School of Business and Economics Annual Review 2008

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Indiana University South Bend
Annual report for the Division of Business and Economics at Indiana University South Bend for the 2008 academic year. Contents include article about statistical study of compensation rates for accountants; article about speaking engagement by Jack Uldrich about the future of nanotechnology in Michiana; article about the Economic Forum student club's meeting about the global financial crisis; announcement of the Kem Krest Entrepreneurship Competition to connect aspiring entrepreneurs with capital and experts; description of activities of the Accounting Association; article about Enterprise Rent-A-Car expressing satisfaction with the work quality of IUSB business graduates; article about the CTS Center for Experiential Education (CTS-CEE) and undergraduate student Michelle Colbert's positive experience of the program; letter from student Julienne Turner expressing gratitude for receiving the David Starr Jordan Scholarship in order to travel to Costa Rica; interview with Frank Martin (MSBA '78, MBA '92) of Martin Capital Management; announcements of recognitions and awards; list of honorary societies and members; list of student awards; list of Awards of Excellence recipients; photos of renovation and completion of School of Business and Economics wing; information about NIBCO IT Management Seminar Series and Lake City Bank Entrepreneurship Lecture Series, including photos and bios of speakers; spotlight on professor Monle Lee's research paper, "Brand Name Choices on Consumers' Product Evaluations: An International Perspective"; article by professor Murali Chari on the importance of emerging markets in the global economy; essay by Associate Dean and professor Asghar Sabbagh about his work on a book about the economics of water resources and its recent translation into Chinese; essay by professor Douglas Agbetsiafa about his visit to Oxford University to participate in discussions on economic development; article about research paper "The Importance of Foreign PhD Students to U.S. Science" by professor Grant Black and Paula Stephan (Georgia State University); announcement about Larry Phillips, lecturer in Management, having an article published in a leading Turkish professional journal; announcement about professor Peter Aghimien's visit to France; list of faculty publications and presentations; list of donors; announcements about the passing of Keith Smith, former lecturer in decision sciences, and Sharon Peterson, former student record specialist for Graduate Business Programs; and letter from Dean Rob Ducoffe.
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