Faculty & Research

Lerner in the Media

Monday, December 3, 2012
Article describes a Christmas tree delivery service co-created by Tyler Kupper, a 2007 UD graduate.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Charles Elson, director, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, commented on Hewlett-Packard's acquisition of a British software company.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
In collaboration with Academic Partnerships, the University of Delaware's Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics has announced an innovative new online master of business administration (MBA) program. Also highlighted on MarketWatch.com (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/university-of-delaware-teams-up-with-ac...) and PRNewswire.com (http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/university-of-delaware-teams-up-...).
Friday, November 9, 2012
Blog post profiles USEED, a company started by UD alumni that helps colleges run fund-raising campaigns, describing it as "a Kickstarter for education."
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Blog post features USEED, a company started by UD alumni that helps colleges run fund-raising campaigns. USEED won the grand prize in a business competition.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Lerner College ranked #31 out of #74 in Eduniversal's 2011 "Excellent Business Schools-nationally strong and/or with continental links" along with Univ. of MO, OK State, and Santa Clara U. The Eduniversal Evaluation System (EES) is a ranking and rating system that encompasses 9 geographical zones, 153 countries, and accounts for the international influence and reputation and the quality of the programs of Business Schools. In addition, the EES checks the accreditations of the schools membership in the international accreditation. associations and other international and national ranking results. These criteria are considered by the EES in order to obtain the Official Selection of the Best 1,000 Business Schools Worldwide.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The recent publication of Adrienne Lucas, Assistant Professor of Economics, and her co-author is termed a great example of "impact evaluation in Africa being done rigorously" while "not shying away from big questions of relevance to African policymakers.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Charles Elson, director, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, commented on the interplay between the company and investor Carl Icahn.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Jeffrey B. Miller, Professor of Economics, is highlighted in this Reuters article about optimizing Social Security benefits.
Monday, October 29, 2012
Charles Elson, director, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, and Craig K. Ferrere, one of its Edgar S. Woolard fellows, co-authored an article on internal versus external candidates for CEO searches.


The Lerner College is home to a state-of-the-art financial trading facility, the $1.5 million student-led Blue Hen Investment Club, 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 Meryl Gardner, whose research on foods and moods was recently published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology - are thought leaders who command attention from influential business audiences, economists and policy makers.

All Lerner College departments offer discovery learning experiences and emphasize data-based analytics to enrich the student experience. Here, students at Vita Nova, our award-winning restaurant run through HRIM, joined professional chefs and winemakers in hosting a 2014 Mid-Atlantic Wine and Food Festival event.

The Institute for Financial Services Analytics is a collaboration between the Lerner College, UD's College of Engineering and JPMorgan Chase, and hosts events for academics and the business community designed to address consumer analytics and industry applications.

Undergraduate scholarships, made possible through the generosity of alumni and friends, enable us to support promising scholars. Here, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell and his mother, Leni Markell, join recipients of the William Markell Scholarship (center), which benefits students in Accounting and MIS.

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