Giving + Alumni

UGA names business school building for Doug Ivester

By Ed Morales

Nov. 29, 2018

The final building to become part of the Business Learning Community at the University of Georgia will be named for M. Douglas "Doug" Ivester of Atlanta.

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Around the world in seven marathons

By Ray Glier

Sean Walsh

Nov. 8, 2018

After he graduated from Terry, Sean Walsh (BBA '07, AB '07) had a run in the bruising environs of Wall Street where his 80-, 90-, 100-hour work weeks were fueled by caffeine from six Diet Cokes a day. His job in mergers and acquisitions held a tyranny over him until he went on a different kind of run, this one around the world.

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Analytics with alums: Lucas Puente (BBA' 10, AB '10)

By Peter Stoddard

Lucas Puente

Nov. 8, 2018

Lucas Puente is a social scientist passionate about using econometrics and data science to improve understanding of the world and turn raw data into useful insights.

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Analytics with alums: Rory Partalis

By Peter Stoddard

Rory Partalis

Nov. 8, 2018

A9 fuels the Amazon search engine, and their work starts long before a customer types a query. At A9, Rory Partalis manages the AR (augmented reality) View product, allowing customers to see how thousands of products look before buying.

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The energy to lead change

By Chris Starrs

Kiana Morris

Nov. 8, 2018

Many words describe what Kiana Morris (MBA '14) does -- she is Acting Associate Director for Policy in the Office of the Associate Director for Science at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. But one word best characterizes what she is: Energetic.

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Eureka! It's FinTech

By Matt Weeks

FinTech

Nov. 8, 2018

Computer power brought a gold rush of payment processing companies to Georgia, and business is booming

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