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UDM celebrates the Inauguration of Rev. Gerard L. Stockhausen, S.J., Ph.D.

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2004-2005 Theatre Company Season!

Pyre Town
Oct. 7 – 24, 2004

Cycling Past the Matterhorn
Nov. 18 – Dec. 5, 2004

A Patch of Earth
Feb. 3 – 13, 2005

March 31 – April 10, 2005

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Faculty Notes

David Huff, musician and instructor in Computer and Information Systems, recently appeared on WJR’s “Mitch Albom Show”. Huff and his band will be playing in the metro Detroit area throughout May and June.

Michael Bernacchi, professor of Marketing; Ram Kesavan, professor of Marketing; and Oswald Mascarenhas, S.J., Charles H. Kellstadt professor of Marketing, published “Governmental and Corporate Role in Diffusing Development Technologies: Ethical Macromarketing Perspectives” and “Progressive Reduction of Economic Inequality as a Macromarketing Task: A Rejoinder” in the Journal of Nonprofit and Public Sector Marketing.

Jacques Boettcher, associate professor of Management and Finance, presented his paper, “The Paradox of the North Korean Financial Position” at the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences in February, 2004. Boettcher also published the paper in Global Business and Finance Review.

Larry Bossman, associate professor of Management, and Gregory Ulferts, professor of Decision and Information Sciences, published “Higher Education Should Have a Role in the Workforce Development System” in Journal of College Teaching and Learning.

Gerald Cavanagh, S.J., Professor and Charles T. Fisher III Chair of Business Ethics; Larry Bossman, and Mary Ann Hazen, associate professors of Management, published “Teaching with Mission: Personal Development, Team Building and Social Responsibility” in Teaching Business Ethics.

In addition, Fr. Cavanagh had his paper, “U.S. Business and Global Politics: Self-Interest in Multilateral Agreements” accepted for publication in the Journal of International Business and Economy. He presented at the Business Ethics in Global Economy Conference at Santa Clara University. In addition he gave the keynote address and led a discussion for chief executives of business firms at a day-long program, "Entrepreneurship, Ethics and Spirituality,” at John Carroll University.

Fr. Cavanagh also planned and led a symposium, "The Caux Round Table Principles for Business: Rationale, Strategic Planning, Measurements and Prospects,” at the international conference of academics, business executives, government and non-governmental officials, "Voluntary Codes of Conduct for Multinational Corporations: Promises and Challenges," at Baruch College.

Trevor Crick, associate professor of Finance; Suk Kim, professor of Finance; and Eugene Swinnerton, associate professor of Finance, published “Reasons for Doing Business with North Korea” in Global Business and Finance Review.

Jeanne David, associate professor; Gregory Ulferts, and Dan Shoemaker, professors of Computer and Information Systems, published “Unifying the body of Knowledge: Why Global Business Requires a Single Model for Information Security” in the Review of Business Information Systems. Ulferts and Shoemaker, together with Patrick Wirtz, associate professor of Accounting, published “The Cost of CMM Deployment in a Conventional IT Organization: A Field Study” in the Review of Business Information Systems.

Mary Ann Hazen and Joanne Isbey, associate professor of English, published “Soul Making at Work:Images of the Intrapersonal Organization” in the International Journal of Transpersonal Studies. Hazen also presented “Strategies and Techniques for Improving Class Participation” at the North American Management Society, Midwest Business Administration Association conference.

Mary Higby, associate professor of Marketing, and Lawrence Zeff, associate professor of Management, published “Leadership and Culture: The Core of the Matter,” “Converging Ships: Leadership and Entrepreneurship,” and “Cross-Functional Strategic Management Teams” in Business Research Yearbook: Global Business Perspectives.

Gregory Ulferts presented “Taking a Leadership Position in the IT Business Environment” at the 2004 College Teaching & Learning Conference.

Mike Whitty, professor of Management and Labor Relations, spoke about “Visioning a Hopeful Future” at The Theosophical Society in Berkley, Michigan. Whitty also spoke on "Detroit and Ferndale—Cool Cities" at Greenhouse in Ferndale. In addition, he presented the paper, "Sustainable Futures: The Necessity of Stewardship and Social Equity," at the world meeting of the International Educators for World Peace hosted by Morehouse College in Atlanta. The college also inducted Whitty into its Martin Luther King Board of Sponsors and Collegium of Scholars.