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MIB students present recommend efficiencies for UPS

(Feb. 9, 2021) Twenty Master of International Business students were able to gain consulting experience last semester when they created a business strategy for UPS. 

IMBA student creates study abroad experience during pandemic

(Feb. 12, 2021) Robert Campos and IMBA classmates completed an independent study by partnering with a startup from Mexico City, Mexico, and offering free marketing consulting. 

IMBA alumni influencing sustainability practices

(Feb. 16, 2021) Renee Paris (’14 IMBA) and Mihai Scrobotovici (’19 IMBA) use IMBA education to implement higher CSR standards with their organizations.

Student awarded Gilman Scholarship

(March 8, 2021) Moore student Stella Strength earns the Gilman Scholarship Program study abroad scholarship to study in Cadiz, Spain, this summer. 

MIB graduate building on international experience

(Mar. 15, 2021) Robin Hupin (‘20 MIB) chose to pursue a MIB because of his previous educational and personal experiences in business and traveling.

International business students receive 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.

Alumna begins her career with multinational corporation

(March 22, 2021) Bilardello moved back to the United States to begin her career at Bissell as a North American customer service representative while continuing her degree. 

International MBA program retains No. 1 ranking

(March 30, 2021) The Moore School’s International MBA program is ranked No. 1, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools publication. 

Canceled Peace Corps assignment provides alumna’s new career

(March 31, 2021) Since returning to the U.S., Thompson has started a new role as a Program Analyst for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Mission Support (OMS).

UPS president imparts knowledge of international business

(Apr. 14, 2021) Romaine Seguin wants to share what she’s learned over her almost 40-year career at UPS with Moore School IB students and faculty.

Alumnus oversees billion-dollar budgets

(May 26, 2021) Interview with Federico Michelcich (’20 MIB), Global Procurement & Supply Chain Planning & Control Junior Specialist at Amplifon in Milan, Italy.

International Technology and China

(June 3, 2021) Michael Murphree, assistant professor of international business, discusses the role China plays in international technology standards setting with the Chinese Development Student Think Tank at George Washington University.

Alumna lands job as financial analyst

(June 14, 2021) Now living in Los Angeles, Natalia Niewelt (’17 MIB) is a financial analyst for BMG, an international music company owned by the German media conglomerate Bertelsmann.

MIB student gains global experience

(June 30, 2021) MIB double-degree student is applying MIB education to international trade economics and commerce.

Sales executive hopes to pivot career with IMBA program

(July 15, 2021) Student was tired of the “knitty, gritty work” in his sales career.

J.D., MBA student gaining skills for her future

(July 20, 2021) India Whaley chose the combination degree program to build on her career.

IB student capitalizes on experiential learning opportunities

(July 26, 2021) Senior Chelsea Chang has completd three internships, teaching in Taiwan, and studying abroad in Germany.

NPR France correspondent says ‘whole new world opened up’

(Aug. 26, 2021) After traveling and living in Europe, Beardsley (’91 MIBS) realized her passion for foreign affairs.

MIB double-degree alumna pursuing Ph.D.

(Aug. 31, 2021) Valentina Sara Schneider (‘17 MIB) plans to become a professor.

Providing new perspectives

(Sept. 7, 2021) Alumnus sponsors multiple funds for students to study abroad. 

Expanding global business

(Sept. 9, 2021) Alumnus is gifting $100,000 to the Moore School to establish an international business fund.

Investing in International Business

(Sept. 9, 2021) Thanks to UPS, the Folks Center has received $600,000 for the UPS Global Scholars Program.

Solutions for international strategy in an era of uncertainty

(Sept. 9, 2021) Moore School faculty member shares that the aim is to find effective solutions. 

Scholarship, research and the legacy of 9/11

(Sept. 9, 2021) USC faculty respond to the Sept. 11 attacks. 

Undergraduate program ranks No. 1 in international business

(Sept. 13, 2021)  Ranked No. 1 according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Colleges publication.

Sustaining prominence in international business

(Sept. 16, 2021) Facultyshare insights about how the Sonoco International Business Department came to fruition.

Alumnus uses data analytics knowledge to stand out

(Jan. 15, 2020) International MBA alumnus combined his engineering background and IMBA degree to launch his career.

Proving Ground win helps MBA/JD candidate launch company

(Jan. 27, 2020) Alumnus balancing the Moore School’s MBA and USC law degree programs, a career in the U.S. Army and launching a company.

IB course project teaches consulting, sustainability

(Feb. 3, 2020) MIB  course teaches students how to provide consulting services while also learning about ocean conservation.

Alumnus and former pro baseball player switches careers

(Feb. 28, 2020) Michael Roth won two College World Series with the Gamecocks. Now, he's using his Moore School degrees sell commercial real estate.

International MBA program retains No. 1 ranking

(March 17, 2020) The Moore School’s International MBA program is ranked No. 1 according to the latest U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools publication.

Alumnus lauds lasting impact program had on his career

(Mar. 30, 2020) Alumnus now works for Pinterest after a 27-year marketing career.

IB students creating community with virtual interactions

(April 16, 2020) Faculty like Daniel Ostergaard are finding innovative ways to keep students connected during  COVID-19. 

MIB graduate blazing trails

(May 11, 2020) Master of International Business alumna was the first Vietnamese student to graduate from the program.

Rebuilding institutional capacity: solution to the COVID-19 crisis

(May 12, 2020) IB Faculty have suggestions for how the U.S. can recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Undergraduate team wins first place

(May 15, 2020) Undergraduate team won first place at the John Molson Undergraduate Case Competition.

Undergraduates honored with Dean’s Award

(May 19, 2020) Five Moore School seniors were awarded the Dean’s Award for Undergraduate Achievement.

IB faculty member wins Emerging Scholar Award

(June 8, 2020) Assistant professor Michael Murphree won a prestigious award for field research in Dongguan, China. 

Student shifts internship focus due to pandemic

(June 23, 2020) Student planned to intern with UPS in Singapore, but then COVID-19 struck.

Alumni making mark on Chicago-based company

(July 28, 2020) International MBA graduates earned roles on an executive team at George Jon Inc. 

Moore School students among winners of USC Covid-19 entrepreneurial challenge

(July 31, 2020) Four Moore School students win USC COVID-19 Ideas Challenge and earn money to begin their entrepreneurial business ideas.  

Ph.D. alumnus awarded prestigious honor for dissertation

(Aug. 3, 2020) Ph.D. alumnus Noman Shaheer wins award for approach to leveraging user networks.

Ph.D. student researching technology’s role in international strategy

(Aug. 3, 2020) Ph.D.student Pengxiang Zhang's research seeks to understand how firms compete in fast-changing global environments

IB alumnus and faculty’s case study published

(Aug. 20, 2020) Alumnus Jeremy Martinez and Clinical Associate Professor Wolfgang Messner published their case study about an American and Indian bribery scandal. 

Alumni’s entrepreneurial ventures recognized by Forbes 30 under 30 in Asia

(Aug, 24, 2020) Moore School alumni were recently named among the Forbes 30 under 30 in Asia.

Undergraduate program ranks No. 1 in IB for 22nd 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.

First-gen. student hopes to sell Mexican parents' coffee

(Oct. 14, 2020) First-generation college student and IB major is awarded funding from the UPS Global Scholars program. 

IMBA student aspires to create consulting agency

(Oct. 15, 2020) International MBA candidate aspires to create consulting agency that assists small towns.

CIBER enriches international business initiatives

(Oct. 26, 2020) CIBER provides professional development opportunities.

Folks Center forum focused on fraught U.S.-China relations

(Nov. 5, 2020) The Folks Center hosted a forum with David Firestein, the President and CEO of the George H. W. Bush Foundation for U.S.-China Relations.

International finance and risk expert talks economic recovery post-pandemic

(Nov. 23, 2020) Online forum featured Preston Keat who discussed global financial risks for 2021.

IB professor lauded for impacting students

(Dec. 2, 2020) Current and former students nominated IB professor Daniel Ostergaard for the Poets & Quants list of Top 50 Undergraduate Business Professors. 


Diverse group teaches IMBA candidate importance of perspective

 (Jan. 22, 2019) Interview with Tyler Gear, International MBA candidate.

Moore School team takes title for second year

(Feb. 8, 2019) A team of undergraduate students won first place at the Technological University Dublin International Case Competition. 

Differentiating Your Degree

(Feb. 11, 2019) You can earn your Juris Doctor from USC’s School of Law as a dual degree with the one-year or International MBA from the Moore School.

Alumnus carries spirit of networking and mentoring into career

 (Feb. 18, 2019) MIB alumnus realized the importance of networking.

Alumnus uses multinational experience to tackle business challenges

(Feb. 22, 2019) Interview with Brennan Dobbins (IMBA ’18), a strategy project manager at Lenovo.

MHR, MBA teams excel at case competitions

(Mar. 4, 2019) MBA and MIB students reached the finals of the Texas Christian University (TCU) MBA/MS Supply Case Competition.

Moore School International MBA program retains No. 1 ranking

(Mar. 12, 2019) The International MBA program is ranked No. 1 according to the latest U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools publication. 

Case competition team places 3rd in competition

(Apr. 16, 2019) Four International MBA candidates took home third place at the SEC MBA Case Competition.

Switzerland native develops alternate problem-solving tactics

(May 3, 2019) Dario Röösli traveled to South Carolina to experience an American perspective on business.

International strategy in an era of trade uncertainty

(May 10, 2019) The forum was held for business and industry leaders to address international trade trends.

What could a double-degree in international business do for you?

(June 3, 2019) A look at life and learning at Bocconi University in Milan. 

Folks Center hires new executive director

(June 10, 2019) Karen Brosius takes over as executive director for the Folks Center for International Business. 

Former brand manager pursues Moore School degree

(Sept. 17, 2019) International MBA candidate chose earlier this year to leave her position in order to purse an IMBA degree.  

Alumna elevates women’s professional apparel brand

(Oct. 16, 2019) Alumna combines entrepreneurial talent with skills she learned at the Moore School to shake up the women’s workwear world.

Russian and East European scholar points to political interference as next “hybrid war”

(Nov. 6, 2019) The Folks Center drew a standing-room-only crowd for a recent discussion about Vladimir Putin and the future of Europe.

MBA program, USC boosting recruitment and support for student veterans

(Nov. 7, 2019) Moore School implements initiative to encourage military veterans to pursue their MBAs at USC.

Alumni scholarships help students afford their education

(Dec. 2, 2019) Many students depend on scholarships to continue pursuing their education. 

Alumnus building Proving Ground-winning company

(Dec. 19, 2019) Ian Mackintosh won The Proving Ground competition in 2015.



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