Robins School of Business

Queally Hall is open for business

A 37,000-square-foot expansion to UR’s Robins School of Business is giving students a reason to stick around after class.

‘There are massive pools of capital out there’

One of the co-founders of the M&A firm Harris Williams told a business school gathering that he’s optimistic about post-recession deal flow but that there are some warning signs far off in the distance.

Student entrepreneur has perfect pitch

A Kindle-style tablet that its inventor hopes will display sheet music and also transcribe songs into musical notation is music to the judges’ ears at UR’s annual business pitch contest, plus four other promising startups.

MBA students write their own lessons

MBA students at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business spent two weekends on lock-down — including a full weekend at the Jefferson Hotel — and then presented their findings to executives of a Fortune 500 company for judging.

Dean search at UR Biz School back to square one

Citing financial considerations, Henry N. Butler, has withdrawn as the next dean at University of Richmond’s business school, according to an email sent to faculty and staff. The school will restart the search for a new dean.

Two seniors win $2,000 in UR biz plan contest

UR seniors Daniel Brunt and apartment-mate Christopher Genualdi pitched their business plan to a panel of judges about their concept Sniff-Stick LLC and won $2,000 to get rolling. The three other finalists had some promising ideas, too.

UR business dean leaving for GMU

Three and a half years ago Jorge Haddock became the dean of the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond, but he won’t be there much longer. Haddock accepted an offer earlier this month from George Mason University in Fairfax to become the new dean of their School of Management. The GMU board… Read more »

Knowledge is good

Ten days after the University of Richmond set the date for the first information session about next fall’s MBA program, the 40 available seats were already reserved.