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.
Faculty presentation: Dr. Curt Gilstrap, assistant professor of business communication. Gilstrap was the presenter for USI's Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Workshop, required for programs supporting research training, career development, or research education.
Instructor Zac Parsons presented on social entrepreneurship. A consultant and Honey Moon Coffee founder, Parsons spoke to more than 50 entrepreneur students in Bloomington.
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 publication: Dr. Sherif Rashad, associate professor of computer science. His paper titled, “Behavior-Based Security for Mobile Devices using Machine Learning” has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of Artificial Intelligence & Applications.
Faculty publication: Dr. Dinko Bačić, assistant professor of computer information systems. His paper, “Biometrics & Business Information Visualization: Re-search Review, Agenda & Opportunities” was accepted to HCI International, a leading Human-Computer Interaction conference and will be published in Springer Computer Science Lecture Notes. This paper is important for the UPCI Lab as it creates a platform/research agenda well aligned with lab mission and technology.
Faculty presentation: Virginia Weiler, instructor in marketing. Weiler presented, "Going Paperless and Increasing Retention in University Undergraduates: Blackboard as a Retention Tool in a Traditional Classroom Setting," at the BbWorld 2018 Conference in Orlando, which is Blackboard's annual conference.
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 Publication and Conference: Dr. Dinko Bačić. Bačić presented a paper at the Americas Conference on Information Systems, one of the leading conferences for presenting the broadest variety of research done by and for IS/IT academicians in the Western Hemisphere. His work will be published in AMCIS 2019 Conference Proceedings.
Faculty presentation: Dr. Brett Bueltel, assistant professor of accounting. Bueltel was the speaker at the September lunch meeting of the Evansville chapter of Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). The title of his presentation was, "Tax Cuts and Job Acts Update.
Faculty publication: Dr. Curt Gilstrap, assistant professor of business communication. Gilstrap's article, "Exploring M-Leader Affordances: Team Leaders and Mobile Technologies" has been accepted for publication in the impact factor journal Team Performance Management.
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. Andrew Dill, assistant professor of accounting, presented, "The Theory of Unintended Amoral Behavior: The Effect of Bounded Ethicality on Managerial Decision-Making Under System 1 and System 2 Thinking" at the 2018 American Accounting Association Annual Conference.