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ISM professor Andrew Thomas published article in the Industry Week publication. The title of the article is “The Biggest Health Problem of All” which emphasizes that “the most important contributing factor to overall human health: a good night’s sleep.” To read the full article, click here: http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/biggest-health-problem-all 
On November 7th, PhD candidate and Pitch in Paris judge Gabriella Kindert attended and spoke at the ALTFI Global Summit 2017 in Amsterdam. Her topic was titled “Fixed Income Under Stress.” She stated “If you want to get exposure to the real economy you have to invest in private markets. I have observed a huge fight for assets in markets.” To learn more about the conference and to read about the topic, click here: http://www.altfi.com/downloads/GabriellaKindert_AltFiGlobal2017.pdf 
On November 11-13, ISM’s PhD candidate and director of academic affairs Matthew Andrews attended the ACBSP Region 8 conference, which was hosted by the American University of Leadership in Marrakech. Matthew Andrews made a presentation entitled “Linking Student Success to Company Success about skills needed in a young technology company to ensure a sustainable competitive advantage.” He was also awarded the African Leadership Award for his role as president of the panel of judges for the student innovation award. To learn more about the conference, click here: http://acbsp.aulm.us/ 
ISM’s PhD alumnus and professor Michael Neubert published a book with the University of Chicago Press Books. The book is titled “Global Market Strategies: How to Turn Your Company Into a Successful International Enterprise.” Michael Neubert, “a renowned expert in global business strategy, outlines the principles that underlie a successful international venture: development of a custom-fit internationalization strategy; selection of foreign markets and structured market entry processes; design of market growth strategies; intercultural management and international corporate management; and the carrying out of market exits.” To find out more about the book, go to: http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/G/bo18374875.html 
On November 27th, ISM’s professor Ivonne Chirino-Klevans participated at the Siggraph Asia 2017 conference in Bangkok, Thailand. She presented at the workshop in The Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC). The title of her presentation was “Virtual Reality Techniques for Eliciting Empathy and Cultural Awareness: Affective Human-virtual world interaction.” To learn more about the conference, go to: http://www.ambientmediaassociation.org/tiki/article13-1st-Workshop-on-Artificial-Intelligence-Meets-Virtual-and-Augmented-Worlds-AIVRAR-in-conjucntion-with-SIGGRAPH-Asia-2017