(Updated March 10, 2014)
Michael Runnels, law and social responsibility, was interviewed last week by The Daily Record for a story entitled "Investors line up for public housing sale."
Karyl Leggio, dean of Sellinger School, was interviewed again this past week on the Jos. A. Bank deal by the Baltimore Business Journal.
Mark Lewis, teacher education, co-authored a chapter with Sybil Durand, Arizona State University, on "Sexuality as Risk and Resistance in Young Adult Literature" in the recently published The Critical Merits of Young Adult Literature: Coming of Age (Routledge, 2014).
Mary Beth Akre, fine arts, had a painting, “One Lane Bridge” selected into the 2014 Laurel Art Guild Open Juried Exhibition. The show runs from March 2-30 at the Montpelier Cultural Center in Laurel, Maryland. She also will be in a group exhibition, “Seven” in the Eichold Gallery at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama. The show runs from February 17- March 14.
Gerard Athaide, marketing, had an article, "The Winding Road to Success: Making Innovation Happen," printed in Business Monthly.
Dr. Carolyn Barry, psychology, published a book with Oxford University Press entitled, "Emerging Adults' Religiousness and Spirituality: Meaning-Making in an Age of Transition."
Auburn Bell, marketing, was quoted by an article, "Exposure is worth its weight in Olympic gold," in The Daily Record. Auburn talked about the alignment of Under Armour in the global marketplace and what it could mean for the future of many sports. He was also quoted about the Under Armour speed skating uniforms by the Baltimore Sun. Bell also commented on a story for Fox 45 News on Ray Rice and how his recent troubles could affect his endorsement deals.
Bill Blouch, Al Michenzi, and Tom Ulrich, accounting, won Best Paper of the Accounting Education Track at the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences for their paper entitled "A Comprehensive Analysis of the Impact of Sarbanes-Oxley on Auditing Curriculum."
Honor Bowman, undergraduate student, made the news when queried by a "Humans of New York" reporter about the topic of her African History paper for Dr. Elizabeth Schmidt's History course, "Women and Social Change in Modern Africa." Her comments have gone viral with over 57,889 likes; 2,363 shares; and 1,238 comments on the "Humans of New York" Facebook page in 20 hours.
Elizabeth E. Dahl, chemistry, was co-author of the first chapter in "Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions of Gases and Particles" which is now available online. This is the final publication of the COST Action 735, an international research effort of 30 countries. Dr. Dahl also attended the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union in December 2013, a gathering of more than 20,000 geoscientists. At this meeting she served as a panelist in a workshop for scientists interested in getting on the tenure track. Her research student, Christian Lewis, also presented some of their laboratory work in a poster session at the meeting.
Fred Derrick, economics, had an op-ed published in The Baltimore Sun on current minimum wage debates, "Much Ado About the Wrong Thing."
Nan Ellis, law and social responsibility, was recently elected to the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee for the University.
John Everett, management, had a new book published, Plug Ugly Ball.
Jon Fulkerson, finance, had his article, "Is Timing Everything? The Value of Mutual Fund Manager Trades," which appeared in the Summer 2013 issue of Financial Management, as one of Massimo Massa’s eight most significant articles in asset management. Massa is one of the leaders in investment research and currently works out of INSEAD.
Mark Johnson, finance, was featured on WBAL on a story, "Lotto players dream big; Expert offers advice."
Roger Kashlak, management, has been invited to join the American Society of Competiveness Board of Directors. This is a national association academics, business executives and public policy makers who are committed to improving competiveness at all levels from individual and firm levels through the global marketplace.
J.P. Krahel, accounting, won the Best Education Paper Award at the 2014 mid-year meeting of the American Accounting Association for his paper entitled “Social Technology: A Compendium of Short Cases.” The paper is seven short, open-ended social technology cases that are presented for use in financial accounting, auditing, or accounting information systems courses. These cases examine the benefits and costs of social technology, and how organizations might manage their new social technology-related risks.
Karyl Leggio, dean of the Sellinger School, was quoted in an article in the Baltimore Sun this past week on her take on the Jos A Bank/Men’s Warehouse deal in light of the plans for them to buy Eddie Bauer. Leggio was also interviewed by WBAL on the Joseph A. Bank/Men’s Warehouse deal.
Fabio Mendez, economics, had his paper "On the Advantages and Disadvantages of Subjective Measures" with Salar Jahedi, accepted for publication in the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. JEBO is an elite journal on the 2013 ABDC journal list.
Ronald Pearl, fine arts, had two compositions recorded and released. Be Not Afeard: Music from Propsero's Island, a five-movement work, was recorded by the Atlantic Guitar Quartet on their debut CD. His solo guitar work, "My Name is Red," was recorded by Zane Forshee.
Srikanth Ramamurthy, economics, was elected as the business representative to the Faculty Affairs Committee.
Andrew Samuel, economics, had his recent article "Announced vs. Surprise Inspections with Tipping-off" has been accepted for publication in the European Journal of Political Economy, a tier one journal.
Norm Sedgley, economics, was elected as the business representative to the Loyola Conference.
Yoon Shin, finance, recently had a paper "Are Unsolicited Ratings Biased? Evidence from Long-Run Stock Performance" accepted for publication in Journal of Banking and Finance, an elite journal in finance. The paper was co-authored with Jon Fulkerson, and also supported by a 2011 Sellinger Summer Research Grant.
Jeremy Schwartz, economics, was in the Baltimore Sun recently for his op-ed on the Federal Unemployment Insurance program, "An Economic Argument for Extending Unemployment Insurance."
Ali Sedaghat, accounting, was featured on the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) national website.
Gloria Wren, ISOM, commented on an article for the BBJ regarding the new director for the NSA and the job that he will have balancing security and privacy. She was also interviewed by WJZ’s Mary Bubala for a story about the "chip and pin" technology in credit cards in light of the recent security breaches at the major retailers.
Lisa Yeo, ISOM, wrote an article on the latest breach at Michael’s Arts and Crafts. Yeo was also part of a panel on the Marc Steiner Show last week. The feature highlighted the recent cyber security and data breaches for Target and the University of Maryland.