MIS Bulletin Archives
The MIS Department at the Eller College of Management sends its e-newsletter, MIS Bulletin, to the business and academic communities, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of the department.
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April 2013 - Master's Programs Ranked #4 for 2014, MISonline News, Zippermans Meet the Majors, Lights, Camera, Action - MISA Produces "What is MIS" Videos, Hsinchun Chen Named 2013 Innovator of the Year and the Thomas R. Brown Endowed Chair, Sudha Ram Named Anheuser-Busch Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship Studies, A Fond Farewell to Dave Pingry
January 2013 - MISonline Programs Overview, Master's in MIS, Business Intelligence and Analytics Certificate, Enterprise Security Certificate
December 2012 - Master's in MIS Goes Online, Zipperman's Adopt Marines, Congratulations MIS Undergraduate Fall Awardees, Nextrio Master's Case Competition - a Great Success!, Doctoral Students Win Teaching Awards, INSITE: Researching Big Data in Healthcare and the News Media, Join Us at ICIS 2012, MicroAge Lab Opening a Success
October 2012 - Undergraduate Program Ranked #3, Master's Projects a Win-Win Scenario, Bringing the Boardroom into the Classroom, MicroAge + MIS = Shaping the Future of IT, RSVP NOW for MIS 2012 Homecoming, MIS Career Fair a Success!, INSITE Leading the Way in Healthcare Analytics, Hsinchun Chen's Publications Citations Soar, MIS Turns 40 in 2014
August 2012 - Daniel Zeng Named Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Intelligent Systems, Undergraduates Have Awesome Summer Internships, Congratulations New Doctoral Graduates, Welcome New Doctoral Students, Welcome New MIS Faculty Members, AVATAR Screens the Border, Fall MIS Career Fairs Around the Corner, MIS Goes Mobile, Mark the Date for MIS Alumni Homecoming Event
July 2012 - Paulo Goes Named Editor-in-Chief, MIS Fall Career Fairs, Zipperman Scholars Training for the Future, Global Master's Students Visit Pre-School, Welcome New Ph.D.'s, MIS Alumni Homecoming Events - Save the Date
May 2012 - Congratulations Graduates!, Marriage and a Matter of Degrees, Welcome New Ph.D.'s,Congratulations Undergraduate Award Winners, Zippermans Gain Real World Experiences, Master's Students Spread Their Wings, Bill Neumann Wins Outstanding Faculty Award, Joe Valacich Co-Chairs AMCIS 2012, Get YOUR MIS Logoed Shirt
March 2012 - MIS Master's Program Ranks #5, Zippermans Visit the NBA, MIS Student, Michelle Vock, Gets Involved!, Master's Students Helping the Community, Patti Ota - Impacting Students Lives, Hsinchun Chen's Dark Web Book is Published, Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI) 2012, Re-Connect With MIS Alumni, Looking for Great Employees?
February 2012 - MIS Brings Courses to Chandler, MIS 527 A Unique and Practical Perspective, MIS Hosts SUIT Showdown, Meet MIS Alumni Darin Soll, MIS Research Spotlight, Hsinchun Chen, Editor and Author, INSITE: Tracking the Pulse of Humanity
December 2011 - Congratulations MIS Graduates, MIS Undergraduate Fall Awardees, MIS111 Students Present Sustainability and Safety Ideas, Social Media Awesomeness, Making it on Faith, MISGA Contributes Back to the Eller Community, MIS Doctoral Fall Awardees, Shaping the Future of IT - MIS Research Spotlight, INFORMS ISS Design Science Award
November 2011 - Students Tour Raytheon Missile Systems, Companies Partner with MIS for Student Opportunities, CMI Team to Develop Intelligence Analyst Training Game, MIS Research Spotlight - Alexandra Durcikova, INFORMS ISS Design Science Award - Nominations Being Accepted, MIS Alumni Homecoming Event a Success, Meet MIS Alum Alan Simon, MIS Nextrio Business Workshop Invite, Governors Celebration of Innovation Award Banquet Invite
September 2011 - Help Us With Student Placement, Undergraduate Program Ranks #1, Welcome New Master's Students, Hsinchun Chen's Spinoff Bought by IBM, Sudha Ram Partners with Ataccama for Student Success, Patti Ota Spotlight in UA Parents Magazine, MIS 2011 Alumni Homecoming Events, Making a Big Difference in a "Little Gym", Patrick H. Knodle MIS Alumni Spotlight
July-August 2011 - Welcome New MIS Faculty - Joseph E. Valacich and Matthew J. Hashim, "Ducky" Operations Management, Changing Lives in Tucson, What Are Our Summer Interns Up To?, MIS Alumni Homecoming Event, Research Spotlight - "Detecting Fake Websites: The Contribution of Statistical Learning Theory", Sudha Ram Forms INSITE, a New BI Center, MIS Faculty Contribute Back to the Community, Free IT Security Whitepapers Now Available!, Enterprise Security Courses Start August 8, 2011.
May 2011 - Congratulations Graduates, Where are They Going Now?, Welcome Summer 2011 Master's Students, Brigadier General Lee Price "Comes Home" to Visit MIS, Michele Norin Named CIO of the Year, Sudha Ram Develops BI+Social Media Course, Sue Brown Receives Dean's Teaching Award, BORDERS Partners for Investigative Screening Tools, Zhu Zhang - Research Spotlight
March 2011 - Invest in MIS, Avnet + MIS = Exceptional Partnering. Thank You for Jobs & Internships, MIS Remains in Top Rankings, Research Spotlight - Sudha Ram, Sohum Shah: Researcher at 15 - Published at 19, Daniel Ference, Federal Service Student Ambassador, Ph.D. Spotlight: Jeffrey Jenkins, Master's Helping Master's, Alumni Updates
February 2011 - Faculty Top Research Productivity, Research Spotlight - Sue Brown, Welcome 68 New Zippermans, Meet the Spring Walmart Scholars, MIS "Masters" the Job Market, Meet MIS Doctoral Students, MIS PHX Alumni Event, New MIS Facebook Page.
January 2011 - Online Security Courses Start Soon!
December 2010 - 2010 in Review: A Recap of the Departmental, Faculty, Student, Program and Alumni Highlights of the Year.
December 2010: ICIS 2010 Reception Invite
October 2010: October is Cyber Security Month - Learn How to Protect Your Data, Thank You Companies, Welcome New Undergraduates, Hsinchun Chen Starts New Security Informatics Journal, MISGA Organizes Alumni Event, Upcoming Events
September 2010: MIS Ranks #1, Paulo Goes' Trip to China a Success, After5 Networking Mixer Hosted by MIS Department, Welcome Fall 2010 Grad Students, Zipperman Scholar Interns ROCK, Michael E. Starling (BS, '83) Receives Patent, Noel Ata (BS, '02) Gives Advice to Students, Chandrasekhar Manda (MS, ’10) Loves His Job, Alumni Event Request from MISGA, Welcome Mingfeng Lin, BORDERS Receives Nomination, Hsinchun Chen Calls for Papers, Shyam Jha Receives Award, MISonline Courses Start November 1st
August 2010:We're Ranked #1
June 2010: Our top-5 Ranking Continues, MISonline Courses Start August 9th, Partnering With Over 30 Companies, Luncheon Provides Networking Opportunities, Congratulations May Graduates, Doctoral Student Presents Research in Germany, Master's Projects Provide Business Solutions, Undergraduates Intern With Walmart, Bill Neumann Teaches 10,000 Students, Jay Nunamker's BORDERS Team Presents Avatar in Warsaw, and Alumni updates: Ahmed Abbasi, Michael Beresford, John F. Heidenreich, Vishal Gupta, Raymond Kelly, Dan Parmelee.
April 2010: Enterprise Security Courses Start May 17, 2010 - New Non-Credit Student Option Available; Department Receives PMI Approval; MIS 35th Anniversary Highlighted in ellerbuzz; Behavioral and Quantitative Game Theory Conference, May 14-16, 2010 in Newport Beach, CA; We’re Expanding into Chandler AZ; Welcome Walt Zipperman, New MIS Board of Advisor; Meet the CIO’s Event; Sanofi-aventis Supports Master's; Pre-Business Honors Project Showcase Highlights; Students + Competitions = Real World Experiences: Courtesy of Gallo and Google; Zipperman's Visit the NBA; Giving Back - LaSalle-Chen Scholarship Announced; Sudha Ram's Wikipedia Research Receives Press Coverage; Alexandra Durcikova and Roberto Mejias Receive Eller Dean’s Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award; Meet Sapna Kaul (MS '08) - Alumni Profile; Josh Hottenstein's (MS MIS/MBA '09) New Company Featured in ellerbuzz; Rohit Kohl (MS MIS/MBA ’09) Promoted
February 2010: Security Enterprise Courses (Distance Learning) Starting Feb. 15th; Department Organizes Two Smash Hits from December; 15 Industry Projects Start; Welcome New BOA Member, Kerry Pauling; COMPUTERWORLD Selects Styne Hill; New MISGA Officers Announced; Partha Sanyal Presents Research in France; Wal-Mart Scholarship Recipients Announced; New Zipperman Scholars Announced; News from Sudha Ram; Private Equity Firm Buys Hsinchun Chen's Spin Off; Alexandra Durcikova Receives Best Paper Award; Moshe Dror Organizing Game Theory Conference; Tell Us About Yourself; Connect With Former Classmates
January 2010: Enroll Now for the Enterprise Security Certificate
November 2009: 35th Anniversary Reception Invitation
October 2009: New Distance Learning Announcement - Enterprise Security Certificate Available.
August 2009: Undergraduate program ranked #1; MIS 35th Anniversary Celebration Dinner; MIS Department Hosting International Conference in December; Zipperman Scholars Planning Activity Packed Fall; New Master’s Program Curriculum Announced; Hsinchun Chen Announced as Editor-in-Chief of ACM TMIS; Sue Brown Receives Tenure.
May 2009: New website launched; Distance learning courses being offered in Fall 2009; Designation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education received; ICIS 2009 Conference being planned for December 2009; We're #4 - U.S. News and World Report rankings received; Welcome new MIS Board of Advisors; We are ready to partner with you; MIS Department representatives tour Customs and Border Protections; Thank you Wal-Mart for visiting with us!;Undergraduate student soaring into the future; New Zipperman Scholars announced; MIS Masters student win awards at UA Innovation Day and Eller's Entrepreneurship Celebration; New MISGA and MISA Board members announced; News from the Artificial Intelligence Lab; Congratulations to Sue Brown and Daniel Zheng upon receipt of new grants; New MIS webpage geared towards Alumni interaction; Mark your calendars for ICIS Alumni dinner; Shyam Jha wins Eller Awards; Maria Puig wins Eller Staff Award
December Special Invitation: Reception invitation while at ICIS 2008 in Paris, France
September: National Center for Border Security and Immigration opens; New grants received by Sudha Ram, Danile Zheng and Sue Brown; Welcome to our two new classes of graduate students: 38 Masters and 13 PhDs; New website to launch in 2009; We are hosting ICIS 2009 in Phoenix; Join us at ICIS 2008 in Paris, France; Thank you for contributions made by our donors in the last three months, particularly sanofi-aventis, Raytheon, Peter Salter, Walt Zipperman, Bruce Gissing and Larry Dyer; Department head working hard on new vision for department
August: Paulo Goes, new MIS Department head, arrives
April: New MIS Department head announced
February: UA-Led Research team awarded $50 million from the National Science Foundation to solve plant biology's Grand Challenges