Isenberg in the News--September 3-13, 2013
September 16, 2013
A compilation of recent news about Isenberg that has appeared in the print and electronic media.
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.
Isenberg Accounting Researchers Earn Prestigious Research Support
September 6, 2013
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 (CAQ). Competing in a field of nearly 50 submissions, the Isenberg researchers' proposal was one of only three to receive approval from the CAQ in its annual support of scholarly academic research.
Class of 2017 is Isenberg's Most Academically Gifted
September 5, 2013
This week, Isenberg welcomes the most academically accomplished first-year class in its 54-year history.
Isenberg Professor Advises Business Leaders on Managing Millenials
September 4, 2013
The Millenials are tech savvy and work well in teams, but they are roamers who on average have seven jobs by age 26, Isenberg professor of marketing Charles D. Schewe told the Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield.
Isenberg Professor on Media Images of Female Athletes
August 28, 2013
Advertisers and the media have traditionally emphasized a female athlete's attractiveness in endorsements and in other media presentations, observes Janet Fink, an associate professor in Isenberg's Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management. Research, she notes, demonstrates that the next generation wants to see its female athletes simply as athletes.
Isenberg Ph.D. Dissertation Earns National Award
August 16, 2013
Roger N. Silvers, a 2012 Isenberg Ph.D. graduate in Accounting, is this year's winner of the American Accounting Association's Outstanding International Accounting Dissertation. Silver's dissertation, The Value Impact of SEC Enforcement Actions on Non-Target Foreign Firms, concluded that nontarget foreign firms experience positive stock returns when the SEC takes action against a (targeted) foreign firm.
Glenn Wong, a professor in the Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management, discusses issues and cases involving the NCAA and compensation alternatives for collegiate athletes.
A new partnership between Isenberg's finance department and Moody's Corporation will bring the School, its faculty, and students three years of valued access to the company's suite of data bases. In addition, the partnership will include support for a year-long seminar featuring key speakers in the finance industry and academe. And it will introduce students first-hand to Moody's and the credit ratings industry through semiannual student visits to the company's headquarters in New York City.
Professor Oh Honored for Outstanding Research
August 5, 2013
Haemoon Oh, professor and head of Isenberg's Department of Hospitality & Tourism Management, is the 2013 recipient of the John Wiley & Sons Lifetime Research Achievement Award. The honor recognizes long-term outstanding scholarship and research by an international member of CHRIE, The Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education.