Global Salon Series presents Ms. Virginia Weiler, instructor in marketing, "The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Marketing in the Global Space" January 29, 2019, at noon in RL0017.
Faculty presentation: Dr. Jamie Seitz, assistant professor of accounting, presented "Exploring the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 Whistleblower Provisions and Intentions to Blow the Whistle on Financial Statement Fraud: An Empirical Examination of the Factors that Influence Intent Using the Theory of Planned Behavior" to the University of Mobile auditing class.
Faculty publication: Dr. Srishti Srivastava, assistant professor of computer science, authored a chapter published in one of the first standard textbooks on topics in parallel and distributed computing for undergraduates. Her chapter titled, “Scheduling in Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems,” is published in *Topics in Parallel and Distributed Computing: Enhancing the Undergraduate Curriculum: Performance, Concurrency, and Programming on Modern Platforms*. This is the first initiative taken by National Science Foundation (NSF) and IEEE technical committee on parallel processing (TCPP) toward standardizing text for undergraduate computer science curriculum on topics in parallel and distributed computing.
Dr. Sima Fortsch, assistant professor of management, received a $45,000 grant from the Virginia Commonwealth Transfusion Foundation to fund a scientific study of “time–and–motion” to assess the sustainability of the blood value chain by targeting the horizontally–integrated community blood centers in the Tri–State area of Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. The goal of the project is to increase effectiveness and efficiency of the blood value chain.
Faculty presentation: Mr. Timothy Bryan, instructor in accounting, presented to the Evansville Area Fundraising Council, discussing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The talk focused on changes in the standard deduction and itemized deductions and their potential impact on charities receiving donations. He also expanded into strategies to mitigate any negative impact.
Faculty award: Dr. Jamie Seitz, assistant professor of accounting, has received a grant award for her proposal, "The Impact of Employee Loyalty on Potential Whistleblower's Intent to Externally Report Financial Statement Fraud."
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.
Faculty award: Dr. Jack Smothers, associate professor of management and MBA Director, received the 2018 Best Paper Award in the Journal of Management History for his paper, "Social Enterprise in Antebellum America: The Case of Nashoba (1824-1829)." It was co-authored by Patrick Murphy, Milorad Novicevic, John Humphreys, Foster Roberts, & Artem Kornetskyy.
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”.
Congratulations to Romain College alumna Jamie Robey '11 M'15 for being recognized at the 18th annual Phenomenal Women of USI banquet. The program honors and celebrates women from all walks of life who have made contributions to diversity in the USI and the Evansville communities.
Faculty Publication: Dr. Brett Bueltel, assistant professor of accounting, and Dr. Jill Oeding, assistant professor of business law. Their article, "A Practical Guide to Interpreting Statutes for Business Professionals" was published in the Journal of Business Law and Ethics.
Congratulations to Romain College alumna Aleisha Jones '17 M'19 for being recognized at the 18th annual Phenomenal Women of USI banquet. The program honors and celebrates women from all walks of life who have made contributions to diversity in the USI and the Evansville communities.
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 award: Dr. Srishti Srivastava, assistant professor of computer science, received the award for the Best Student Organization Advisor of the Year at USI for being faculty advisor for the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) club.
Faculty presentation: Dr. Brett Bueltel, assistant professor of accounting, presented his paper, "Feeling GILTI: Tax Strategies for U.S. Multinational Corporations to Navigate the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" at the 2019 American Taxation Association Midyear Meeting in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Mark McKnight, associate professor of accounting, Brian Routh, instructor in accounting, and Alyssa Moore, graduate assistant, co-authored "Disclosing Tax Consequences of a LIFO Repeal: Considerations Toward an Ethical Decision-Making Model Based on Potential Convergence of IFRS and U.S. GAAP", which was published by the Journal of Theoretical Accounting Research.
Faculty presentation: Dr. Srishti Srivastava, assistant professor of computer science, presented, "Evaluating Student Engagement towards Integrating Parallel and Distributed Computing (PDC) Topics in Undergraduate Level Computer Science Curriculum," at the ACM Technical Symposium for the Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE 2019).
Dr. Sang Choe, professor of marketing, presented, "A New Investment Mecca: North Korea for Global Enterprises," at the MBAA International Conference 2019 in Chicago, Illinois.
Faculty publications: Dr. Sima Fortsch, assistant professor of management. Fortsch's recent research publications include, "The value of inventory and the direction of the supply chain bullwhip effect," "Decreasing operational costs of non-profit community-based blood centres," and "A resilient donor arrival policy for blood."
Faculty publication: Dr. Curt Gilstrap, assistant professor of business communication. Gilstrap had his research paper "Exploring m-leader affordances: team leaders and mobile technologies" published by Emerald Insight. The paper aims to examine how mobile technologies impact virtual team leaders and provides insight into how mobile technologies afford leaders varied capacity to accomplish their team work.
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.