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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.
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
Recent news about Isenberg in the print and electronic media
"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
Recent News about Isenberg in the print and electronic media
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."
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.
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.
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