Category Archives: Spotlight Faculty

Are You Safe Online? Tips for Digital Privacy

Understanding how to protect your personal information online is essential in today’s wired world. Mihaylo ISDS Professor Ofir Turel discusses strategies for staying safe for National Data Privacy Day. If you are like most college students, you are online most … Continue reading

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Are You Addicted to Facebook?

You could be. Automatic and uncontrolled use of technologies such as social media in a manner resembling the addictive use of substances is increasingly recognized as a problem for millions of Americans, including many young adults. Mihaylo ISDS Professor Ofir … Continue reading

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What the Rise of KPop Can Teach Marketing Students

Mihaylo Marketing Professor Steven Chen researches product innovation and transnational popular culture. He discusses his new study on the global spread of Korean popular music. How do marketers export a product to overseas consumers that may not understand the same … Continue reading

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From Drone Business to Tax Prep in Alaska, the 2015 Mihaylo Magazine Provides a Snapshot of Mihaylo College

Now available online, the 2015 edition of Mihaylo Magazine showcases faculty research, student activities, alumni achievements and reports on the Centers of Excellence and business network that are on the forefront of innovation and progress. The 2015 edition of Mihaylo … Continue reading

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How Will Your College Degree Pay Off?

How well will your degree program pay off in the professional world? Mihaylo Economics Assistant Professor Nick Huntington-Klein has coauthored a study examining the relationship between college majors and wages. A university education has many benefits, including personal development, the … Continue reading

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Holiday Sales Are Up, But the Retail World is Changing, Cal State Fullerton Economics Professor Says

The National Retail Federation forecasts that this year’s holiday sales season will see an increase of 3.7%, with online and value-conscious purchases leading the uptick. Mihaylo Economics Professor Aaron Popp discusses the outlook for holiday sales and the trends transforming … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Commerce Honors Marketing Professor Irene Lange for 50 Years of Business Education

The U.S. Department of Commerce recently honored Mihaylo Marketing Professor and Department Chair Irene Lange for 50 years of outstanding global business education at the department’s conference in Costa Mesa. Mihaylo Marketing Professor and Department Chair Irene Lange has an impressive list … Continue reading

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Economics Professor Kristin Kleinjans Explores Divergent Global Healthcare Models

Mihaylo Economics Professor Kristin Kleinjans discusses healthcare systems in the U.S. and Denmark, examining the benefits and drawbacks of both the mostly privately-provided insurance system in the U.S. and Denmark’s tax-financed universal healthcare. Among the leading issues in American politics … Continue reading

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Fatima Alali: Demand for Accountants Grows

Fatima Alali, a Mihaylo professor of accounting, discusses career opportunities in the accounting industry and her research on accounting standards and regulations and the impact of the Great Recession on the field. “Pursuing an accounting degree either at the undergraduate … Continue reading

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What’s Driving Gas Prices?

Drivers have been experiencing a wild ride with gas prices this year as sharp declines in crude oil prices drag national prices to lows not seen in years while supply disruptions lead to periodic upticks in Southern California. Mihaylo Economics … Continue reading

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