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Press Release


February 7, 2008

(Albuquerque, NM) Joni Young, Chair of the Accounting Department at the Anderson School of Management, has been invited to join a new research group at Cardiff Business School. Cardiff, known for being one of the leading business schools within the United Kingdom, has a global reputation for research, teaching and learning.
Young will act as an advisor on an international board of leading academics in interdisciplinary research. Her expert advice will be invaluable to the success of the group.
Young has also been invited to make presentations and hold seminars at Manchester Business School, U.K. in May and will attend a research colloquium at the University of Wollongong, Australia in July.
Howard Kraye, Marketing Professor at the UNM Anderson School of Management, will be one of the featured speakers at the Heritage Hotels and Resorts annual management meeting in Las Cruces on Friday, February 8.
His talk "Robotic vs. Personalized Service," will give senior managers ideas on how to make their service more customized and less robotic. Kraye will focus on how to deal with guests of different age groups and how hotel workers can individualize the services they offer.
The meeting will mark the grand opening of the Encanto Resort and Hotel, the first full service luxury resort in Las Cruces.


The Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico is dedicated to excellence in professional management education. At the Anderson School, faculty, staff, and students are committed to shaping the intellect and character of the next generation of business leaders, advancing the knowledge and practice of management, promoting economic development, and building a vibrant intellectual community that serves the highest and best interests of all our stakeholders.

The School was founded in 1947 and now offers more than a dozen concentrations at the BBA and MBA levels and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in the top 20% of business schools in the nation. The School is funded by the State of New Mexico and further support is generated by The Anderson School of Management Foundation. For more information, the public can visit, email, or call (505) 277-6471.