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Folks Center Pathways: Phillip Chritton

Oct. 11, 2023

Phillip Chritton spoke about "Go international: It might just become your career"

Phillip Chritton is the Deputy General Counsel - International (retired) for UPS and a Sonoco Visiting Fellow Executive in Residence

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Folks Center Pathways: Young Jin Bae

Sept. 27, 2023

Young Jin Bae spoke about "Powering up your career: My journey in leading corporates and startups in the global energy industry"

Young Jin Bae is CEO & President of SE GREEN ENERGY (based in South Korea) and a Sonoco Visiting Fellow Executive in Residence

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Folks Center Pathways: Mohammed Omran

April 13, 2023

Mohammed Omran  spoke about "Regulating Financial Markets in the Turbulent Middle East"

Mohammed Omran is a Sonoco Visiting Fellow, Professor of Finance (Cairo, Egypt), Former Board Chair of the Egyptian Stock Exchange

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Folks Center Pathways: Preston Keat

 Jan. 25, 2023

Preston Keat spoke about "Pioneering Political Risk Analysis in the World of Global Finance"

Preston Keat is managing director and head of political and country risk for UBS (based in London), and is a Sonoco Visiting Fellow.

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MIB course creates a plan for affordable housing

Nov. 18, 2022

A group of students in an international consulting and design thinking course tackled an important social issue — affordable housing.

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Folks Center Pathways: Nicole Wong

Oct. 20, 2022

Nicole Wong discussed "Trade Wars or Trade Peace? Reflections from Battles with the Great Powers "

Nicole Wong is Sonoco Visiting Fellow; Former Lead Trade Negotiator for the Government of Panama; Executive Director, WG Consulting

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Folks Center Pathways: Jose Salibi Neto

Oct. 10, 2022

Jose Salibi Neto discussed "Transforming the Impossible: My Journey as a Global Entrepreneur and Management Guru"

Jose Salibi Neto is Founder, HSM Media, World Management Forum and Moore School Alumnus (’82 B.S. Marketing and Finance, ’86 MIBS)

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Folks Center Pathways: Whit Richardson

Sept. 16, 2022

Whit Richardson discussed "Leading a Global Media Corporation: Embrace Your Natural Swing"

Whit Richardson is Executive vice president of Warner Bros. Discovery, former president of WarnerMedia in Latin America and MIBS Alumnus (’94)

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MIB students consult with global manufacturer

April 8, 2022

International business professor Wolfgang Messner and Tom Duncan, Folks Center global advisory board member, discuss the corporate consulting project conducted by Master of International Business students for Positec.

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Professors and business consultants Roberto Vassolo and Natalia Weisz

Innovative insights on leadership challenges 

Feb. 22, 2022

Visiting professors and authors Roberto Vassolo and Natalia Weisz recently taught a course at the Moore School.

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UPS Design Thinking project spurs business innovation

Feb. 10, 2022

A recent student project with UPS involved Design Thinking, a structured approach to creativity and problem-solving.

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Continued support for UPS Global Scholars Program

Nov. 29, 2021

The UPS Foundation continues to fund undergraduate student scholarships and graduate student fellowships.

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Marc van Essen named new international business chair 

Nov. 16, 2021

Marc van Essen discusses the strengths of the Sonoco International Business Department .

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MIB alumnus holds position at multinational company

Nov. 16, 2021

Alumnus finding success after Moore School MIB Double-Degree program.

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Skill sets for the next generation of business leaders

Nov. 16, 2021

What skills should International Business graduates have for the next phase of globalization?

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Remaking America’s Geopolitical and Business Leadership

Nov. 16, 2021

Recent Folks Center forum featured two former  U.S. ambassadors from South Carolina.

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UPS International vice president of HR speaks about transforming business

Nov. 12, 2021

Keynote Speaker Jochen Mueller, vice president, human resources, UPS International, at the 2021 McNair Entrepreneurship Showcase. 

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Finding solutions for international strategy in an era of uncertainty

Sept. 9, 2021

This is a time of disruption — be it from global pandemics, trade and supply chain uncertainty or the rise of the digital economy.

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Investing in international business

Sept. 9, 2021

For the past four years, UPS and The UPS Foundation have invested in the Folks Center for International Business.

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Expanding global business

Sept. 9, 2021

Alumnus knows that the hallmark of the No. 1 international business program is the ability to travel the world. 

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The difficulties of making sustainability affordable

Sept. 9, 2021

Virtually all the top multinational firms and especially multinational retailers declare support for sustainability policies around the world. But few can actually deliver on this.

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UPS president imparts vast knowledge of international business  

April 12, 2021

Romaine Seguin has had a storied career with the multinational shipping conglomerate and wants to share what she’s learned over her almost 40-year career.

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Students receive prestigious language scholarship

March 15, 2021

Two students at the Darla Moore School of Business have received the U.S. State Department’s prestigious Critical Language Scholarships for summer 2021. 

Learn more about Labrie and Fritts.

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First-generation student is UPS Global Scholar

Oct. 14, 2020

First-generation college student is one of the students to be awarded funding from the UPS Global Scholars program at the Moore School. 

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A New Plan for Supply Chain Innovation

Oct. 7, 2020

Professor of international business at the Darla Moore School of Business, was featured in “A Panel Discussion in Supply Chain Updates: A Solutions Approach series.” 

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Rebuilding institutional capacity

May 12, 2020

International business professor Gerald McDermott and his colleague from the Emory University political science department have suggestions for how the United States can begin to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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A Conversation with Christina Ahmadjian

Feb. 20, 2020

Christina Ahmadjian, an expert on corporate governance and professor of management at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, shares her business insights as a board member in Japan. 

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