Isenberg in the News--November 25

November 25, 2013


Recent Isenberg News in the Print & electronic media


Ahmed Ghoniem, an assistant professor of Operations & Information Management, is leading a three-year project, funded by the Qatari government, that is creating infrastructure and logistics planning models for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Games in Qatar. More (11/22/13)


Jim Theroux, director of Isenberg's Center for Entrepreneurship, discusses how students can interweave participation in entrepreneurial competitions into their MBA experience. U.S. News & World Report (11/21/13)


John F. Smith Memorial Professor of Operations Management Anna Nagurney recounts her recent experience in Gothenburg, Sweden and at the University of Gothenburg, where she was in the Visiting Professors Program in the School of Business, Economics and Law. Goteborg Daily  (11/20/13)


Michael Sedelmeyer '13 MBA/MPP, senior business operations analyst with EMC Global Services, is the author of "Making Service Design a Solution for Government Service Managers," in the current issue of Touchpoint:  The Journal of Service Design, Vol. 5 No. 2.


In their visit to Isenberg's Introduction to Accounting class, three Isenberg accounting graduates--Jeff Sallet '93, Jason Janoff '93, and Anthony Jordan '95--made persuasive cases for accounting as a career and as a passport to other careers. More (11/18/13)


In an Isenberg finance class,  Massachusetts Rep. Richard Neal discussed tax policies, the federal deficit, investment incentives for business, and other economic policy issues. More (11/13/13)


Forbes Magazine ranks America's SBDC Business Blog as one of the nation's 100 best websites for entrepreneurs. Georgianna Parkin, state director of the Massachusetts Small Business Development Centers network, with headquarters at Isenberg, is the blog's vice chair. Forbes  (11/12/13)


ViralGains, a start-up founded by Isenberg graduate Jay Singh '11 (Marketing) that employs technology to measure how consumers watch, share, and  talk about online video content, won a $100,000 prize at the annual MassChallenge awards ceremony on October 30. ViralGains is a client of the Massachusetts Small Business Development Centers network, headquartered at Isenberg. (11/4/13)


Six HTM students--Kelly Guzek, Marta Giannetti, Nicole Callahan, Megan Smither, Kim Gallagher, and Kelly Cronan--participated in the Future leaders Forum at the IMEX America meetings in Las Vegas on October 15-18. Erin Tierney, an HTM lecturer,  accompanied the students. More