings, the Darla Moore School of Business' globally recognized Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) program is ranked third largest in the country with 350 undergraduates enrolled in the major and eight courses being offered.

Moore School, Harvard alumna follows her passion to reduce student loan debt

Seven out of 10 students leave or graduate their undergraduate programs with more than $37,000 in loan debt. According to Bloomberg, the cost of a bachelor's degree is 1,120 percent more expensive today than it was in 1978.

Moore School international business MBA still No. 1

The International MBA program, ranked No. 1 in this newest batch of rankings, has been ranked in the top three for the last 29 years.

Moore School freshman basketball player hopes to use language skills to start his own company

Ibrahim Famouke Doumbia is not your typical college freshman - towering over most people at 6'6", the Moore School student plans to study international business while at USC as well as play forward for South Carolina's men's basketball team.

IB students clean up Congaree National Park as part of ongoing give-back efforts

With the arrival of beautiful weather here in South Carolina, it's no surprise that many USC students spent the weekend outside. What you might not expect is what more than 50 of the Darla Moore School of Business' international business students were doing with their sunny Saturday: picking up litter throughout Congaree National Park.

Professor incorporates world exploration into strategic management classes

"I can go places that you can't go here. You can't do these things here, and you can't take a picture of it. You can't describe these places to people. You just can't."

Moore School Center for Sales Success officially launches with five corporate partners

Since Fall 2016, the Darla Moore School of Business' Center for Sales Success (CSS) has been building partnerships and putting students through the Certified Professional Sales Person (CPSP) program in preparation for the center's official launch on March 1 of this year.

Moore School international business professor examines drug trade, illegal immigration in Mexico

"What happens if you impose rules that no one can comply with?" McDermott asks. "It can push those societies toward accelerated growth in crime, drug trades and illegal practices -- essentially an undermining of the institutional trade order."

Interdisciplinary master's program will help STEM students bring their business ideas to life

"No single college has all the answers. We saw a need to bring engineering and business together to empower STEM students to bring ideas to fruition and determine if they represent a potential business."

Hark family makes entrepreneurship seem easy, prioritizes encouraging students

Have you ever wondered how solving some operations problem within your business could grow into a booming business of its own? Read on to hear the Hark's story and how they use their success to give back to Moore School students.

Your Voice Matters: The Impact of User Reviews

In some instances, an objectively lower quality product could sell for more than a higher quality product from a different company because of the influence of user reviews.

Moore School team strikes gold at inaugural case competition in Ireland

Judges unanimously awarded first place to the Moore School team in the inaugural Dublin Institute of Technology International Case Competition held earlier this month.

Diversity and inclusion efforts expanding at Moore School

At the Moore School, the Student Council on Diversity and Inclusion and Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion Alice Leri are pursuing an ambitious campaign to increase the diversity dialogue through new workshops and programs that will be introduced over the coming year.

Moore School students dominate Soda City Startup, look to continue entrepreneurial endeavors

In the age of "There's an app for that," it might be easy to give up on any creative ideas you have and assume someone else out there has already done them. But, as these two Moore School students discovered, there's always more to be done.

Morrisette family endowment allows more students to build a network studying abroad

The Morrisette family understands the importance of not only networking internationally, but also of giving back, which is why, when John Morrisette graduated from the Moore School in May 2017, they decided to donate $100,000 for a study abroad endowment.

Moore School alumnus changing the world one well at a time

Moore School IB professor talks award, importance of international study

Tatiana Kostova, Buck Mickel Chair and Professor of International Business at the Darla Moore School of Business, was recognized this past year by the university as a Carolina Distinguished Professor, one of the highest faculty honors at USC. Kostova's involvement above and beyond her requirements as a professor and her dedication to her field set her apart.

Moore School IB professor finds distinct difference in gender attitudes toward organizational commitment in India

With all the discussion surrounding gender equality today, differences between men and women sometimes get lost in the noise. When it comes to the working world, what are some of those differences and how do they impact job motivation and retention?

Continental establishes endowed chair at UofSC

$2 million grant creates professor position in operations and supply chain management

 

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