2022 Rechter Fellows Announced

On December 1, 2021, the Project on Positive Leadership announced the latest cohort of the Sam and Bonnie Rechter Fellowships in Positive Leadership. Since 2020, Rechter Fellows have developed tools and conducted research that supports the advancement …

On December 1, 2021, the Project on Positive Leadership announced the latest cohort of the Sam and Bonnie Rechter Fellowships in Positive Leadership. Since 2020, Rechter Fellows have developed tools and conducted research that supports the advancement of virtue and excellence in leadership. The Rechter Family Trust generously funds the fellowships, bestowing up to $5,000...

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Betting on Yourself

On the verge of applying for his MBA at UofL, Damon Mims was unsure that graduate school was for him. Like a single cloud passing in front of the sun on an otherwise perfect summer day, doubt can cast a lingering shadow. “I was clicking through the Uof…

On the verge of applying for his MBA at UofL, Damon Mims was unsure that graduate school was for him. Like a single cloud passing in front of the sun on an otherwise perfect summer day, doubt can cast a lingering shadow. “I was clicking through the UofL website, seeing all these successful people and...

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Dr. Manju Ahuja Named a 2021 AIS Fellow Award Recipient

Dr. Manju Ahuja, Frazier Family Chair of Computer Information Systems, has been named a Fellow of the Association of Information Systems (AIS) in recognition of her significant global contributions to the information systems discipline.  Being nam…

Dr. Manju Ahuja, Frazier Family Chair of Computer Information Systems, has been named a Fellow of the Association of Information Systems (AIS) in recognition of her significant global contributions to the information systems discipline.  Being named a Fellow is one of the highest academic honors faculty members can receive, as it is recognition by their...

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Dr. Ryan Quinn Talks Positive Leadership on podcast

Academic Director of Project on Positive Leadership and Associate Professor Ryan Quinn, PhD, appeared on an episode of the Human-Centered Leadership Podcast this past summer. During the episode, Dr. Quinn discussed the value of a growth mindset for lea…

Academic Director of Project on Positive Leadership and Associate Professor Ryan Quinn, PhD, appeared on an episode of the Human-Centered Leadership Podcast this past summer. During the episode, Dr. Quinn discussed the value of a growth mindset for leaders as well as how leaders can work backward from virtues, such as courage, love, and forgiveness,...

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Promising Research

Entrepreneurship is about investing in you—your idea, plan, perseverance, and making that investment pay off. It’s calculating the risk, eyeing the reward, and making a leap of faith. Sadek Showkat understands risk/reward and betting on himself. In the…

Entrepreneurship is about investing in you—your idea, plan, perseverance, and making that investment pay off. It’s calculating the risk, eyeing the reward, and making a leap of faith. Sadek Showkat understands risk/reward and betting on himself. In the past five years, Sadek has gone from his home in Bangladesh to work for a multinational corporation...

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Spirit of Sharing

Erica Hulse is the person people go to to get things done—a reputation that has helped earn her the respect of her peers. She has helped shape the new Online MBA program (OMBA) as a student support coordinator—ensuring that our grad students have an ad…

Erica Hulse is the person people go to to get things done—a reputation that has helped earn her the respect of her peers. She has helped shape the new Online MBA program (OMBA) as a student support coordinator—ensuring that our grad students have an advocate who cares about their successes in the classroom and as...

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CFE: Ready To Be In Person

After nearly 19 months of mostly remote work, virtual classes, and online events, the Center for Free Enterprise decided to offer in-person programming again this fall. And going by attendance at the first talk, students and the community were ready fo…

After nearly 19 months of mostly remote work, virtual classes, and online events, the Center for Free Enterprise decided to offer in-person programming again this fall. And going by attendance at the first talk, students and the community were ready for the change. A presentation by New York Times bestselling author Amity Shlaes was the...

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Thriving Across Generations

The annual UofL Family Business Center Summit, presented by Axiom Financial Strategies Group, celebrated legacy family businesses across the Kentuckiana region. The theme for the 2021 Summit, Thriving Across Generations, embodied the essence of the Cen…

The annual UofL Family Business Center Summit, presented by Axiom Financial Strategies Group, celebrated legacy family businesses across the Kentuckiana region. The theme for the 2021 Summit, Thriving Across Generations, embodied the essence of the Center’s mission to help family businesses prosper. The event brought together family members and employees from more than 30 local...

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Fall Career Fair Returns In Person

Returning to campus for the first College of Business career fair in over 18 months meant not just an opportunity to learn about potential job opportunities but underscored the importance of networking. The Ulmer Center has had four virtual fairs in th…

Returning to campus for the first College of Business career fair in over 18 months meant not just an opportunity to learn about potential job opportunities but underscored the importance of networking. The Ulmer Center has had four virtual fairs in the past year—October was the first in-person event since February 2020.  “You just get...

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Bob Myers: A Legacy of Mentorship

Fifty-five years in the service of students is a testament to Bob Myers’ commitment to both the classroom and the University of Louisville. The Associate Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship has seen the College of Business grow from thirteen p…

Fifty-five years in the service of students is a testament to Bob Myers’ commitment to both the classroom and the University of Louisville. The Associate Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship has seen the College of Business grow from thirteen people at their unit-wide meeting in the 1970s to over 200 faculty and staff today. Six...

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