November 28: Congratulations to Outstanding Graduates for the Fall 2016 Semester. As well as being the Outstanding Graduate in Economics, Matthew Murphy was awarded the E.M. West Award for Academic Achievement. The E. M. West award is named after Dr. E. M. “Mac” West and is awarded at each commencement ceremony to the Cameron student with the highest academic achievement, while also taking into consideration their participation in Cameron and UNCW activities. The students awarded for the Fall 2016 semester were:
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Blog Post - 11.23.16: In August, the European Competition Commission determined that Ireland had given Apple’s Irish subsidiaries illegal tax benefits, and it calculated that these subsidiaries owe Ireland nearly $14.5 billion in back taxes.
The size of this ruling has reignited the debate in here in the United States about tax policies that permit U.S.-based multinational corporations (MNCs) to accumulate their foreign earnings overseas without paying U.S. taxes.
Apple is not alone. [Keep Reading]
November 21: CSB student Taylor Pfyffer has been awarded the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) by UNCW for her leadership as President of PSE (Pi Sigma Epsilon), and will be moving on to the National Level of NRHH. Taylor is a senior with a concentration in marketing - professional selling. She was nominated for the award by fellow PSE member Tim Dannenfelser. You can read Tim's nomination letter here, and find out more about NRHH on their website. Marketing Dept. Chair, Dr. Tracy Meyer, says, "Taylor Pfyffer is most deserving of this award. She is an exemplary student, PSE President, and person!" Congratulations, Taylor! Photo: Taylor in Prague, Czech Republic for her summer internship at Hamleys Toy Shop
November 18: Dr. Drew Rosen was awarded the 2016 Global Citizenship Award by UNCW's Office of International Programs. The Global Citizenship Award honors the contributions of faculty or staff who use their teaching, research, and/or service to foster an environment of global engagement at UNCW. Read more about the award's criteria. Congratulations, Dr. Rosen! (Photo: Provost Marilyn Sheerer, Drew Rosen and Michael Wilhelm)
November 14: Earlier this month at the ISCAP (Information Systems and Computing Academic Professionals) conference in Las Vegas, the following ISOM faculty were recognized for their research as outstanding papers of the conference. The conference brings together faculty from around the world to share their research in technology, information systems and data analysis.
Jeff Cummings and Tom Janicki received the overall conference best paper for their research titled: Increasing Student/Corporate Engagement.
Steven Hill and Rebecca Scott received a meritorious paper award (top 15%) for their research titled: An Approach to Harvesting, Cleaning and Analyzing Data From Twitter Using R.
Jeff Cummings and Chris Sibona also received a meritorious paper award for their research titled: Crowdsourcing Surveys: Alternative Approaches to Survey Collection. Congratulations!
October 17: The Cameron School of Business continues to be an outstanding business school, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company profiles the school in the new 2017 edition of its annual book, “The Best 294 Business Schools” and on its site.
“It’s very meaningful to receive this type of recognition. It’s really a testament to the hard work of our faculty and staff, currently and in years past,” said Dean Robert Burrus.
The Princeton Review's survey asked students at the 294 business schools about their school's academics, student body and campus life as well as about themselves and their career plans. The student surveys that were used for this edition were completed online at http://survey.review.com and conducted in the 2015-16, 2014-15 and 2013-14 academic years. [Keep Reading]