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Human resource development in tough economic times: Moore School researchers offer insight into the importance of staffing and training for recovery from recession

June 05, 2014

In tough economic times, conventional wisdom says companies should cut back on hiring so they can become more lean and efficient. But that could be a mistake, according to new research by Darla Moore School of Business professor Rob Ployhart and Ph.D. student Youngsang Kim.

Improving the efficiency of medical care: MBA student’s entrepreneurship project helps Ugandan medical clinic

May 23, 2014

A year ago, David Lo was a typical medical student, nearing the end of his time at medical school and looking ahead to the next stage of his training. Today, after 11 months at the Darla Moore School of Business, including two months working at a medical clinic in Uganda, Lo is anything but typical.

A man of many talents

May 21, 2014

A native of St. George, S.C., and resident of Folly Beach, S.C., Mizzell has been a high-profile fixture on the Columbia campus since he arrived as a bow-tied freshman. He has served as student body president and vice president, the Mic Man at Carolina football games and was most recently one of three graduating seniors to receive the university's highest undergraduate honor, the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award.

Economics Ph.D. student wins best paper award

May 07, 2014

Most Ph.D. students spend months and even years researching and writing their dissertations, and Darla Moore School of Business student Marian Manic, a Ph.D. candidate in Economics, is no exception—the research alone for the first half of his dissertation took almost two years. Unlike most graduate students, though, Manic has already won a prize for his work.

Moore School doctoral students honored for academic achievements

April 25, 2014

The Moore School Doctoral Student Association recognized outstanding Ph.D. students during its annual awards ceremony held April 24.

SC lighting industry leader finds high value in global competitiveness student project

April 24, 2014

Students from the Darla Moore School of Business examine the export potential of a South Carolina lighting products company in a program sponsored by the SC Small Business Development Centers.

PMBA celebrates 40 years of training executives

April 21, 2014

Leslie Brunelli knew fairly soon after graduating from the University of South Carolina in 1991 with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy that she might need to return to school to boost her career opportunities.

Moore School students honored with Sullivan Award

April 18, 2014

Moore school students Chase Mizzell and Cassandra Staton received the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award for achievement and character during the April 17 University Awards Day.

Business researcher investigates what motivates us

April 07, 2014

Moore School researcher Anthony Nyberg investigates how understanding people's motivations drives business success.

Moore School honors distinguished graduates at annual event

April 04, 2014

The Darla Moore School of Business celebrated the achievements of three distinguished alumni at its annual Business Leadership Dinner and Awards Ceremony.