In late April, a team of Isenberg undergraduates excelled in the International Business Ethics Case Competition (IBECC) in Santa Monica, placing first for their 10-minute presentation, second for their 90-minute presentation, and second in the “Ethics Biathlon,” which combined a four mile run with the ethics portion of the competition.
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Isenberg economist and Professor of Operations and Information Management Robert Nakosteen discussed the implications of Britain’s Brexit vote on a morning-after interview with WBUR in Boston. Professor Nakosteen addressed the Brexit’s likely impact on financial markets, including pension funds. He also reflected on its influence on Massachusetts’ trade relations with Europe and the costs and benefits of a stronger dollar.
Mila Getmansky Sherman, a finance professor at Isenberg, has received a $196,518 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Digging into Data Challenge. Professor Sherman’s award will fund a 3+ year research project.
A team of four Isenberg sophomores emerged as first-place winners in Kohl’s Invitational Case Competition. The Isenberg team—The Kohl Kids—won the contest’s $5,000 grand prize, prevailing over 222 teams in the national competition.
The Hospitality & Tourism Management department held their annual awards dinner on April 14 at the Park Plaza Hotel in Boston. The dinner honors alumni and leaders in the hotel, restaurant, tourism, and hospitality industry.