Motorola's Strobel Delivers Personal Message During Hallene Lecture

Developing your personal toolbox to benefit yourself and your company was Steven Strobel's theme during his Hallene Lecture, sponsored by the Hoeft Technology & Management Program. Strobel '80 advocated becoming a "preferred employee." More»

March 2006

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The Dean's Note

In one month, a milestone event will take place on the Urbana campus. More»

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A Minute With David Ikenberry

The growing influence of activist shareholders is the subject of a Q & A with David Ikenberry, professor of finance, whose research focuses on issues related to stock market returns. More»

Brown Warns About Future of Social Security

While the Bush administration’s efforts to change Social Security have faltered, the ticking time bomb of a revenue shortfall has not gone away, says Jeffrey Brown, associate professor of finance. More»

Business Plan Competition Expands, Includes Social Division

The sixth annual Cozad Business Plan competition drew teams of students, faculty, and subject experts from across the campus, all competing for over $50,000 in prize money. More»

Record Applications for Illinois, College of Business

Joining the Illinois undergraduate family is getting harder. A record number of applicants and holistic evaluation of credentials means the competition is fierce for students who are considering the Urbana campus.
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Business Certificate Program Sees Surge in Enrollment

Interest in an innovative program that provides non-business students with an understanding of business fundamentals has exceeded expectations. More»

Preparation for International Career Varies

Not all international careers are the same. Similarly, the preparation for an international career is different depending on which sector -- corporate, non-profit, government, and entrepreneur -- attracts a student. More»

IBC Institute

Some of tomorrow’s corporate leaders will be gathering in Chicago on April 7, 2006, for Institute, a conference targeting top MBA students from across the country who have an interest in consulting. More»

Poland Study Trip Opens Eyes

MBA students studied in Poland during the winter break. Being outside the US and in a markedly different business, economic, and social enironment had a strong impact on the students. More»

MBA scholarship for vets

The College's MBA programs are partnering with the Illinois Veteran Grant program to offer tuition to returning veterans. More»


Spring Luncheon Honors Alumni, Teachers

Almost 600 Illini converged in Chicago earlier this month for the 46th annual Spring Luncheon honoring outstanding teachers and loyal College of Business alumni. More»

Internship Leads to Career

Bryant Evans had a summer internship with Cozad Asset Management in Champaign while he was a student. Now he's a portfolio manager and a member of the firm's executive committee. More»




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