The Folks Center for International Business and Risk and Uncertainty Management Center
at the Darla Moore School of Business recently hosted an online forum featuring financial
and risk expert Preston Keat who discussed the biggest global financial risks for
2021. Close to 500 registrants from a cross-section of business, government and academia
attended the event.
U.S.-China Relations: Issues, Challenges and Prospects
Nov. 5, 2020
The Folks Center for International Business hosted a virtual forum with David Firestein,
the president and CEO of the George H. W. Bush Foundation for U.S.-China Relations.
More than 450 people from 15 countries registered for the virtual discussion, which
focused on the tumultuous relationship between the U.S. and China.
First-generation student is UPS Global Scholar; hopes to someday sell his family’s
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
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
Undergraduate program ranks No. 1 in international business for 22nd consecutive year
Sept. 14, 2020
The Moore School’s undergraduate international business program is ranked No. 1 according
to U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Colleges publication released on Monday, Sept. 14. This announcement
marks the 22nd consecutive year that the program has been ranked as the top undergraduate
international business program in the country.
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 McDermott, professor 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.
International business faculty member wins Emerging Scholar in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
June 8, 2020
Assistant professor Michael Murphree and his colleague won a prestigious award for their field research in Dongguan, China, from 2015 to
2018, exploring the growth and performance of small manufacturing firms.
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.
Vladimir Putin and the Future of Europe: The New Hybrid War
Nov. 6, 2019
The Folks Center for International Business drew a standing-room-only crowd for a
recent discussion about Vladimir Putin and the future of Europe with Mitchell Orenstein,
renowned Russian scholar and a professor for Russian and East European Studies at
the University of Pennsylvania.
International Strategy in an Era of Trade Uncertainty forum
May 10, 2019
The Folks Center for International Business held the International Strategy in an
Era of Trade Uncertainty forum for business and industry leaders to address international
trade trends. The forum focused on recent shifts in the global trading sphere and
the subsequent impact on U.S. trade policy and practices.