Isenberg in the News--February 4, 2014

February 4, 2014


Recent news about Isenberg in the print and electronic media


Marc Weinberger, emeritus professor of marketing, is co-author of a study with Charles Gulas '94 Ph.D. that finds that commercials during the Super Bowl increasingly use humor and are increasingly violent. (1/31/14)


For the second year in a row, Isenberg has received top honors in U.S. News & World Report's Best Online Graduate Business Programs, ranking 27th overall, and 23rd among public universities. The publication ranked 172 schools. More (1/30/14)

A prestigious Isenberg asset--the Morningstar CISDM Database--will be offered by the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School's internet-based data research service, Wharton Research Data Services. More (1/29/14)


Isenberg economist Robert Nakosteen notes that the job force in Western Massachusetts is shrinking because many job seekers have become discouraged and have stopped looking for work. Republican (1/28/14)


McCormack professor Glenn Wong comments in the New York Times on the current revival of UMass Amherst men's varsity basketball. More (1/26/14)


In October, fifteen HTM students traveled with their professor, HTM Department Head Haemoon Oh, to Marriott headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland for inside exposure to senior executives, hotel operations, and company strategy. More  (1/22/14)


The Full-time MBA Program made the U.S. News Shortlist-the publication's top-ten list of MBA programs that offer students the greatest financial value at graduation. U.S. News (1/21/14)


Management professor Mzamo Mangaliso was keynote speaker at the 30th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Breakfast in Amherst. He told the group that he is optimistic about the next generation of leaders. More (1/20/14)

A new fundraising initiative at Isenberg seeks to honor the memory of former undergraduate James "Jake" Hoffman '13 through a permanent scholarship in his academic department, Hospitality and Tourism Management. Wicked Local Stoughton, Republican  (1/20/14)