Three interdisciplinary teams from the University of Illinois leave
for the Big Apple this weekend to compete in the Carrot Capital
Business Plan Challenge. Each team consisted of a business owner
or entrepreneur and several students who collaborated to develop
a business plan.
The Julian Simon Memorial Dedication Symposium held in late April
featured speakers from across the nation and a dedication ceremony
that honored Simon, a renowned economist. The dedication acknowledged
creation of the Julian Simon Memorial Faculty Scholar Endowment
that will support a junior faculty member in the college.
education is a good investment - but how do you pay for it?
Many students work long hours to finance their education. The recently
released PIRG report on higher education costs makes a case for
increased scholarship support. "At What Cost? The Price That
Working Students Pay For A College Education" was prepared
by The State PIRGs' Higher Education Project and is available online.
You can help provide scholarship support for CBA students by using
the secure site below.
gather for panel discussion
MBA Alumni Association members and other Chicago-area graduates
met at the University Club recently to hear a panel discuss the
impact of financial reporting on investor confidence. See if any
of your former classmates attended.
CEO visits college
The Chairman and CEO of Ocean Energy visited the college earlier
this month as an Executive-in-Residence. In an interview, he reveals
that negotiating mergers is in his blood.
magazine being developed
The Communications Office is developing a new magazine to bring
you college news and alumni updates. What should we call the magazine?
Ideas are welcome. Please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Luncheon held in Chicago
If you couldn't make the 42nd Annual Spring Luncheon held in early
April, you can experience some of the event online.