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John McInnis Appointed to the George H. Newlove Endowed Faculty Fellowship in Accounting

Please join us in congratulating Professor John McInnis, who is appointed to the George H. Newlove Endowed Faculty Fellowship in Accounting #2, effective September 1, 2014! John McInnis joined our faculty in 2008 as an Assistant Professor and was recently promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in September 2013.

As one of the Department's most visible young faculty members, John has published papers in several top journals, including garnering business press citations for his research.  He has an impressive record of invitations to speak at other leading business schools, such as Cornell University , NYU, MIT and Wharton. He is currently on the editorial board of The Accounting Review and an active reviewer for many top journals in the field.


Michael Clement Paper Selected for Special Recognition

"Inside the "Black Box" of Sell-Side Financial Analysts," by Michael Clement, Lawrence D. Brown, Andrew Call, and Nathan Sharp was selected as a finalist in the competition for the inaugural FARS Midyear Meeting Best Paper Award. Although another paper was selected as the winner, the selection committee, which includes Brian Bushee, Shuping Chen, Darren Roulstone, and Cathy Schrand, was impressed by the high quality of his paper and decided that the paper merited special recognition as a finalist in the competition.

Congratulations Professor Clement on this prestigious honor!


Laura Wang Accepts Faculty Offer

We are happy to announce that doctoral student Laura Wang accepted an offer to join the faculty at The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

We'll miss you Laura!


PhD Student Christopher Yust Wins McCombs Teaching Award

PhD student Christopher Yust was selected by the Faculty Teaching Awards Committee to receive the 2013-14 Fred Moore Assistant Instructor Awards for Teaching Excellence.

The purpose of this award is to recognize and reward teaching excellence among the Assistant Instructors of the McCombs School of Business. A Faculty Selection Committee appointed by the Dean chooses the recipient.

Congratulations Christopher!


Gretchen Charrier Awarded McCombs Teaching Award

Congratulations to Gretchen Charrier for being selected by the Faculty Teaching Awards Committee to receive the 2013-14 Hank & Mary Harkins Foundation Award for Effective Teaching in Undergraduate Classes!

This award was designed to honor faculty members holding the rank of Assistant Professor or higher who teach large undergraduate classes; who have demonstrated effective and innovative teaching through use of multi-media or special materials; and who motivate and inspire students. This faculty member is chosen annually by a Faculty Selection Committee appointed by the Dean.