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Folks Center board member and UPS president Romaine Seguin imparts vast knowledge of international business  

April 12, 2021

UPS president of global freight forwarding Romaine Seguin has had a storied career with the multinational shipping conglomerate and wants to share what she’s learned over her almost 40-year career with Moore School international business students and faculty.

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Moore School international business students receive prestigious language scholarship

March 15, 2021

Two students at the Darla Moore School of Business have received the U.S. State Department’s prestigious Critical Language Scholarships for summer 2021. This fully funded intensive language program supports students interested in furthering their skills in languages deemed critical to the U.S. Recipients include:

Ashley Labrie (class of ’21) is a UPS Global Scholar, Sims Scholarship and Freeman Scholarship recipient studying International Business, Finance, and Management from Cincinnati, Ohio. development.

Timothy Fritts (class of ’23) is a South Carolina Honors College student majoring in International Business and Supply Chain and Operations with minors in Spanish and Russian from Dalton, Ohio.

Learn more about Labrie and Fritts.

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First-generation student is UPS Global Scholar; hopes to someday sell his family’s coffee

Oct. 14, 2020

First-generation college student and international business major William Mendoza is one of the students to be awarded funding from the UPS Global Scholars program at the Moore School. The UPS Global Scholars program provides support for Mendoza and a number of other students to strengthen diversity among students studying international business.

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Let's Get Business Moving: A New Plan for Supply Chain Innovation

Oct. 7, 2020

Gerry McDermott (pictured), professor of international business at the Darla Moore School of Business, was featured in “A Panel Discussion in Supply Chain Updates: A Solutions Approach series.” Moderated by Suzanne Dickerson, this was a live, online discussion with industry experts.

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The Impact of International Trade and Investment on South Carolina: Implications for Small and Medium-Sized Firms in the Era of Coronavirus

June 17, 2020

Gerald McDermottprofessor of international business, led a discussion on the impact of international trade and investment on South Carolina as part of the COVID-19 Managerial Insights radio series. Discussion topics included the impact of changing international trade and investment in South Carolina, with an emphasis on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and how S.C. firms can improve their international competitiveness and take advantage of their international ties during these uncertain times.

Watch the live Zoom Q&A.
View the full series.

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Rebuilding institutional capacity: the core solution to the COVID-19 crisis

May 12, 2020

International business professor Gerald McDermott and his colleague from the Emory University political science department have suggestions for how the United States can begin to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. McDermott is also the faculty director for the Folks Center for International Business.

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A Conversation with Christina Ahmadjian, Professor of Management at Hitotsubashi University

Feb. 20, 2020

Christina Ahmadjian, an expert on corporate governance and professor of management at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, shares her business insights as a board member in Japan. Hitotsubashi University, one of the Moore School’s 80 top-ranked international academic partners, is a powerhouse for training Japan’s global business leaders as well as one of the top research universities in Japan.

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