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.
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.
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.
Isenberg in the News-June 10, 2014
June 10, 2014
News about Isenberg in the print and electronic media
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.
Five 2014 honors graduates who completed the Isenberg Finance capstone course "International Macro-Finance and Financial Crises" have returned from Greece, where they met with the country's prime minister, Antonis Samaras, and other senior-level officials. The students traveled as a group with the course's professor, Nikolaos Artavanis, and a second Isenberg finance professor, Ben Branch.
Isenberg in the News--May 15, 2014
May 15, 2014
Recent news about Isenberg in the Print and Electronic Media
Two days of festive graduation ceremonies celebrated 1,100 Isenberg seniors and 400 master's and Ph.D. students.
We can accelerate the development of cancer-curing drugs through the deployment of portfolio theory, securitization, and other financial engineering tools, emphasized MIT finance professor Andrew Lo during his visit to Isenberg. Lo was keynote speaker at CISDM Research Day, a day-long research colloquium sponsored by Moody's and coordinated by Isenberg's Center for International Securities and Derivative Markets.
Isenberg's annual Scholarship Celebration on April 24 at the Log Cabin in Holyoke awarded more than $460,000 in privately funded scholarships and honors to 120 deserving students. The gathering of 300 students, parents, alumni, and faculty heard rousing remarks from Dean Fuller, Associate Undergraduate Dean Linda Shea, and Isenberg's Director of Development, Andrew Clendinneng.