Accomplishments: Lee Business School
February 20, 2019
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity and Social Justice), Beth Gersten (Lee Business School), Emily Shreve (Academic Success Center), Rosan Mitola (Libraries), and Ross Bryant (Military and Veterans Services) presented at the 28th Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience. The topic was "The Color of Success: First-Year Experience Programming at Minority-Serving Institutions".
February 20, 2019
Sutirtha Chatterjee (Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology) was appointed senior editor at the Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS). JAIS is one of the top information systems (IS) journals and the flagship journal of the Association for Information Systems, which is the premier body of IS academics and professionals. The term of the senior editor position is three years and begins July 1.
February 19, 2019
Vivek Sah (Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies) was ranked the 34th most prolific real estate author in the world based on the most recent version of the Journal of Real Estate Literature’s annual publication of the real estate academic leadership (REAL) rankings. The rankings were based on publications in the three most respected real estate journals, the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, the Journal of Real Estate Research, and Real Estate Economics. Overall, UNLV climbed four...
February 19, 2019
Yong Li (Troesh Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation), Exequiel Hernandez of the University of Pennsylvania, and Sunhwan Gwon of Korea University, published the article "When Do Ethnic Communities Affect Foreign Location Choice? Dual Entry Strategies of Korean Banks in China" in Academy of Management Journal. Research has shown that firms typically expand into foreign locations with sizable coethnic communities. However, in many cases, the ethnic community influences the investment choice...
February 15, 2019
Danny Siciliano (Accounting) recently was named a Deloitte Faculty Fellow. Also an alum, Siciliano, '90 BS Business Administration - Accounting and '92 MBA, started his career at Deloitte in Las Vegas and moved on to several prominent positions before joining the accounting faculty at the Lee Business School. He is an award-winning instructor and mentor to multiple national championship student case competition teams.
February 11, 2019
Hans Rawhouser (Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology) and Erin Hamilton (Accounting), along with Michael Cummings (University of Arkansas) and Silvio Vismara (University of Bergamo) recently had a paper, "An Equity Crowdfunding Research Agenda: Evidence from Stakeholder Participation in the Rulemaking Process" accepted at a top entrepreneurship journal, Small Business Economics. Equity crowdfunding is a new form of entrepreneurial finance that opens up investment in for-profit private...
January 31, 2019
Won-Yong Oh (Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology) and his co-authors' paper "Regional Integration, Multinational Enterprise Strategy and the Impact of Country‐level Risk: The Case of the EMU" was published in the British Journal of Management. This study shows that regional integration (European Monetary Union) has altered the impact of country‐level institutional risk on a multinational company's entry‐mode choices.
January 25, 2019
Students in John Starkey’s Fall BUS 103 Classes (Business) raised nearly $9,000 for local charities during the fall semester. The charities receiving funds were: The Poppy Foundation ($1,000) JAG Nevada ($1,144) The Cupcake Girls ($1,005) Helping Hands of Vegas Valley ($1,014) Trauma Intervention Program (TIP) of Southern Nevada, Inc. ($1,234) Forget Me Not Animal Sanctuary of Las Vegas ($658) Furgotten Friends Dog Rescue ($425) Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada ($1,250) Teach for America...
January 18, 2019
Numerous UNLV Students won awards at the Media Innovation Hackathon sponsored by the Beasley Media Group in collaboration with UNLV at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this month. Student teams aimed to generate potential commercial products. Winners include: First Place: Converting Radio Waves to Energy. Matias Allieti (Mechanical Engineering), Yuria Mann (Computer Science), Kristine Monsada (Computer Science), Ricardo Rodriguez (Computer Science), and Erick Serrano (Computer Science)...
January 2, 2019
Vivek Sah (Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies) recently presented a seminar on current trends in the Nevada housing market to local real estate professionals at an event hosted by Pinnacle Lending Group and Chicago Title.
November 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.
October 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.