Faculty

As the end of the first semester wraps up, students and faculty are getting ready for the holiday break. But first, we’re reporting the latest happenings in the Department of Information Systems — from conferences and holiday books to grants and goodbyes.

There’s a quote that says, “Success comes before you reach your goal, for it is as simple as taking a step in the right direction.” While the 2016–2017 academic year has just begun, it is off to a successful start.

Five stars, one star or something in between? Ratings you give a restaurant are likely affected by where you grew up, when you visited the eatery, and how far away that establishment is. What’s more, others look at how much emotion you express when evaluating the helpfulness of your critique.

Before launching into a new academic year, we took time out this week to gather the faculty — 32 strong — for a group portrait. They are as excited as the students to get back to class! But before we leave summer behind, read about our capstone projects

Information Systems Department Chair Raghu Santanam delivers his message.