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Food for Thought

School of Business professor David Berdish and his students strive to help fight food insecurity in the community through a project they have been working on in his classes Supply Chain Management and Analytics and Logistics and Distribution Strategy.

New data shows Virginia’s military industrial complex is booming

Jeff Shockley at Virginia Commonwealth University says Virginia presents unbeatable competitive advantages: access to Washington D.C. and proximity to the central logistics command at Fort Lee south of Richmond.

Business-Health duo examines impact of supply chain crisis on healthcare

During the recent VCU Business Graduate Kickoff, incoming graduate students had the unique opportunity to see firsthand how recent global supply chain crises have had a direct impact on patient care locally at VCU Health.

Virginia car dealer hopes CHIPS Act helps to bring business ‘back to normal’

With the CHIPs Act, the hope is to reverse course by investing billions into the field, including $39 billion in incentives for new or expanded manufacturing. "It's a big investment, I hope it really spurs a lot more innovation," Jeff Smith, Chair of the Supply Chain Management Analytics Department at Virginia Commonwealth University, said.

Why expert says Virginia’s high gas prices aren’t price gouging

Jeffrey Smith, Chair of the Supply Chain Management Analytics Department at VCU, said it’s not unreasonable to be suspicious of the higher prices ... “We've hit that non-normal situation now by the fact that now all prices have gone up,” Smith explained. “We're dealing with a different crisis from the supply aspect of it with Russia being such an u

Diesel hits record high in Richmond as grocery costs rise

Jeff Smith leads supply chain management at VCU and monitors gas prices and impacts. “It’s the worst it’s been since I’ve been here at VCU,” Smith said. “Unfortunately, it’s just a moment of belt tightening."

2021-2022 School of Business Department of Supply Chain Management and Analytics award recipients

Each year the VCU School of Business departments recognize the outstanding achievements of select students.

Dynamic Duos

When professors from different disciplines team up to work on projects they’re passionate about, that’s when the magic happens. David Berdish and Stephen Fong are fighting food insecurity in the Greater Richmond area by teaming up on a project to help people in food deserts get fresh produce.

10 questions for two grads about their Master of Supply Chain Management

Five years after earning their Master of Supply Chain Management, sisters LaNice and Lennika Bynum answer 10 questions about how the degree improved their careers.

‘Recognize it, monitor it, audit it’: taking action to avoid biased health care AI

There are plenty of DEI initiatives in health care organizations, said Shannon Harris, assistant professor in the school of business at Virginia Commonwealth University. But are they just a box being checked?

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