Mzamo Mangaliso, a management professor who teaches strategy at Isenberg, discusses Nelson Mandela's legacy and South Africa's future.
Albert Assaf, an assistant professor in Isenberg's Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, was co-recipient of this year's Charles R. Goeldner Article of Excellence Award, which recognizes the top article in the prestigious Journal of Travel Research.
Hospitality & Tourism Management chair Haemoon Oh describes his highly experiential course in hospitality leadership in a national Associated Press article.
In a field of 3,000 applicants, Melcolm Ruffin '13, a graduate of Isenberg's Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management, is among eight candidates who will join the National Basketball Association's prestigious NBA Associate Program. The eight to 12-month rotational program immerses trainees in a wealth of management and leadership challenges at the NBA's league offices in Manhattan and Secaucus, New Jersey.
Glenn Wong, a professor in Isenberg's Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management, has begun a two-year term as president of the Sports Lawyers Association, a 1,500-member organization devoted to the understanding, advancement, and ethical practice of sports law. Wong now heads the world's largest and leading professional organization of sports lawyers.
The Massachusetts economy economy has continued to rebound, but it's a recovery with with imbalanced regional results. Isenberg professor Robert Nakosteen dissects Springfield's ailing economy.
Isenberg MBA Team Excels in National Competition
June 25, 2013
On April 26, a team including two Isenberg MBA students vied against 11 business school counterparts in the finals of the 2013 International Impact Investing Challenge (I3C), at the World Bank in Washington, D.C. To reach the finals, the Isenberg team of Maria Fernandez '14 MBA, Anna Ivanova '13 MPPA, and Spirit Joseph MBA '13 crafted a prospectus for their project--the Food Forward Impact Fund-that earned finalist status among 60 submitted proposals.
Business Leadership Awards Dinner is Isenberg Milestone
June 20, 2013
Attended by 280 alumni, faculty members, and students, Isenberg's inaugural Business Leadership Awards Dinner on June 17 in Boston celebrated the School's fast-rising reputation and its growing influence in Greater Boston and the nation. The event's honoree and keynote speaker was Ben Cherington '97 M.S., the high-profile general manager of the Boston Red Sox. J.P. Morgan's Alex Ambroz '05 received Isenberg's Young Alumni Award.
A new book by Isenberg professor Anna Nagurney and members of her research team examines supply chain models and analytics for perishable, time sensitive products, including food, blood supplies, fashion apparel, and nuclear materials in health diagnostics. Coursework and research focusing on supply chain management offered by Nagurney and other professors in Isenberg's Department of Operations & Information Management is is a growing core competency for Isenberg students.
Isenberg Awards Dinner to Honor Leading Alumni
May 22, 2013
The Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will honor two of its notable alumni-Ben Cherington '97 M.S. and Alex Ambroz '05-at the inaugural Business Leadership Awards Dinner, on June 17 at the Colonnade Hotel in Boston.