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Face of the Challenge

September 02, 2014

You know it as the Ice Bucket Challenge, the fundraising phenomenon that has taken social media by storm this summer. Stephen Finger knows it more personally, as a tangible sign that people care and are becoming aware of the disease — amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS — that he was diagnosed with early last year.

Challenge Accepted: Moore School dean and faculty take refreshing ice baths for ALS research - VIDEOS

August 20, 2014

Watch Moore School Dean Peter Brews and Moore School Economics faculty cool off in the South Carolina heat.

New study reveals economic impact of aerospace industry in SC

August 19, 2014

A new study by Darla Moore School of Business economist Joseph Von Nessen finds that the aerospace industry has a $17.4 billion impact on South Carolina, and supports 102,000 workers.

Faber Entrepreneurship Center wins innovation grant to support companies driving job growth in SC

July 16, 2014

The Darla Moore School of Business’ Faber Entrepreneurship Center has won a Commerce Department grant to support innovative, technology-based and entrepreneurial business in South Carolina.

Alumni Spotlight: Benjamin Novy’s path to success takes him from the Carolina Midlands to the Colorado Mountains

June 20, 2014

Ben Novy, MHR ’99, Vice President of Human Resource Operations at Vail Resorts, says the key to a fulfilling career is to "integrate your personal interests and passions with your professional aspirations and find that sweet spot between both worlds.” And that’s just what he’s done…

Career Advice: How to Identify New Talent: Mine Google Like a Recruiter

June 20, 2014

When it comes to hiring new colleagues, finding applicants is both an art and a science—particularly since your ideal hire may not be looking for a job. Uncover techniques used by global recruiters and top search firms.

Faber Entrepreneurship Center wins innovation grant to support companies driving job growth in SC

June 20, 2014

The center is one of 14 winners of South Carolina’s 2014 round of innovation grants. In partnership with the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, the Faber Center is now poised to launch its High Impact Consortium, which is designed to become a self-funded, self-operating group that will help scale up high-impact firms based in South Carolina—and has the potential to yield big results.

First-of-its-kind CHRO conference features top thought leaders in the HR industry under one roof

June 20, 2014

The inaugural CHRO Conference offered HR professionals a chance to hear from high-level thought leaders in the industry. The Moore School’s Human Resources Department executed a successful conference, comprised of some of the biggest names in the industry, to address the critical role that HR leaders and their business partners play in building the human capital necessary for corporate success.

Professor’s research into compensation pays off: Nyberg earns recognition as ‘Breakthrough Star’

June 20, 2014

Intrigued by the dynamics between compensation and human capital, Anthony Nyberg conducts research in this area that’s earned him the distinction of being named a 2014 USC Breakthrough Star.

The Center for Executive Succession: Cracking the Code to CEO Hiring

June 20, 2014

This newly formed center is the first-ever academic research center of its kind and will have an exclusive focus on addressing the high-level staffing needs of companies. The center is comprised of corporate members and gives them the opportunity to share sensitive information without disclosing their identity and to gain access to the most current research on c-suite succession. There is tremendous demand for a resource of this type—and it “will have an important impact on c-suites around the w