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).
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
Recent news about Isenberg in the print and electronic media
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
Recent Isenberg news in the print and electronic media
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.
Isenberg Marketing Course & its Students Promote Singer-Songwriter
December 10, 2013
A hands-on promotional initiative by students in Isenberg's Fundamentals of Marketing course expanded the social media footprint and campus profile of aspiring singer-songwriter, Clair Reilly-Roe.
Professor Mangaliso Remembers Nelson Mandela
December 9, 2013
Isenberg management professor Mzamo Mangaliso assesses Nelson Mandela's legacy on PBS News Hour.
Isenberg Students Shine in Elevator Pitch Competition
December 4, 2013
Three Isenberg students were on winning teams in the UMass Innovation Challenge Executive Summary and Elevator Pitch Competition on December 3rd. In the competition, which asks interdisciplinary student teams to concisely "pitch" their preliminary business plans to a panel of business-practitioner judges, eight winning teams vied for $10,000 in seed money.