White Paper Reviews Performance of Institutional Review Boards MIchael Pratt.

Michael Pratt, associate professor of business administration, was part of a cross-colleges team of faculty who studied the system designed to protect human subjects involved in medical and behavioral research. An editorial in the journal Science highlights their conclusions about the efficacy of IRBs. More»

June 2006

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CIBER Funding Continued

The Center for International Business Education and Research has been funded for the period 2006-2010. The award from the US Department of Education supports a variety of initiatives that train future business leaders to compete in the global marketplace. More»

Cele Otnes.Perfection Helps Explain "Bridezilla" Syndrome

The pursuit of perfect is probably behind the personality change some brides undergo while planning their big day. Cele Otnes, professor of marketing and the author of Cinderella Dreams: The Allure of the Lavish Wedding, explains. More»


Warsaw MBA Highly Ranked in Poland

The College's joint MBA program with Warsaw University was recently ranked #1 by an influential Polish publication. More»

The Hidden Cost of Medicaid

A study by Department of Finance Associate Professor Jeff Brown that analyzed Medicaid purchases by seniors was cited in a recent article in Budget & Tax News. More»

Urbana Campus Launches UI Mobile

Attention Treo and Blackberry owners! The new campus mobile website gives you access to Urbana web resources including news, weather, and the most frequently accessed site on the campus, the people look-up page. More»


Allen Poteshman.Poteshman Honored

Finance's Allen Poteshman received an award and was named an associate editor of an academic journal this month. More»


Irwin Fellowships Announced

Seven PhD students in the College of Business have been named recipients of Irwin Fellowships. More»

2006 Bechtel Award to Meerdink

Lois Meerdink was awarded the 2006 Bechtel Award earlier this month. More»

2nd Tuesdays         Homecoming 2006
  • Second Tuesdays, Chicago, July 11 [For more info]
  • Kane County Cougars Baseball Game, Geneva, IL, July 30 [For more info]
  • Subsistence Marketplace Conference, Chicago, August 2-4 [For more info]
  • Second Tuesdays, Chicago, August 8 [For more info]
  • Second Tuesdays, Chicago, September 12 [For more info]
  • Business Leadership Roundtable: Executive Compensation, Chicago, September 20 [For more info]
  • Homecoming Tent Party, Champaign, October 7
  • Chancellor's Conference on Russia * Business * Politics: Challenges and Opportunities, Chicago, October 12 & 13 [For more info]



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