Article describes the author's stay at UD's Courtyard Marriott, home to the Department of Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management practicum. Each semester 50 students gain first-hand experience by participating in the hotel operations.
In the Opinion section, an editorial responding to the March 2012 DEFAC meeting, focused on the presentation made by Ken Lewis, Chaplin Tyler Professor of Economics and Chair of the Revenue-Forecast Subcommittee.
The Lerner College is home to a state-of-the-art financial trading facility, the $1.4 million student-led Blue Hen Investment Fund, a student-managed restaurant and hotel, a high-technology development center of a global bank and a start-up experience for students with new business ideas.
Lerner College faculty - like Anu Sivaraman, who is among Social Media Marketing Magazine’s “Top 100 Marketing Professors on Twitter” and MBAprograms.org’s “Top 50 Marketing Professors on Twitter” - are thought leaders who command attention from influential business audiences, economists and policy makers.
All Lerner College departments offer experience-driven learning and emphasize evidence-based analytics methods to enrich the student experience. Here, finance students visit New York City’s financial districts for a first-hand look at markets trading and to meet with UD alumni.