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2018 Huntsman School Student and Faculty Awards

2018 Huntsman School Student and Faculty Awards

Every year, the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business recognizes top-performing students, staff, and faculty for their academic and professional accomplishments. In April, the Huntsman School recognized 54 award recipients at an awards luncheon in the L. Tom...

Congratulations Class of 2018

Congratulations Class of 2018

The Jon M. Huntsman School Commencement Ceremony held on May 5, 2018, recognized the 807 undergraduates earning their bachelor’s degree. Dean Douglas Anderson introduced the class of 2018, led by Huntsman School Teacher of the Year Polly Conrad, a lectur

 Can Positive Office Relationships have Negative Effects?

Can Positive Office Relationships have Negative Effects?

New research by Utah State University Huntsman School of Business Professor Julena Bonner finds that when employees have a good relationship with their supervisor, they are more likely to model the supervisors’ morally questionable behaviors.

MIS Inaugural Professor: Don't be a Blobfish

MIS Inaugural Professor: Don't be a Blobfish

Am I a blobfish? Are my students blobfish? These questions came to Robert Mills’ mind as he prepared for the Inaugural Professor Lecture Series, hosted by Utah State University’s President Noelle Cockett, to honor recently promoted professors.

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research highlights of Huntsman School faculty members.

Passion For Higher Education

Passion For Higher Education

In a constantly changing world, where the concept of working in one field, let alone for one employer, for a lifetime, is becoming a rare thing, Dr. Pamela Dupin-Bryant has been a ‘True Blooded Aggie’ for over twenty years. She completed both her undergra...

The Holy Grail of Information Security?

The Holy Grail of Information Security?

Patent #9391962, “Multi-node Encryption”, is an idea that could potentially upset the entire internet industry. Describing the genesis of his idea, Huntsman Associate Professor Jeff Johnson offered the following analogy, “In the cyber world we have bad gu...

Fighting Fire with Innovation

Fighting Fire with Innovation

This summer MIS Associate Professor Jeff Johnson was granted a patent for his unique form of information security, one that has the potential to revolutionize online security. Patent #9391962, “Multi-node Encryption”, is an idea that could potentially up

AIS Places at National Competition

AIS Places at National Competition

Four members from the Association for Information Systems (AIS) student chapter recently competed against 16 collegiate teams during the AIS Student Chapter Leadership Conference and Competition in Bloomington, Indiana. Allan Follett, Dallin Lewis, Abhish...

Aggies in India

Aggies in India

This summer, Huntsman student, Gavin Salisbury, MIS, ‘16, and recent Huntsman MBA alumnus, Riley Duke, ‘15, traveled to India to work with the KVM Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides English language and professional skills education to uni...

The Digital Revolution

The Digital Revolution

MIS department head, Dave Olsen, says that the department saw the revolution coming. “We have had an agricultural revolution, industrial revolution, and information revolution, and now an as of yet to be named, digital revolution,” Dr. Olsen said. A few

The Digital Revolution

The Digital Revolution

MIS department head, Dave Olsen, says that the department saw the revolution coming. “We have had an agricultural revolution, industrial revolution, and information revolution, and now an as of yet to be named, digital revolution,” Dr. Olsen said. A few

MIS Faculty - Awards and Publications

MIS Faculty - Awards and Publications

This month two MIS professors were recognized for outstanding research and thought leadership in their field. Professor Pam Dupin-Bryant received the International Association for Computer Information Systems (IACIS) Ben Bauman Award for Excellence awar

Trevor Gonzalez - Student Success Story

Trevor Gonzalez - Student Success Story

Trevor shares his advice and experience at the Huntsman School of Business.

Student Videos Win National Competition

Student Videos Win National Competition

Each year Utah State University students get the opportunity to stretch and challenge their business ethics through an event known as the Ethics Bowl. Sponsored by the Society for the Advancement of Ethic Leadership (SAEL), this event is designed to help

Huntsman Teams in National Championship

Huntsman Teams in National Championship

Three Huntsman School of Business student teams have qualified for the 2015 AIS Student Chapter National Competition in Alabama this spring. Competing against students from nearly 30 universities, Huntsman students have a track record of winning having ta...

MIS Class Presents to Zions Bank

MIS Class Presents to Zions Bank

Dr. Nicole Forsgren’s Business Analytics class (MIS 3860) faced not only their peers and professor for their latest class presentations, but also members from the Zions Bank analytics team. The Zions team first heard about this project when, based on thei...

Service to Campus and Country

Service to Campus and Country

Timothy McFall is a Staff Sergeant in the Utah Army National Guard and has been an active member for over 12 years. He has served two overseas combat tours, once to Iraq in 2004 as an artillery forward observer, where he was awarded a Purple Heart, and on...

Business world adapts as Information Age changes

Business world adapts as Information Age changes

The last few years and the next few years have been referred to both the Digital Age and the Information Age. With the explosion of the Internet and technology, the world is changing, including the business world.

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Two Huntsman Teams Make it to Final Four of International Information Systems Competition

Two Huntsman Teams Make it to Final Four of International Information Systems Competition

Two Huntsman teams are finalists in an information systems competition that drew initial submissions from around the world.

The competition is sponsored by Association for Information Systems, a professional organization that earlier this year re...

Non-Resident Tuition Waiver for Excellence - March 2014

Non-Resident Tuition Waiver for Excellence - March 2014

The Non-Resident Tuition Waiver for Excellence is a one-year waiver of the non-resident portion of graduate tuition. It is available for all new students applying to USU’s School of Graduate Studies—regardless of program or degree—whose GPA and national c...

Nicole Forsgren Velasquez and Taylor Martin win $300,000 One-Year Grant to Study How Students Learn With Online Games

Nicole Forsgren Velasquez and Taylor Martin win $300,000 One-Year Grant to Study How Students Learn With Online Games

Huntsman Assistant Professor Nicole Forsgren Velasquez and Associate Professor Taylor Martin, of the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education & Human Services, have been awarded a $300,000 grant that will send them deep into the world of online games.

Dr. Hawley, USU CIO, Adjunct Professor, Wins Top IT Award

Dr. Hawley, USU CIO, Adjunct Professor, Wins Top IT Award

Eric Hawley was nationally recognized with the “Enterprise IT Leader of the Year Award” and the “IT Engagement Award” by Search CIO. Dr. Hawley explains that IT departments can be better focused on meeting the needs of the organizations they serve.

Professors Chudoba and Ferguson Interviewed on Telecommuting and Work-Life Issues on UPR

Professors Chudoba and Ferguson Interviewed on Telecommuting and Work-Life Issues on UPR

On June 11, 2013, Kathy Chudoba, Management Information Systems graduate director and associate professor, and Merideth Ferguson, assistant professor, were featured on Access Utah, a Utah Public Radio program hosted by Tom Williams. The show focused on th...

Nicole Forsgren-Velasquez Receives NASA Funding - June 2013

Nicole Foregren-Velasquez, new faculty member with a joint appointment in the School of Accountancy and Management Information Systems departments, recently learned that her proposal to study knowledge management at NASA has received approval and funding

All-Woman Team Takes First Place in a Backcountry.com “Hackathon”

All-Woman Team Takes First Place in a Backcountry.com “Hackathon”

A team made up of three students and a graduate from the Huntsman School of Business took first place in a competition sponsored by Backcountry.com recently that pitted them against industry professionals in a 24-hour contest that drove programmers to wor...

Two Huntsman Teams Take Top Honors at Walmart IT Summit

Two Huntsman Teams Take Top Honors at Walmart IT Summit

Two teams from the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business recently placed first and second in an information systems competition in Bentonville, Ark., that pitted 82 teams from top universities around the world against each other, testing their IT skills and

Two Huntsman MIS Teams Make it to Finals in Global Competition

Two Huntsman MIS Teams Make it to Finals in Global Competition

Two teams of Huntsman students have made it to the finals of a systems information contest that drew 82 teams from some of the best universities in the world. The Utah State University students will be going to Bentonville, Ark., to participate in the 201...

Huntsman Professor John Johnson Teaches at Wharton

Huntsman Professor John Johnson Teaches at Wharton

Huntsman Professor John Johnson can now start a sentence by saying, “When I taught at Wharton… .”

Company With Huntsman Roots Predicts 91% of Political Races Correctly

Company With Huntsman Roots Predicts 91% of Political Races Correctly

After traveling by bus for three months to 48 states logging 18,000 miles, contacting more than 3,000 politicians, participating in a drag race with a pig bus and a “slow walk” with a presidential candidate, the leaders of PoliticIt decided to take a brea...

Cowboy Hats May Have Saved Huntsman Professors From Arrest in Russia

Cowboy Hats May Have Saved Huntsman Professors From Arrest in Russia

“Chris tells me you are coming to Russia with me,” Dwight Israelson said to me one day last March. Professors Chris Fawson and Dwight Israelsen have worked for several years with officials at North Ossetia State University to establish an inter-university...

Huntsman School's Social Media Efforts Outrank Hundreds of Schools

Huntsman School's Social Media Efforts Outrank Hundreds of Schools

When it comes to social media—Facebook, Twitter, YouTube—the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business has vaulted into the ranks of the top 30 AACSB accredited business schools in the United States, thanks to the efforts of one graduate student. In April 2012,

USU Student Chapter of AIS Recognized as Best New Student Chapter of 2011

USU Student Chapter of AIS Recognized as Best New Student Chapter of 2011

A new student club at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business has been recognized by a global organization as its Best New Student Chapter in 2011. In the fall of 2010, students at Utah State University founded a student chapter of the Association for Info...

Business Analytics within Management Information Systems

Business Analytics within Management Information Systems

A good example of cutting-edge analytics at the Huntsman School comes from the MIS department, where students Sterling Morris and Josh Light worked together with a team to create the entrepreneurial prizewinning Politicit.com website mentioned on page 7 i...

Huntsman Students and Graduates Create One-Stop Shopping for Political Junkies

Huntsman Students and Graduates Create One-Stop Shopping for Political Junkies

The world of presidential politics can be very unpredictable, with hourly changes dropping or boosting a candidate’s fortunes. And yet a handful of students and alumni from the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business have come up with something they believe wi...

PoliticIt

PoliticIt

In November 2011, students at the Huntsman School noticed that the political discussion surrounding the presidential race was evolving from previous elections, as politics shifted from exclusively mainstream media to include blogs, Facebook, and Twitter.

Professor Reports on His Academic Experience in Hungary

Professor Reports on His Academic Experience in Hungary

In August 2011, Zsolt Ugray, an associate professor at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, left for his native Hungary as part of the Fulbright Program, an international educational exchange sponsored by the U.S. government. The program, which operate...