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Economics professor thrives in mutual learning environment of MAEcon program

"I like that the Master of Arts in Economics a relatively small program, so I get to interact with the students both in and outside of class. I enjoy getting to know them and helping them fulfill their goals. More importantly, I also learn from their unique experiences, which sometimes inspire my life and research."

Moore School ranked sixth in ROI for business schools

The undergraduate program at the Darla Moore School of Business was ranked No. 6 among 88 business schools for five-year return on investment (ROI) by Poets & Quants annual ROI ranking.

MACC graduate learns the value of soft skills while pursuing her degree

Recent Master of Accountancy alumna Hannah Bundy (B.S. '18, MACC '19) learned in her time at the Moore School that grades and GPA only count for so much. She said what makes you stand out are the skills you can't learn from a textbook, such as communication, time management and teamwork.

Trade experts, industry leaders analyze international trade uncertainty, competitiveness in Moore School forum

The forum, hosted by the Folks Center for International Business at the Moore School, focused on recent shifts in the global trading sphere and the subsequent impact on U.S. trade policy and practices. The forum was open to UofSC students, faculty and staff as well as the general public.

UofSC's new Professional MBA site will serve military community in Beaufort area

The Darla Moore School of Business is opening an eighth Professional MBA regional site at Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Beaufort.

Spring 2019 Moore School Graduates

Congratulations to our spring 2019 Moore School graduates! In celebration of graduation, here's a look at what a few of our newest Moore School alumni enjoyed about their time here, their advice for current students and where they're headed next.

Switzerland native develops alternate problem-solving tactics in Master of International Business Double-Degree program

Master of International Business candidate Dario Röösli came to the Moore School because of its reputation for excellence in international business. After spending a year pursuing his Master of International Management degree at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, he traveled to South Carolina to experience an American perspective on business.

Moore School honors namesake at Centennial Gala

The Darla Moore School of Business recently hosted a Centennial Gala honoring Darla Moore for her plentiful contributions to the school. Moore was awarded the 2019 Centennial Distinguished Service Award at the gala.

International MBA case competition team places 3rd in SEC MBA Case Competition

Four International MBA candidates -- Wes Treiber (B.S. '16), Laura Dorn, Nick Sonek and Bhaskar Shankar -- took home third place at the SEC MBA Case Competition held at the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee in early April.

Mentorship aspect of Master of Human Resources program fosters close, honest relationships between faculty, students

For some, relationships with faculty members might not be top of mind, but the structured faculty mentorship aspect of the Master of Human Resources (MHR) program has been exponentially beneficial to MHR students over the last three years since its implementation.

Boeing competition challenges Moore School, Engineering students to address real-world scenarios

Five teams of UofSC Darla Moore School of Business and College of Engineering and Computing students recently shared their innovative ideas gleaned from hours of analyzing data sets in the inaugural Boeing Analytics Case Competition held in the Moore School.

Accounting students win national Deloitte audit challenge

Six Darla Moore School of Business students recently won first place in the 2019 Deloitte National Audit Innovation Challenge at Deloitte University in Westlake, Texas.

Moore School exceeds donor goal and raises more than $75,000 on Giving Day

The Darla Moore School of Business raised $75,797 from 729 unique donors for the University of South Carolina's annual Giving Day.

Moore School fourth year's exhibit wins runner-up in UofSC Creativibe category for visualizing Spotify listening habits

Claire Fisher used her data visualization, titled "Millennial Music Habits," in an exhibit at the first UofSC Creativibe event, where students, faculty and staff across the university showcased their creative and innovative ideas.

Moore School alumnus to supply tuxedos for students attending Centennial Gala

Tux on Trux is the Moore School's chosen tuxedo rental provider for the students attending the Centennial Gala on April 25. As a recent alumnus of the school, Moore is thrilled to be serving its students in this way.

Moore School student elected student body vice president

Sophie Davish, a third-year finance student at the Darla Moore School of Business, will serve as the University of South Carolina's next student body vice president.

MAEcon student uses teamwork skills both in class and as student athlete

As a lifelong Gamecock fan, Master of Arts in Economics (MAEcon) candidate Carson Strom (B.S. '18) always knew he wanted to come to the University of South Carolina for school.

First African American Leadership Conference hosted at Moore School

The first African American Leadership Conference provided a forum for university students and members of several corporate partners to meet and share important insights. The conference was hosted by the Black Business Student Association (BBSA) on Saturday, Feb. 23, at the University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business.

Impact of shopper goals, product displays on consumer purchases

How does displaying numeric information, such as the number of calories in a product, work with shoppers' goals to influence what they buy?

Moore School to hold international business strategy, trade forum April 18

Hosted by the Folks Center for International Business at the Darla Moore School of Business and co-sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, the forum will focus on recent shifts in the global trading sphere and the subsequent impact on U.S. trade policy and practices.

The globalization debate and its impact on South Carolina

In light of the current backlash against globalization and the revision of international trade agreements in the United States, one must consider the implications for South Carolina. To what degree and in what ways does South Carolina benefit from international trade and investment?

MAEcon candidate benefits from program partnerships

MAEcon candidate Joseph Hackett values the integration of his program with other master's programs at the Moore School because it gives him the chance to hear other students' perspectives on real-world business problems.

Moore School International MBA program retains No. 1 ranking

Both the International and Professional MBA programs have retained their No. 1 rankings this year.

MHR, MBA Moore School teams excel at case competitions

A team of Master of Human Resources (MHR) candidates representing the University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business won the Ohio State MHR Case Competition held at the end of February, beating out Cornell University (second place) and the University of Illinois (third place). A team of Moore School MBA students also placed well at a recent case competition -- the team of four MBA candidates reached the finals of the Texas Christian University (TCU) MBA/MS Supply Case Competition.

Executive development classes refine old skills, build new ones to help leaders adapt to changing business landscape

"We prioritize the design of learning in our classes, and we get great feedback on how our courses are structured and the benefits they've given our clients," said Ray Smith, associate dean for executive development.

 

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