Yearly Archives: 2012

The past, present, and future of accounting and investor relations

In little over an hour on a recent Thursday afternoon at Deloitte Auditorium, accounting students were afforded a look back at the past, an analysis of the present, and a glimpse into the future of the world of accounting and investor relations.

Third Annual Partners in Business Ethics Conference

Hosted by the College of Business, the Center for Professional Responsibility in Business and Society, BP, and Deloitte, the conference is one of several alumni events held in Chicago.

Paper Presentation – William Wright

Bill Wright’s paper entitled “Client Business Models, Process and Entity Business Risks and the Risk of Material Misstatement of Revenue” has been accepted for presentation at the American Accounting Association Auditing Section Meeting in New Orleans.

Understanding – and Controlling – Risk

By Tom Hanlon “Whether you aim to be a CEO, a CFO, or an auditor,” said Thomas Duffy, “The dialogue that you will have every day will center around risk. You will always be thinking about risk.” Duffy, the national … Continued

Key Lessons in Life and in Leadership

Tim Ryan never planned to be an accountant. In fact, he never planned to go to college. No one else in his family had. He could have easily stayed at the supermarket where his mother worked as a part-time cashier, and where his brother and sister worked. But he decided to try college. He took a risk. And he felt completely like a fish out of water.

Business and the Morrill Act at 150

The growth of colleges of business on campuses like ILLINOIS ultimately became part of the globalizing vision that originally produced Lincoln’s Morrill Act.