Attention Chicago Businesses!
Look to the Future and Host an Intern

Today's intern could be tomorrow's staff member. Chicago-area businesses are invited to attend a breakfast meeting to learn how they can host a College of Business intern. The January 13 breakfast is in the Illini Center. MORE»

Jeff Brown.Brown Confirmation Hearing Held

Associate Professor Jeff Brown traveled to Washington, DC, earlier this month for his Senate confirmation hearing for a post on the Social Security Advisory Board. MORE

Four Investment Principles

Four investment principles will focus your decision-making and help you retire with a larger nest egg. Assistant Professor of Finance Scott Weisbenner summarized his thoughts for a TIAA-CREF magazine. MORE

Academy Entreprenurial Database Establishes a Baseline

A database developed by staff in the Academy for Entreprenurial Leadership is a portal for research literature in the field of entrepreneurship. MORE

Credit Suisse Analyst Offers Career Advice to MSF Students

The hours are long and the work is challenging. The financial rewards are great but turnover is high. Such is the life of a financial analyst. Tim Opler shared insights with MSF students in November. MORE

December Convocation Celebrates Graduates

Convocation in the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts was an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of December graduates. MORE

Meet College of Business Graduate Students

Graduate students in the College of Business are attracted by the rigorous and dynamic curricula and distinguished faculty. Read about a few current students and learn what attracted them to Illinois. MORE

Legacy Campaign Launched at Student Appreciation Day

Hot drinks and lots of cookies were featured at Student Appreciation Day, held at the end of the semester. Members of the senior class were on hand to talk about plans for the first legacy gift from a graduating class. MORE


Amanda Kramer.Amanda Kramer Named Student Convocation Speaker
Marketing major and 2005 graduate Amanda Kramer delivered the student address at the December convocation ceremony. MORE

Alumni Highlight: Misha Dutt
Misha Dutt, a treasury management sales analyst for Bank of America, is an advocate for networking. MORE


Join your fellow alumni at a Second Tuesday event!Jan 10: Second Tuesdays in Chicago
Visit with old friends, meet new, and network at the monthly Second Tuesday.

Jan 13: Internship Breakfast in Chicago
Learn more about hosting an intern by attending the internship breakfast at the Illini Center.

Jan 28: Basketball Viewing Party in Chicago
Watch the Illini take on Purdue!

Feb 7: Development Roundtable in Chicago
Dean Avijit Ghosh will speak on defining excellence in business education. Contact Deanna Dale for more information.

Feb 22: LaSalle Bank Photography Exhibit in Chicago
Join alumni for a curator's tour of the LaSalle Bank Photography Exhibit.

Feb 23: UIAA A Illini of the Year Awards in Chicago
Howard Engle '72 is a 2006 Illini of the Year award winner. The dinner honoring the recipients will be held at the University Club.

March 3: Spring Luncheon in Chicago
The 46th annual Spring Luncheon will be held at Hyatt Regency.

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December 2005

Avijit Ghosh, College of Business dean.


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