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Nov 8, 2018
Wonyong Oh (Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology) is the lead author on the case that on Netflix became the No. 1 bestseller case on Ivey Publishing, the leader in providing business case studies with a global perspective, for October 2018. This case study describes Netflix's recent internationalization strategy. His co-author is Duane Myer of the University of Kansas. Ivey has has 34,000-plus cases in its catalog.    

Oct 31, 2018
Sutirtha Chatterjee (Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology) recently received the Best Reviewer Award of the year from the Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS). JAIS is one of the top journals in information systems/management information systems discipline and is the flagship journal of the Association for Information Systems (AIS). AIS is the premier organization of information systems academics and professionals.

Oct 22, 2018
Giorgio Canarella and Stephen M. Miller (both Center for Business and Economic Research) had their paper "Firm Size, Corporate Debt, R&D Activity, and Agency Costs: Exploring Dynamic and Non-linear Effects" selected by the Association for University Business and Economic Research (AUBER) for the 2018 Polzin Prize as Best Paper at AUBER's 2018 fall conference in Salt Lake City.

Oct 5, 2018
Stephen M. Miller (Center for Business and Economic Research) and Giorgio Canarella (Economics) recently received an Abramson Scroll from the National Association of Business Economists for a paper that was published in Business Economics. The Adolph G. Abramson Awards recognize exceptional articles published in Business Economics in the four issues ending in July of that year. Winners are voted on by the publication's editorial board. Abramson Awards are given to the selected best articles, while Abramson Scrolls are given for the outstanding articles.

Sep 13, 2018
On Sept. 5 the Academic Success Center (ASC) celebrated its 10-year anniversary and as part of its celebration recognized former students, faculty, departments, and community leaders that have made the ASC such an exemplary center. They are: Dean’s Award - Carl Reiber (formerly of the provost's office) Dean’s Award - Regent Kevin Page Founder’s Award - Neal Smatresk (former UNLV president) Outstanding Impact Award - philanthropist Christina Hixson  Classified Dedication Award -  Monica McNeely (ASC) Full-time Faculty Dedication Award - Salvador Mora (ASC) Graduate Student Ambassador Award - John Starkey (Lee Business School) Alumni Award of Excellence - Devante Davis, '15 BS Public Administration Alumni Award of Excellence - Crestcencia Ortiz-Barnett, '10 BA Theatre Arts, '15 MA Theatre Arts Alumni Award of Excellence - Ashley Rapuano, '16 BA Theatre Arts Outstanding Graduate Award - Lily Sender, '18 BS Engineering - Mechanical Engineering Outstanding Graduate Award - Angelica Bustos, '16 BS Biology Outstanding Graduate Award - Ariana Burton, '18 BA Anthropology Outstanding Graduate Award - Nha Trang "Vivian" Sam, '17 BS Biology Lifetime Partner in Student Success - College of Liberal Arts Lifetime Partner in Student Success - University Libraries Lifetime Partner in Student Success - College of Engineering

Sep 4, 2018
Hans Rawhouser (Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology), with Michael Cummings (University of Arkansas) and Alfred Marcus (University of Minnesota) recently published “Sustainability Standards and Stakeholder Engagement: Lessons from Carbon Markets.” The paper appears in the September issue of Organization & Environment, the top journal dealing with sustainable development of organizations. The paper uses differences in stakeholder engagement patterns and characteristics of standards developed in two carbon markets (the Climate Action Reserve and the U.N.’s Clean Development Mechanism) to explore tradeoffs between top-down and bottom-up standard development processes. The paper supplements Rawhouser’s other research focused on cutting-edge approaches for how organizations can measure and increase social and environmental impact.

Aug 27, 2018
Keah-Choon "KC" Tan and James Cross (both Marketing and International Business) recently presented their paper "The Effect of Green Capabilities on Closed-Loop Supply Chain Adoption" at the Asia-Pacific Division Science Institute International Conference in Bangkok, Thailand. The paper focuses on the sustainable practices in supply chain management.

Aug 21, 2018
Won-Yong Oh (Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology) recently presented three papers, "Signal to Noise? How Strategic Noise Influences Investor Responses to Firm Decisions", "Approaching Gain or Avoiding Loss? The Impact of CEO Regulatory Focus and Dynamism on CSR," and "Human Capital or Fixed Paradigm Problem? CEO Tenure, Contextual Influences, and CS(i)R",  at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management in Chicago.

Aug 20, 2018
Ken Peffers (Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology) and co-author Tuure Tuunanen from the University of Jyväskylä in Finland recently published "Population Targeted Requirements Acquisition" in the European Journal of Information Systems.

Aug 17, 2018
Vivek Sah (Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies) recently presented "Bubble Trouble - Deja Vu? Then (2006) vs Now (2018)" to the Greater Las Vegas Area Realtors Trends Committee. The presentation focused on the state of the housing market in Las Vegas.