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
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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.
Two days of festive graduation ceremonies celebrated 1,100 Isenberg seniors and 400 master's and Ph.D. students.
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.
Isenberg in the News--April 30, 2014
April 30, 2014
Recent News about Isenberg in the Print and Electronic Media
Accounting Banquet Honors Students, Alumni, and Educators
April 25, 2014
Shelly Duncan '92, a partner in Deloitte's Technology, Media & Telecommunications practice, was principal honoree at Isenberg's Annual Accounting Banquet on April 17. Duncan received the department's Accounting Alumni Award, its alumnus of the year honor. Catherine Lowry '96, 01' MBA, a lecturer in the department, was honored with the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants' Outstanding Educator of the Year Award. And 60 students received scholarships and other accolades for academic excellence and community service.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst has announced a $10 million gift from longtime supporters Douglas '71 and Diana Berthiaume to create a world-class Center for Entrepreneurship at Isenberg.