In the Spotlight: June 9, 2017

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  • The Sales Education Foundation recognized the W. A. Franke College of Business as one of the top universities for professional sales education. In April, this award was published in the SEF 2017 Annual magazine. The SEF recognizes universities for preparing students with successful careers in professional selling and helping to elevate the sales profession.
  • Bjorn Krondorfer, director of the Martin Springer Institute in the College of Arts and Letters, has been invited to serve on a steering committee to establish a network of higher education leaders in the field of the Holocaust, genocide and human rights. The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum will convene a Higher Education Leadership Summit Dec. 7-8 to bring together directors of holocaust and genocide studies centers and human rights centers to build a formal network of such centers that will enable the directors to share their knowledge about current research and pedagogical approaches, curricular challenges and programmatic resources. Krondorfer is one of 18 center directors on the steering committee.
  • Tobias Kreidl, a team lead with Information Technology Services, was a speaker on Citrix/IoT automation at the Expert-to-Expert Virtualization Conference in May. Kreidl attended Citrix Synergy 2017 in Orlando, where he participated in a fireside chat demo session with Internet of Things (IoT) experts, functioned as a fireside chat moderator for a session on education and took part as a panelist in the Education Industry Forum.