MARCH 2005  

Deloitte Launches Campaign
A five-year campaign to raise funds for the Deloitte Auditorium in the proposed College of Business instructional facility was launched by Deloitte this month at an event in Chicago. The Deloitte Foundation will double-match gifts to the campaign. Read more>>

Louis Chan, Hoeft Professor.Louis Chan is Hoeft Professor
The investiture ceremony naming Louis Chan as Hoeft Professor was held on March 17. Chan is a professor in the Department of Finance. Read more>>


Ira Solomon, professor of accountancy.Increased Attention on Computer Systems
Is an increased interest in computer systems a result of the 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley Act? Ira Solomon, professor of accountancy, says SOX doesn't mandate information security. Read more>>

Retiring Boomers

Assistant Professor of Finance Josh Pollet's research suggests that individual baby boom investors and institutions alike should look more than five years ahead when assessing their investments. Read more>>

Don Delves, The Delves Group.Executive Compensation Focus of MSF Guest Lecturer

Don Delves wants to reform executive compensation. His recent guest lecture to MSF students was thought provoking. Read more>>


Food Ambiance Affects Your Eating
How much do your surroundings impact your eating? Surprising (or perhaps not!) details from Business Administration Professor Brian Wansink's consumer research. Read more>>

On the Road: Brown Participates in Conversations
Assistant Professor of Finance Jeff Brown has accompanied President Bush on several of his trips around the country to have conversations on Social Security. Read more>>
Possible pitfalls in personal Social Security accounts? Read more>>

College of Business Dean Avijit Ghosh.Impact on Illinois: Dean Comments

Dean Ghosh comments on the College's impact on Illinois in an interview you can hear this summer if you travel. Read more>>


Research Design Book Published

Business Administration faculty member Madhu Viswanathan recently published his first book on measurement error and research design. Read more>>

Grace Under Pressure  

Two case competition students in CA.Tackling a case problem in a competitive situation might not be everyone's idea of fun but College of Business students eagerly accept the challenge. Sometimes they stay on campus for the competition and sometimes they get to travel. Read more>>

 Desktop Wallpapers
One of the wallpaper options!Looking for a new wallpaper for your laptop? Interested in showing your Illinois allegiance? Seven UI-themed desktop wallpapers are available -- free -- for PC and Mac users. Read more>>

Illini Picked by Futures Traders
If you're following the fortunes of the Fighting Illini during March Madness, you might be interested in what the futures traders at have to say about the odds. Read more>>

Perspectives, Spring 2005. Perspectives

The spring 2005 issue of Perspectives is online. Read more>>

Award winning instructors.  Talented Teachers, Award Winners All
Three teachers in the College -- two faculty and one TA -- are recently announced award winners for their teaching. Read about a teaching strategy they share. Read more>>

Alumni Profile: Nate Hobaugh

Financial planner Nate Hobaugh is a classic example of a good fit when recruiting. He's been with MetLife since he graduated with his MBA in 1985, the result of campus recruiting. Read more>>

April 8: Spring Luncheon in Chicago
The College of Business Alumni Association hosts the annual Spring Luncheon in Chicago on April 8. The keynote speaker is Avy Stein, Managing Partner, Willis Stein & Partners, LLC. Date: April 8, 2005. Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.. Location: Fairmont Hotel, International Ballroom, 900 N. Columbus Dr., Chicago.

April 16: Information Session for Part-time Evening MBA Program
Attend the Saturday information session and see if the new part-time, evening MBA for Working Professionals on campus is for you. The session will be held in the Architecture Building on 608 East Lorado Taft Drive in Champaign on April 16 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. Read the press release about the program>>

May 10: Roundtable in Chicago
Contact the Development Office at 217-333-6434 for information about the Roundtable speaker. The location is the Illini Center at 200 S. Wacker Drive.

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