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Belk College's Student Managed Investment Fund substantially outperforms S&P 500

   May 16, 2006

The Belk College of Business Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF), led by a team of student investors who invest real money in the stock market, saw a 13.6 percent return during the 2005-06 academic year.

The Fund's strategy is to outperform the Standard...

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Belk College honors outstanding professors, staff

   May 2, 2006

Four professorsfrom the Belk College of Business recently were honored by their faculty colleaguesfor their contributions to their profession and the College, and the College named its outstanding staff member of the year.

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Faculty receive Belk College grants, awards for research and development

   May 2, 2006

The Belk College of Business recently announced the recipients of several awards for faculty research.

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Center for Real Estate to study tax-increment funding, public-private partnerships for schools

Center for Real Estate to study tax-increment funding, public-private partnerships for schools

   April 17, 2006

The Center for Real Estate at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte has received grants to fund two research projects focusing on issues related to growth in the Charlotte region.

The Crosland Foundation is funding a project entitled “Applying Tax Increment Financing (TIF) in the Charlotte Region,” which the Center for Real Estate will conduct jointly with the UNC ...

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Business leaders join Belk College advisory council

   April 7, 2006

Charlotte business leaders Dale Boyles, Curt Fochtmann, Michael Smith and Jon Wierda have joined the Business Advisory Council of the Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte.

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UNC Charlotte SIFE team wins regional competition

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   April 6, 2006

The UNC Charlotte SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) team won the organization'sregional league competitionon April 3. This is thethirdconsecutive championship year for the UNC Charlotte chapter, which was formed three years ago.

The UNC Charlotteteamwillattend the SIFE national competition in Kansas CityMay 21-23 to compete against 169 other university teams for the SIFE National...

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Kohut named outstanding speaker

Kohut named outstanding speaker

Management professor will be honored by CPAs
   April 5, 2006

Gary Kohut, professor of management in the Belk College of Business, has been named a recipient of the "Outstanding Chapter Speaker Award" by the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA). He will be recognized by the association at their annual meeting in May.

Kohut, who joined the Belk College faculty in 1983, is a past recipient of the Bank of America...

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Economics Dept. hosts guest speaker April 7

James Kahn will discuss environmental economics
   April 5, 2006

James R. Kahn, director of the environmental studies program and the John F. Hendon professor of economics at Washington and Lee University, will present an Economics Department seminar on Friday, April 7, from 3:00 to 4:30 PM in Room 009 of the Friday Building.

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Belk College to dedicate trading room

Interactive classroom features state-of-the-art technology
   March 24, 2006

UNC Charlotte’s Belk College of Business will dedicate a new, interactive trading room at a reception on Tuesday, March 28.

The trading room will be used by business and finance students, including participants in the Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF), which invests real funds from the UNC Charlotte Foundation endowment. The room incorporates state-of-the-art financial technology,...

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Nelson joins Belk College as associate director of MBA program

Nelson joins Belk College as associate director of MBA program

   March 22, 2006

Jeremiah Nelson has joined the Belk College M.B.A. Program as Associate Director. He has more than seven years of experience working with business undergraduate and graduate programs. Most recently, Nelson was an associate director with Wake Forest University's Charlotte M.B.A. programs. Prior to relocating to North Carolina, he was assistant dean of the Barney School of Business at University...

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