Faculty & Research

Lerner in the Media

Hunt intensifies for missing $600 Million
Monday, November 14, 2011
Charles Elson, Director, John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, discussed the issues that surround corporate bankruptcies.
China currency has little to do with US jobs
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Op-ed by Eleanor Craig, associate professor of economics, focused on the value of China's currency and its impact on the U.S. economy.
Corzine resigns from MF Global after bankruptcy, won't seek severance
Monday, November 7, 2011
Bruce Weber, dean of the Lerner College of Business and Economics, commented on the anticipated reaction of the company's board of directors, after former New Jersey Governor John Corzine resigned as CEO.
Sunday, October 9, 2011
Robert Nelson, associate professor of HRIM and author of academic paper, "Public Financing of Headquarter Hotels in the United States," was quoted on necessities for event and convention infrastructure. The article featured quotes from his book, Developing a Successful Infrastructure for Convention & Event Tourism.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Jeff Miller, professor of economics and partner at Social Security Choices founded the firm to help individuals understand how to maximize their Social Security benefits. Along with partners William Dowd, Russell Settle and Ellis Wilson (all who have UD connections), Miller dubbed the service "the H&R Block of Social Security that helps guide individuals through a very complicated government program." The story was also featured in the Wilmington News Journal on July 26, 2011 and in UDaily on 7/27/11.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
In the Directors and Boards Annual Report 2011, an adaption of a keynote address by Indra Nooyi, chairman and CEO of PepsiCo Inc., appears. The address was delivered on April 6, 2011 at the Weinberg Center's 10th anniversary celebration, and in the magazine Nooyi notes, "A 10th anniversary is the first big milestone for any institution, but the Weinberg Center has gained such a reputation for the excellence of its research and discourse during these years that it feels as if it has been around a lot longer...We have great institutions like this one, creating a hub for the latest thinking..."

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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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