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Isenberg Student Receives Research Scholarship for Community Engagement
February 6, 2014

Reed Fox, a junior in the Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management, is one of six recipients of a Community-Engaged Research Scholarship, awarded by the Commonwealth Honors College.
Fox is founder of the year-old Northampton Exercise Club for the Homeless, an Isenberg Citizens First initiative that brings students and the homeless together for weekly basketball, yoga, and other physical activities.

Isenberg in the News--February 4, 2014
February 4, 2014

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U.S. News and World Reports Once Again Ranks the Isenberg Online MBA as a Top Program Nationally
January 30, 2014

For the second year in a row, Isenberg has received top honors in U.S. News & World Report's Best Online Graduate Business Programs with ranking of 27th overall, and 23rd amongst public universities. There were 172 schools ranked by the publication.

Isenberg Center Partners with Wharton Research Data Services on Strategic Database
January 29, 2014

A prestigious Isenberg asset-the Morningstar CISDM Database-will now be offered by the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School's internet-based data research service, Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS). The Isenberg database, managed by the school's Center for International Securities and Derivatives Markets, tracks qualitative and quantitative information for more than 6,000 hedge funds, funds of funds, and commodity trading advisors (CTAs).

Isenberg Hospitality Students Gain Exposure to Leading Hotel Corporation and Executives
January 22, 2014

On October 10, 2013, 15 students traveled with their instructor and HTM Department Head, Dr. Haemoon Oh, to Marriott Headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland, where several senior executives spoke to them about Marriott's Voyage training program and other leadership topics. The students also spent time at the award-winning Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel for a full day of property immersion and training.

Isenberg in the News--January 8, 2014
January 8, 2014

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Isenberg Professor Advocates Chain Consumer Price Index
December 27, 2013

An Op-Ed essay by Isenberg finance professor, Ben Branch, in the December 27th issue of The Boston Business Journal advocates replacing the Consumer Price Index (CPI) with the Chain Consumer Price Index (CCPI).

Isenberg Accounting Professor Leads Pioneering Cross-Cultural Study
December 16, 2013

With support from the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Audit Quality, accounting professor Elaine Wang and Isenberg Ph.D. candidate Aaron Saiewitz are comparing how American and Chinese auditors account for various types of errors embedded in an auditing case study in different ways. In other words, asks Wang, will different cultural mindsets promote or impede critically important professional skepticism in auditors' judgments?

Isenberg in the News--December 16, 2013
December 16, 2013

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Isenberg Honors Three Exceptional Staff Members
December 12, 2013

Kudos to Kim Figueroa (Chase Career Center), Debbie Puchalski (Accounting & Marketing), and Carol Szymkowicz (Sport Management and general administration)--this year's recipients of Isenberg's Outstanding Staff Awards.

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