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UNC Charlotte students to compete in national investment challenge

UNC Charlotte students to compete in national investment challenge

   February 28, 2011

A team of UNC Charlotte students will represent North Carolina in a national investment research challenge in April.

M.B.A. students Russell Heydorn, Rakesh Patel, Kevin Ruster and Adam Schorr and M.S. in Economics student Kevin Crimmins qualified by having the top report and oral presentation in the state investment challenge, held Feb. 26. Eleven-...

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Thomas Sittema joins Center for Real Estate advisory board

Thomas Sittema joins Center for Real Estate advisory board

   February 24, 2011

Thomas Sittema, CEO of CNL Financial Group, has joined the advisory board of the Center for Real Estate at UNC Charlotte.

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Rogelberg elected to leadership post in Society of Industrial & Organizational Psychology

Rogelberg elected to leadership post in Society of Industrial & Organizational Psychology

   February 16, 2011

Dr. Steven Rogelberg, professor of organizational science and management, has been elected Science and Research Officer and a member of the executive board for the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). This position is the highest science officer in the SIOP, a 6,000-member international professional organization focused on the well-being and...

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UNC Charlotte ranked among top research universities in real estate

   February 14, 2011

The Center for Real Estate at UNC Charlotte has been ranked among the 20 most active research institutions in real estate during the past decade, according to a recently-published article.

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Derrick Smith '00 named Outstanding Young Alumnus

Derrick Smith '00 named Outstanding Young Alumnus

   February 11, 2011

Derrick Smith, a 2000 graduate of the Belk College, received the Outstanding Young Alumnus award from the UNC Charlotte Alumni Association at their recent annual award ceremony. He is a graduate student in real estate at NYU who previously served as a vice president at Natixis Capital Markets in New York. In 2008, he earned an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the...

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Buttimer appointed associate dean for faculty and research

Buttimer appointed associate dean for faculty and research

   February 7, 2011

Dr. Richard Buttimer has been appointed as Associate Dean for Faculty and Research in the Belk College. He will oversee faculty matters including hiring, reappointment, promotion and tenure, and faculty development. Dr. Buttimer will also oversee the activities of and work closely with department chairs.

Dr. Buttimer joined the Belk College faculty in 2002. Prior to coming to UNC...

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Steven Ott appointed Dean of Belk College

Steven Ott appointed Dean of Belk College

   January 19, 2011

UNC Charlotte Provost Joan Lorden announced today that Steven Ott, the John Crosland Sr. Distinguished Professor of Real Estate and Development, has been appointed dean of the Belk College of Business, effective immediately.

“Steve has demonstrated his leadership abilities and skills in relationship-building as director of the Center for Real Estate and a dedicated senior faculty member...

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Buttimer: New mortgage design would minimize home foreclosures

Buttimer: New mortgage design would minimize home foreclosures

   January 18, 2011

(Story courtesy of the Smeal College of Business at Penn State University)

 

With mortgage loan defaults on the rise yet again, two mortgage researchers are proposing a new type of mortgage contract that automatically resets the balance and the monthly payment based on the mortgaged home's market value.

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Best-selling author Daniel Pink to speak at UNC Charlotte Feb. 1

Best-selling author Daniel Pink to speak at UNC Charlotte Feb. 1

   January 18, 2011

Author Daniel Pink will discuss his best-selling book, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future, at a free event for UNC Charlotte students, faculty and staff at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 1.

Seating is limited and tickets vouchers are required for admission to the event, which will be held in the Student Union movie theater. Ticket vouchers are...

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Babson Capital to sponsor UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast

Babson Capital to sponsor UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast

   November 30, 2010

Babson Capital Management LLC has signed an agreement with UNC Charlotte to sponsor the University’s highly-regarded Economic Forecast for North Carolina.

Under the three-year, renewable partnership, the forecast will be renamed the Babson Capital/UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast. In addition, Forecast Director John Connaughton will hold the title Babson Capital...

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