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Our faculty are sought out by the media for their expertise on a variety of topics. 

Here's the latest:

  • December 5, 2022
    With an increasing shortage of housing across the U.S. driving up home prices and rents, communities and developers need to adopt a broader strategy.  An important part of that approach will be infill development, adaptive reuse, and changes in zoning regulations to encourage the development of so-called “Missing Middle” buildings with multiple units that younger couples and families can afford to purchase.  This article from Urban Land, the magazine of the Urban Land Institute, quotes Eric Maribojoc, executive director for the School of Business' Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship, on the issue.
  • December 3, 2022
    What types of bonds deliver the best returns? Finance professor Derek Horstmeyer and his students looked at the performance of fixed-income securities over the past 50 years to find the answer. Read more from The Wall Street Journal.
  • November 30, 2022
    The economy has gotten a bad taste of supply chain disruptions caused by the end of the pandemic lockdowns and cannot afford another one that a rail strike would cause. Cheryl Druehl, associate dean and professor of information systems and operations management, also sees the strike as having a broad impact. Read her interview in International Business Times.
  • November 26, 2022
    New research from management professor Einav Hart and Eric VanEpps shows that the way you ask a question determines whether you'll get a straight answer. This article in Psychology Today provides a summary. 
  • November 23, 2022
    Getting rid of the “Commanders” and starting fresh with a new name for Washington’s NFL team would help wipe the slate clean after years of controversy and scandal, sports marketing experts say - including Business Foundations Instructor George Perry - in this article for The Washington Examiner.
  • November 18, 2022
    In light of the Miami Heat and Miami-Dade County terminating their partnerships with FTX after its bankruptcy announcement, Business Foundations Instructor George Perry explains why some smaller sports organizations who bet big on crypto brand partnerships may want to look elsewhere for the next big team-up in this interview with Market Scale.
  • November 17, 2022
    In this op-ed for the Association for Talent Development, Business Foundations professors Leila Austin, Jackie Brown, and Cameron J. Harris write that the organizational focus on structural change from above, while an important step to meet immediate diversity and equity goals, also needs to address interventions at the individual level to create a truly transformative culture of trust and belonging.
  • November 15, 2022
    “Macroeconomic factors like waning consumer demand and absorbed spending pullback is probably going to have an impact on all of retail, and amongst the retail sectors, I think apparel is going to be one of the sectors that is going to get hit the hardest,” said Gautham Vadakkepatt, director of the Center for Retail Transformation and associate professor of marketing, in an interview with Bisnow.
  • November 9, 2022
    How Kroger and Albertson's will mesh their approaches to automation is just one of many technology-related questions the grocery chains will need to resolve as they look to merge, according to Gautham Vadakkepatt, director of the Center for Retail Transformation, in an interview with Grocery Dive.
  • November 7, 2022
    Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship Director Eric Maribojoc comments on the pros and cons of rent control in a story for Florida's Spectrum News 13.
  • November 3, 2022
    Business Foundations Professor George Perry told DC News Now the NFL group “is small because they’ve got to be billionaires, basically,” and that they will be checking whether to vet the financial security of any potential owner or owners.
  • November 2, 2022
    Lack of “fit” is often cited as a key reason why new hires fail in their roles. But Management Professor Sarah Wittman argues in the Harvard Business Review that “fit” doesn’t always stem from incompatibility, but rather can come from a failure to complete the psychological transition from one identity to another.