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Isenberg Professors Coordinate Workshop on Cybersecurity Risk Analysis for Enterprises
September 18, 2014

Three Isenberg professors and a professor at UMass Amherst's College of Engineering have organized of the workshop "Cybersecurity Risk Analysis for Enterprise Security" on September 19th at MIT's Sloan School of Management.

Isenberg in the News--September 16, 2014
September 16, 2014

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Operations Professor Wright Awarded NSF Grant
September 12, 2014

Assistant Professor of Information Systems in the Isenberg School of Management, Ryan Wright, has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation.

New Leadership Orientation Program for MBAs Culminates with Executive Panel and Networking Event
September 9, 2014

On August 26, Isenberg's first-year MBA class gained cutting-edge career insights and professional contacts at a combined panel discussion/networking event at the elegant UMass Club in Boston's financial district. The event was the culmination of the just-launched David C. O'Leary '81 MBA Leadership Orientation Program, which immerses incoming MBA students for three days in professional development activities before classes begin.

Two Isenberg Professors Honored with Endowed Faculty Positions
August 29, 2014

Hossein B. Kazemi, a professor of finance at Isenberg, and Christopher P. Agoglia, chair of Isenberg's Department of Accounting, have been named to endowed professorial positions. Kazemi is the new Michael and Cheryl Philipp Professor of Finance. Agoglia is the inaugural Richard Simpson Endowed Professor in accounting.

Isenberg Ph.D. Candidate Earns Prestigious FAA Grant
August 22, 2014

Heng Chen, a fourth-year doctoral candidate at Isenberg, has received a prestigious $10,000 Federal Aviation Administration Graduate Research Award. The national honor is awarded to ten recipients only, and fosters applied research that addresses airport and related aviation system issues.

Isenberg in the News--August 18, 2014
August 18, 2014

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Isenberg MBA Student Helps Hospital Improve Surgical Instrument Flow
July 24, 2014

"Process-flow initiatives to improve productivity and reduce waste play a growing role in hospitals and other healthcare organizations," observes recent Isenberg MBA graduate Brady Fish '14. The former Isenberg student speaks from first-hand experience. During his MBA practicum last spring at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston, Fish deployed a variety of operations management tools to improve the flow of surgical instruments and the productivity among staff throughout MGH's 58 operating rooms.

Isenberg in the News--July 11, 2014
July 11, 2014

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Isenberg Class Trip to South Africa Is Opportunity for Student Service
July 7, 2014

In a post-trip survey of their class visit in May to South Africa, 18 Isenberg students rated a service project as their top experience. When asked how to improve future overseas class trips, the students were decisive: "We want to do more service."

Isenberg Sport Management Program Earns Elite International Rankings
June 25, 2014

The Mark. H. McCormack Department of Sport Management's master's degree program has achieved elite status in Sport Business International magazine's 2014 Postgraduate Course Rankings. In the survey, released in the magazine's June edition, the Isenberg program ranked 2nd among all postgraduate programs in the United States for the third year in a row. It ranked 4th among all postgraduate programs worldwide.

Business Leadership Awards Banquet Celebrates Isenberg and Its Culture
June 24, 2014

Isenberg's second annual Business Leadership Awards gathering, on June 18 at the Colonnade Hotel in Boston, was a high-energy milestone in the school's rising reputation and expanding national footprint. Three hundred alumni joined Isenberg faculty and students in a premier networking opportunity and celebration of Isenberg's unique culture. They also honored two alumni, David Fubini '76 and Christina Calvaneso '03.

Profiles in Leadership: Kyle Lawless '12
June 20, 2014

Kyle Lawless '12 has remained a champion of Isenberg after he earned his BBA in accounting and moved to Boston. Lawless is now a member of the planning committee for the second annual Isenberg Business Leadership Awards (IBLA).

Isenberg Marketing Department Is Driving Force behind National Conference and Seminar
June 19, 2014

Three Isenberg marketing professors-Easwar Iyer, George Milne, and Elizabeth Miller-excelled as co-chairs of the American Marketing Association's annual Marketing and Public Policy Conference in Boston on June 5-7. The Conference, at the Omni Parker House, attracted over 200 participants, including attendees from academe, industry, and the policy world. An associated doctoral seminar on June 2-5 at Isenberg drew 43 participants, including eight nationally prominent faculty members and 35 doctoral candidates.

Laurie Stroll '83 and the Craft of Destination Management
June 16, 2014

In April, the department honored Laurie Stroll '83 with its highest alumni accolade, The Stephen E. Elmont Award, at a banquet in Boston befitting Stroll's own high professional standards.

Isenberg Celebrates Alumni and Students
June 16, 2014

In April, Isenberg honored students and alumni in four separate events, including an all-school celebration and gatherings for its departments of accounting, sport management, and hospitality & tourism management.

Profiles in Leadership: Robert Epstein '67
June 11, 2014

"It's important to celebrate Isenberg's success right where most of our graduates live and work," notes Isenberg alumnus Robert "Bob" Epstein '67. The school's second annual Business Leadership Awards Dinner on June 18th at the Colonnade in Boston is sure to energize Isenberg grads by reminding them of their collective accomplishments and influence, he promises.

Innovative Program at Isenberg for Graduate Students in Science and Engineering
June 11, 2014

Graduate students in the sciences and engineering at UMass Amherst are gaining state-of-the-art business skills through a new program offered by the Isenberg School of Management and the Graduate School. The The Business Foundations Series for Scientists and Engineers, offered free-of-charge to master's and Ph.D. students from June 4th to July 30th, comprises eight weekly one-day workshops, each devoted to a different applied subject area. Each workshop is taught by a different Isenberg faculty member, most of them senior professors.

Isenberg in the News-June 10, 2014
June 10, 2014

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Resilient Isenberg Students Salvage SoccerFest Tournament
June 9, 2014

On a raw, rainy day in late April, twenty-five Isenberg student organizers of Supercuts SoccerFest exhibited uncommon leadership and resilience when weather-related challenges threatened their painstakingly planned tournament and festival.