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Isenberg in the News--October 17, 2014
October 17, 2014
Recent news about Isenberg in the print and electronic media
New Isenberg Course Gives Sophomores Professional Development Edge
October 17, 2014
A new course for Isenberg's 670 sophomores is giving them a competitive edge in job interviewing, networking, and skills for researching employers and industries. A year and a half in the making, the course, "Career and Professional Development," is equipping students with a roadmap for professional development success.
In a visit to Isenberg's Fundamentals of Marketing class, UMass Amherst Provost Katherine Newman discussed the importance of marketing in fostering the campus's competitiveness and reputation.
Isenberg Graduate Sees Finance as a Positive Force for Change
October 10, 2014
For Isenberg MBA graduate Michael Philipp '80, financial acumen is essential in marshaling business as a positive force change. During his two-day visit to Isenberg on September 30 and October 1st, the former Chairman and CEO of Credit Suisse Europe, Middle East, and Africa, described some of his current ventures to Isenberg students and faculty. Philipp was also at Isenberg to honor finance professor Hossein Kazemi, who recently succeeded Thomas Schneeweis as the school's Michael and Cheryl Philipp Professor of Finance.
Two Isenberg Faculty Members Honored at International Conference
October 6, 2014
Two Isenberg professors, Steven Floyd and William Wooldridge, were honored on September 21 by the Strategic Management Society at its annual conference in Madrid for their 25-year impact on research involving middle managers, strategy processes, and corporate strategic renewal.
Isenberg Professor Views Failures as Critical to Success
October 3, 2014
"Whenever you aspire to be creative-to stretch yourself and take risks-you're bound to have setbacks. In other words, you're going to fail to some degree as a prelude to success," observes Charles Manz, Isenberg's Nirenberg Professor of Leadership.
Cynthia Barstow, a faculty member in marketing at Isenberg, and the campus-based organization, Protect Our Breasts, are raising awareness among retailers and consumers about carcinogenic and other health dangers of everyday commercial chemicals.
Isenberg Seniors Place Second in Bose Case Competition
September 30, 2014
A team of Isenberg Operations and Information Management students has taken second place in the 2nd annual Bose Supply Chain College Case Competition. Bose challenged the students with a complex real-world business problem that focused on issues involving process, people, and technology.
Isenberg's Beta Alpha Psi Chapter Honored in Society's Annual Report
September 26, 2014
Isenberg's student chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the national society for accountants and other financial information professionals, recently received multiple national awards from the society.
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.
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