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The Biggest Global Risks for 2021

Nov. 23, 2020

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.

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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.

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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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Gerry McDermott

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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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. 

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Gerry McDermott

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.

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Michael Murphree

International business faculty member wins Emerging Scholar in Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award

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. 

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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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Mitchell Orenstein

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.

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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. 

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