2020 Staff and Faculty Awards

As the Spring 2020 semester ended under COVID-19 quarantine, the College of Business took time online to recognize this year’s outstanding faculty and staff. The award ceremony, presented in Teams, may have been unlike any awards event in the Col…

As the Spring 2020 semester ended under COVID-19 quarantine, the College of Business took time online to recognize this year’s outstanding faculty and staff. The award ceremony, presented in Teams, may have been unlike any awards event in the College’s history. What remains and resonates are the much-deserved accolades, as recognized by our students and...

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Family Business Strong

Enterprising families and their businesses are the most important economic force around the world. In the United States, 90% of all the businesses are family owned or operated, they employ over 60% of the workforce, and generate over 70% of the new job…

Enterprising families and their businesses are the most important economic force around the world. In the United States, 90% of all the businesses are family owned or operated, they employ over 60% of the workforce, and generate over 70% of the new jobs.1 Even though family enterprises have a significant positive influence on our economy...

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Garrett Named Director of Forcht Center

The Forcht Center at the UofL College of Business has named Robert Garrett, PhD as its new director. Dr. Garrett originally joined the College of Business in 2013. Prior to joining UofL, Dr. Garrett taught at Oregon State University, where he won Famil…

The Forcht Center at the UofL College of Business has named Robert Garrett, PhD as its new director. Dr. Garrett originally joined the College of Business in 2013. Prior to joining UofL, Dr. Garrett taught at Oregon State University, where he won Family Business Researcher of the Year. He earned his undergraduate degree at the...

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New Management Major

With a focus on project management as well as quantitive skills, the new Management major looks to position its graduates with skills that increase their competitive advantage in the job market. “With an added emphasis on project management, our degree…

With a focus on project management as well as quantitive skills, the new Management major looks to position its graduates with skills that increase their competitive advantage in the job market. “With an added emphasis on project management, our degree will prepare [our students] for a larger variety of jobs—perhaps doubling or tripling their prospects,”...

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XLerateHealth, Southeast XLerator Network announce National Institutes of Health funding

XLerateHealth (XLH), its affiliate, the Southeast XLerator Network (XLN) and XLN Academic Lead, the University of Kentucky, announced that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has approved XLN’s External Advisory Committee’s (EAC) recommen…

XLerateHealth (XLH), its affiliate, the Southeast XLerator Network (XLN) and XLN Academic Lead, the University of Kentucky, announced that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has approved XLN’s External Advisory Committee’s (EAC) recommendation to fund the continued development of seven biomedical innovations that represent various areas of technology, from medical devices to diagnostics and therapeutics.

Leading Through Uncertainty: Session Three

Communicating During TurbulenceDr. Kristen Lucas & Dr. Kathy Gosser The last of three sessions will explore topics and questions related to managing and communicating through turbulent times and the subsequent fallout. Managerial strategies are alw…

Communicating During TurbulenceDr. Kristen Lucas & Dr. Kathy Gosser The last of three sessions will explore topics and questions related to managing and communicating through turbulent times and the subsequent fallout. Managerial strategies are always executed via communication, but the importance of strategic messaging is even more critical during uncertain times. Dr. Kristen Lucas and...

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Targeting Talent

UofL alum and El Toro cofounder David Stadler’s office overlooks a sea of computers streaming data. “I don’t need a typical intern. I need full-time employees.” The open floor plan below teems with activity—energy and enthusiasm palpable when you step …

UofL alum and El Toro cofounder David Stadler’s office overlooks a sea of computers streaming data. “I don’t need a typical intern. I need full-time employees.” The open floor plan below teems with activity—energy and enthusiasm palpable when you step in the office space. This frenetic kineticism is a product of business El Toro trades...

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Leading Through Uncertainty: Session Two

Learning and AdaptationVirginia Denny & Vaughan Scott The second of the three sessions examines the necessary conditions and strategies to foster adaptive workplace teams. Virginia Denny and Vaughan Scott discuss principles of learning that all lea…

Learning and AdaptationVirginia Denny & Vaughan Scott The second of the three sessions examines the necessary conditions and strategies to foster adaptive workplace teams. Virginia Denny and Vaughan Scott discuss principles of learning that all leaders can integrate to create dynamic, malleable, and resilient teams that are better positioned and equipped to handle uncertainty. The...

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