Brant Faulkner, second year Gies MBA student, has no problem admitting that his career path has been “unique.” That experience, though, provides him with a distinctive perspective that he is building upon as he achieves new goals. For this reason, among many … Continued
Fulbright grant recipient and Gies College of Business graduate Dan Santos ’17 ACCY & BA sees himself in the students he teaches in Malaysia. “I’ve felt a special connection to their ambition and drive to succeed in the midst of … Continued
Turning reclaimed ocean plastic into prosthetics seemed like a perfect idea for Chris Moriarity. Enrolling into University of Illinois’ online iMBA program (iMBA) in Gies College of Business has helped him streamline the nonprofit he founded on Earth Day—The Million … Continued
Ron Lewis ’17 FIN would gladly change the world without anyone ever knowing his name. But through his actions to help others, the 23-year-old Lewis has certainly made a name for himself. Lewis, a Gies College of Business graduate and … Continued
iMBA student Chris Moriarty and his wife, Laura, recently acted upon their inspiration when they created a nonprofit called the Million Waves Project. Their effort takes littered plastics from the beaches for use in the creation of prosthetics. Living on … Continued
Congratulations to Jessen Hobson and our former doctoral student Steph Grant. Their paper co-authored with Brooke Elliott titled “Trader Participation in Disclosure: Implications of Interactions with Management” has been accepted to be presented at the 2018 Contemporary Accounting Research Conference.
On March 20, day 5 of their Spring Break trip to Israel, 35 students from Gies College of Business and six chaperones and staff rode a bus into a small Bedouin village of Lakiya in the Negev desert of southern … Continued
Kevin Jackson and Michael Donohoe from Gies College of Business earned awards during the Illinois CPA Society’s (ICPAS) annual Leadership Recognition Dinner in Chicago on June 14. Making a difference in diversity; encouraged by others’ commitment Jackson, Associate Professor of … Continued
Congratulations to David Godsell. His manuscript titled, “Product Market Effects of IFRS Adoption”, has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy. It is co-authored with Jimmy Downes of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Vanessa Flagmeier … Continued
Congratulations to Gerlando Lima. His paper entitled “The Effect of National Culture on the Relationship between IFRS Adoption and Cost of Equity Capital,” has been accepted for publication in the Journal of International Accounting Research.