Isenberg in the News--September 3-13, 2013

September 16, 2013


A compilation that collects recent news about Isenberg that has appeared in the print and electronic media.


In a newspaper article discussing the business alliance of two Springfield based retailers--Big Y. Foods and F.L.Roberts & Co.--Isenberg marketing professor Kathleen Debevec notes that retail business are constantly evolving and seeking new strategies.  Republican (9/12/13)


Haemoon Oh, head of Isenberg's Department of Hospitality & Tourism Management, told Springfield's television media that his department is poised to provide managerial talent both for a future casino in Western Massachusetts and for the hotels, restaurants, and other venues that would cluster around it. More  (9/12/13)


Two Isenberg researchers--Elaine Wang, an assistant professor of accounting, and Aaron Saiewitz, a Ph.D. candidate in accounting--have received a prestigious grant for their research project from the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Audit Quality. More (9/6/13)


This semester, Isenberg welcomes the most academically accomplished first-year class in its 54-year history. More (9/5/13)


Isenberg School of Management alumnus Mikhail Avady '06 (Finance) has created SmartUp, an online service that connects fledgling businesses to patent attorneys offering discounted legal advice. Globe (9/4/13)


The Millennials are tech savvy and work well in teams, but they are roamers who on average who on average have seven jobs by age 26, Isenberg professor of marketing Charles Schewe told the Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield.  More  (9/4/13)


"Jarden has bought this company to own it. They didn't buy it to flip it,"  Isenberg finance professor Ben Branch told, in commenting on Jarden Corporation's purchase of Yankee Candle, one of the Pioneer Valley's largest employers.  More (9/3/13)