Faculty & Research

Faculty Academic Showcase

Tim DeSchriver
Associate Professor of Sport Management
DeSchriver speaks at international congress
October, 2011
Business Administration

Tim DeSchriver was chosen as a keynote speaker for the 1st Annual Sport Economics and Management Congress, Izmir, Turkey, Oct. 2011. The title of his keynote speech is “Global Recession and its Impact on the Sport Industry”.

Bintong Chen
Professor of Business Administration, Director, Institute for Financial Services Analytics, Faculty Director, Financial Services Analytics PhD Program
Chen Selected to Board of Directors of APICS
September, 2011
Business Administration

Bintong Chen was selected to be a board of director at large for APICS, the Association for Operations Management, effective January 1st, 2012. APICS is a not-for-profit international education organization, offering certification programs, training tools and networking opportunities to increase workplace performance. It was founded in 1957 as the American Production and Inventory Control Society, and currently has more than 43,000 individual and corporate members in more than 10,000 companies worldwide.

Seidman appointed an Editor of the Social Security, Pensions & Retirement Income eJournal
June, 2011

The journal is sponsored by the Social Insurance Research Network, which is an online venue providing access to scholarly research and professional announcements in the Social Insurance community. Social Insurance includes the systems for insuring workers and their families against economic insecurity caused by the loss of income from work and the cost of health care, such as Social Security, Medicare, Workers' Compensation, unemployment insurance, related social assistance and private employee benefits.


The Lerner College is home to a state-of-the-art financial trading facility, the $1.5 million student-led Blue Hen Investment Club, a student-managed restaurant and hotel, a high-technology development center of a global bank and a start-up experience for students with new business ideas.

Undergraduate scholarships, made possible through the generosity of alumni and friends, enable us to support promising scholars. Here, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell and his mother, Leni Markell, join recipients of the William Markell Scholarship (center), which benefits students in Accounting and MIS.

The Institute for Financial Services Analytics is a collaboration between the Lerner College, UD's College of Engineering and JPMorgan Chase, and hosts events for academics and the business community designed to address consumer analytics and industry applications.

All Lerner College departments offer discovery learning experiences and emphasize data-based analytics to enrich the student experience. Here, students at Vita Nova, our award-winning restaurant run through HRIM, joined professional chefs and winemakers in hosting a 2014 Mid-Atlantic Wine and Food Festival event.

Lerner College faculty - like Meryl Gardner, whose research on foods and moods was recently published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology - are thought leaders who command attention from influential business audiences, economists and policy makers.

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