- October 26, 2017

Dr. Zelalem Chala Presents at VIU 2017 International Business Conference

Dr. Zelalem Chala Presents at VIU 2017 International Business Conference

  Dr. Chala shares his topic summary and the key takeaway from his presentation at our 2017 International Business Conference. Despite more than trillions of debt and billions of trade deficit, President Trump is threatening to impose a 35% and 45% tariff on imported goods and services from Mexico and China. In a country where […]

Dr. Osama Morad’s recent publication

Dr. Osama Morad’s recent publication

Dr. Osama Morad, SCIS Adjunct faculty member, has published, in collaboration with others, a paper titled “Computer-based technology and student engagement: a critical review of the literature.” The paper has been published in the International Journal of Education Technology in Higher Education. The paper reviews how software, games, blogs and social networking sites influence student […]

- October 20, 2017

Global Bistro

Global Bistro

Featured event with one of the “fathers” of the Internet

Featured event with one of the “fathers” of the Internet

The Dean of the School of Computer Information Systems, Dr. Chakib Chraibi, attended the NVTC Data Center and Cloud Infrastructure Committee Meeting on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Dominion Energy in Herndon, VA. The event featured Bob Kahn, one of the “fathers” of the Internet.  Bob Kahn discussed the concept of Digital Object Identifier System […]

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Why I Write: A Poem

Why I Write: A Poem

Why I write: A Poem By Lucy Umoetek   I write to: access create express exemplify ignite itensify honour magnify my hopes dreams goals lists proiritise empower glorify illuminate my life my heart my life my soul Ms. Lucy Umoetek is a first-year MBA student at Virginia International University.

- October 19, 2017

Global Bistro Grand Opening!

Global Bistro Grand Opening!

Join us on Tuesday, October 24th as we celebrate the grand opening of Global Bistro, VIU’s new eatery! There will be music, raffle giveaways, special offers, and delicious food!

Distinguished Speaker Series

Distinguished Speaker Series

Dr. Jim Jones (GMU) will be speaking on Monday, October 23, 2017 from 1:30 to 2:30 pm in room 301 at Virginia International University. The title of his talk is “Digital Data Persistence and Decay – How can digital forensics investigators recover deleted files?” Dr. Jim Jones is an Associate Professor in the Computer Forensics […]

SPIA Students tour Congress and Visit Senator Tim Kaine’s Office

SPIA Students tour Congress and Visit Senator Tim Kaine’s Office

  On Friday, October 13 SPIA Students toured the Capitol, sat at the U.S. House of Representatives and visited the offices of Senator Tim Kaine where they met with his legislative corespondents, Ms. Portia Boon and Andrew Kalaris. Our next tour will be the United Nations headquarters in New York City in early November.

ICCT Speaker: Kari Larsen

ICCT Speaker: Kari Larsen

Kari Larsen Counsel Reed Smith LLP Ms. Kari Larsen will be speaking at the ICCT on November 3rd. The title of her talk is: Blockchain/ICOs: Implications in the IT world. Kari is an expert on digital/cyber issues, primarily cutting-edge matters dealing with blockchain and cryptocurrency. Her presentation is on blockchain, Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), the […]

- October 14, 2017

Practicing Nonviolent Communication

Practicing Nonviolent Communication

Join us for our next Voices from the Field Speaker Series! Our guest speaker, Joy Peyton from the Center for Applied Linguistics will give a talk on Practicing Nonviolent Communication: Speaking the language of peace. An audio preview of the talk is available here: https://goo.gl/hqYrFY A brief abstract is below: Many of us are interested […]

Proposal Submissions Being Accepted For 2018 CLLC

Proposal Submissions Being Accepted For 2018 CLLC

The organizers of CLLC 2018 are now accepting submissions for the 2018 Conference on Language, Learning, and Culture! Making Research Matter: Motivated Inquiry for Actionable Insights Proposal Submission Deadline: December 4, 2017 Conference Dates:April 6-7, 2018m Location: Village Drive Room 101, 4401 Village Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030 Call for Proposals and Guidelines: http://conference.viu.edu/cllc/content/call-for-proposals Registration: http://conference.viu.edu/cllc/content/registration In focusing on […]

- October 12, 2017

Prepping for National Day on Writing, 2017!

Prepping for National Day on Writing, 2017!

Who doesn’t write? From sending a text to drafting a novel, writing is part of our daily lives. In the spirit of writing, the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) commemorates every October 20 as the National Day on Writing. (Fun fact: The US Congress passed several laws that also officially commemorates this day, […]

Dr. Chakib Chraibi attended the DC DATACON

Dr. Chakib Chraibi attended the DC DATACON

The Dean of the School of Computer Information Systems, Dr. Chakib Chraibi, attended the 2017 DC DataCon held in the Marvin Center at the George Washington University on October 3 – 4. DC DATACON seeks to inspire conversation on the direction Data Science will take in years to come and bring together nearly 1,000 stakeholders in the […]

Success Tips for Avoiding Legal Issues

Success Tips for Avoiding Legal Issues

Dr. Newell shares her thoughts on why law and ethics are important for any career in business and what can be done to avoid legal issues throughout a career. Critical thinking and creative problem solving are a few key skills law school graduates bring to the table that can easily segue into any career field. […]

- October 10, 2017

Thoughts on Finance

Thoughts on Finance

Dr. Taemin Cha shares his thoughts on finance. Students who are interested in majoring in finance at college would often find themselves wondering what finance is about and where majoring finance would lead them in the future. I, as a Ph.D. student, had often asked the same questions myself during my graduate studies. The answers […]