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The download: What's up in the Department of Information Systems

Three things you should know: ASU and Amazon Web Services will be offering for-credit cloud education to 10K high schoolers. Thanks to the demand for the MS-BA, W. P. Carey has launched the program in Los Angeles, with classes starting in August 2022.

New information systems chair, Pei-yu Chen, on balancing work and life

Pei-yu Chen, or Sharon as she’s known by people outside academia, has risen to the top of her field as a renowned researcher and professor and has just been appointed chair of the Department of Information Systems — all while keeping her busy family going.

W. P. Carey welcomes industry veterans to information systems faculty

Instructional faculty, or clinical professors, are relied upon for the department’s teaching mission. IS also depends on these professors and lecturers to bring real-world industry experience to the classrooms.

W. P. Carey welcomes four assistant professors of information systems

The research endeavors of the information systems department at W. P. Carey just got a boost from the addition of four new assistant professors.

Online crowdsourcing contests: Good timing brings better contestants

Pei-yu Chen, professor of information systems, has found that contest duration, the amount of time you give contestants to submit their offering, affects the number and quality of the contestants you attract on crowdsourcing contest platforms.

What’s it worth? Researchers examine how patients value star ratings in health care

Professor and Chair of Information Systems Raghu Santanam and research colleagues overwhelmingly found that patients are willing to pay more for higher-quality health care based on star ratings.

Classroom cupid strikes at W. P. Carey

Assistant professors of information systems, Victor Benjamin and Xiao Liu, started off as students and now work side by side at W. P. Carey.

Student influences robotics in business

Partnership inspires information systems professor to develop a newfound passion for robotics in business research.

Finding value in online communities and knowledge sharing

Professor of Information Systems John Zhang automates the task of untangling right or useful answers from unhelpful ones in online communities.

Coding must go on

Grade-school students get with the STEM programming despite COVID-19.