Faculty presentation: Dr. Perry Burnett, associate professor of economics, presented, "The Road to Happiness is Paved with Deception" at USI's 2019 Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Movement(s).
Faculty presentation: Dr. Perry Burnett, associate professor of economics, was invited to be a presenter at the luncheon event of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). His presentation was titled, “Welcome to the Bubble Age: Asset Collapse, Fake News and Euphoria”.
Faculty presentation: Dr. Daria Sevastianova, associate professor of economics, presented, "Introduction to the Economic Education Center at USI," at the Visionaries Breakfast at Old National Bank, sponsored by Purdue University, Indiana Council for Economic Education, and tri-state community leaders.
Dr. Daria Sevastianova, associate professor of economics, presented, "The Global Economy - Why It Matters to You," at The Randall T. Shepard Leadership and Law Academy.
Dr. Abbas Foroughi, professor of computer information systems and chair of management and information sciences; Dr. Mohammed Khayum, USI Interim Provost; and Dr. Jack Smothers, associate professor of management and MBA director, co-authored "Principle-Based MBA Course Design." Foroughi presented it at the 2018 DSI Annual Meeting in the Innovative Education and Teaching: Course Design and Assessment Session, in Chicago, IL.
Faculty presentation: Dr. Daria Sevastianova, associate professor of economics. Sevastianova was guest lecturer and presented Trade Wars and Tariffs to USI engineering majors. She was also the keynote speaker at Camp Economics in Santa Claus, Indiana, where she presented Trade War: What Is It Good For?
Faculty presentation: Dr. Mary Ann Shifflet, assistant professor of economics. She presented a paper titled, "Improving Quality Improvement in Public Health" at the 12th International Conference on Health Care Systems at Harlaxton College in Grantham, England.
Faculty achievement: Dr. Perry Burnett, associate professor of economics. Burnett's article, Overpopulation, Optimal City Size and the Efficiency of Urban Sprawl, was one of Review of Urban & Regional Development Studies most frequently downloaded articles in the 12 months after online publication.
Faculty members receive Dean's Awards: Dr. Daria Sevastianova, Excellence in Service; Dr. Perry Burnett, Excellence in Teaching; and Dr. Cristina Gilstrap, Excellence in Research.
Faculty presentation: Dr. Daria Sevastianova. Sevastianova presented "Introduction to Globalization" to engineering students. Her perspectives reinforce the importance of cross-disciplinary collaboration and the connections between business and engineering.