Shop Talk: Prestigious Speakers Enhance Education

Conversations with business leaders, many of whom are alumni, provide an opportunity for College of Business students to learn from leaders who inspire while they teach. MORE


Convocation Ceremonies

Three convocation ceremonies earlier this month launched the Class of 2005. College convocation speaker Matthew Paull '75 paid tribute to his former colleague, James Cantalupo '66, who was CEO of McDonald's Corp. when he died unexpectedly in 2003.
Alan Feldman '74 MBA '76, CEO of Midas, offered his thoughts to MBA graduates. Success and happiness, he said, come from passion, pride, and people.

Ruth Aguilera.National Corporate Governance, Global Strategies

The impact of local constraints on the global strategies of corporations is the focus of a Financial Times article by Ruth V. Aguilera, assistant professor of business administration. MORE

Rajshree Agarwal.Financial Times Features Agarwal Research

People leaving larger companies in the same sector started 25% of the new businesses in that sector, according to data from Rajshree Agarwal. MORE


Savings Behavior, Savings Options Jeff Brown.

Associate Professor Jeff Brown studies savings behavior as well as the vehicles we select when saving our money. Retirement savings options are in the news frequently and Brown's research is often quoted. MORE

Data on Medicaid Coverage for Long-term Care

Jeff Brown and colleague Amy Finkelstein report that many of the benefits from private, long-term insurance are redundant with Medicaid. MORE

Bell Final Speaker in Accountancy Lyceum SeriesTimothy Bell.

Auditing in the new century. According to Timothy Bell of KPMG, the new century brings heightened business complexity, greater auditor risk, and additional demands for increased transparence and integrity. MORE

Wharton's Sidney Winter on "Viewshed"

A distinctive viewpoint can give an entrepreneur the ability to visualize the unimagined and move the unimagined from concept to reality. Visiting lecturer Sidney Winter explains. MORE

Positive Response for Part-time Evening MBA

Regional professionals are interested in learning more about the College's new part-time evening MBA for working professionals. If you're thinking about applying to the program, add your name to the mailing list. MORE

Career Services Accepts Gift

Business Career Services received a $7,500 donation recently from Pasquinelli to enhance programs and services. MORE

Winning Design

The new College website design won an Urbana campus web award this month. MORE


Advising Team Makes a Difference

Advisors in the Office of Undergraduate Affairs create an atmosphere of success by empowering students to be purposeful decision-makers. MORE

Alumni Highlight: Tom Trail

Building your skills leads to more opportunity. Tom Trail of Bank of America talks about how his skills helped him move ahead. MORE

After Work Get-Together

More than 60 alumni attended the April monthly get-together in Chicago. Check the calendar (below) for the details about the June event.MORE


June 14: After Work Get Together in Chicago

A happy hour networking event will be held on June 14 in the Rosebud Theatre District restaurant, 70 West Madison, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. All College of Business alumni are welcome. RSVP to Alumni Affairs by May 5.

June 2, 21, 22, 23: EMBA Information Session in Chicago

Learn more about the Executive MBA program and meet current students, alumni, faculty, and staff at these information sessions. MORE

July 12: "GMAT 101" Information Session in Champaign

If you're thinking about the new part-time evening MBA program, you'll want to learn more about the Graduate Management Admissions Test. Sign up for the mailing list to receive additional information about GMAT 101.

July 19: Part-time Evening MBA Information Session in Champaign

Interested in the new part-time evening MBA program? Sign up for the mailing list to receive additional information about this July information session.

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