November 2002  

Making Auditors Accountable to Shareholders
Research Review: A Shareholder's Board of Trustees (SBT) is proposed as a solution to accounting fraud by Accountancy Professor A. Rashad Abdel-khalik.

Motorola Targets Class of 2003 with Specialized Website
Morotola is vying for the attention of College of Business seniors with a targeted website that features "Ask a Motorolan" where current students can get in touch with an Illini now working at Motorola.

Three Entrepreneurs Focus of CED seminar
The Center for Entrepreneural Development (CED) hosted three businessmen for a round-table discussion of what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur.

At a Crossroads
College of Business students have multiple opportunities to learn about college majors before they have to state their choice.

International Topics Featured at Round Table
International understanding and competitiveness were the subject matter for a recent College-sponsored Round Table in Chicago.

Gambling on Casino Expansion
Economics Professor Earl Grinols recently presented to officials in Maine the results of his research on the economic and social costs of establishing casinos. Midwest studies confirm that casinos in Maine would lead to casinos in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.
Link to Bangor Daily News online article
Link to Portland Press Herald online article

NYT Cites Economics Faculty Member's Research
Economics Professor Daniel Bernhardt's research into stock purchases and the significance of timing was recently highlighted in theNew York Times.

Faculty Research Noted in WSJ and NYT
Research on reverse stock splits by David Ikenberry and a Georgetown University colleague was featured in both the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times.

Finance Faculty Member Named to Expert Panel
Jeffrey Brown, assistant professor of finance, was named to an expert panel that will examine retirement payout policies under possible retirement reform.

Illinois MBA Preview Saturday
Prospective MBA students met with current students, faculty, and staff and experienced Illinois hospitality recently as they attended Preview Saturday. They capped off their day with the Illinois-OSU football game.

College Undergraduate Score at Deloitte & Touche Regional Tax Challenge
A team of four undergraduates survived the challenge when they advanced to the national competition in Deloitte & Touche's first national case study competition, sponsored by the Deloitte Foundation.,1639,sid=2283&cid=7149,00.html

Lecturer Addresses Evolution of Personal Ethics
Jeffrey Wigand, famous as "The Insider," offered his insights and observations about ethics and personal choice when presenting the Myron Wang Lecture recently.

Assistant Professor's Dissertation Honored
Glenn Hoetker, assistant professor in busines administration, was recently honored with a dissertation research award.

Accountancy PhD Receives Dissertation Honor
Kin-Yew Low, a recent PhD graduate in the Department of Accountancy, won the 2003 Outstanding Auditing Dissertation Award.

College Alumni Contribute to Veterans Memorial Initiative
On November 16th, the campus unveiled a long-promised memorial to veterans. Some College of Business alumni helped make the dream a reality.

Get in Touch. Keep in Touch
The University of Illinois Alumni Association has announced the availability of a new online to connect with alumni as well as keep in touch.

Basketball at the United Center!
The Commerce Alumni Association invites you to a pre-game brunch and the Illinois vs. Temple basketball game on December 14.

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