Yearly Archives: 2014

Brad Oltmanns ’79 helps kick off the College’s Centennial

  “The College of Business experience transformed our lives in many ways.” Alumnus Brad Oltmanns’ remark set the tone for the College of Business’s Centennial Kickoff, held Friday, October 24. That night, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends gathered in the … Continued

The Attributes of a Leader – Lyceum Speaker Rod Adams

By Tom Hanlon Rod Adams knows a bit about leadership. As PricewaterhouseCooper’s US Recruitment Leader, he is responsible for the team that is hiring more than 15,000 professionals and interns over the next year. He has spent all 19 of … Continued

Paper Acceptance – A. Rashad Abdel-khalik

A. Rashad Abdel-khalik’s paper with Po-Chang Chen (Illinois PhD) titled “Growth in Financial Derivatives:  The Public Policy and Accounting Incentives,” has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy.

Paper Acceptance – Jeremy Lill

Jeremy Lill’s paper “Performance Target Revisions in Incentive Contracts: Do Information and Trust Reduce Ratcheting and the Ratchet Effect?” co-authored with Jasmijn Bol of Tulane University has been accepted for publication at The Accounting Review.

PwC Challenge Case Competition Finalist

Congratulations to the University of Illinois Challenge Case Competition finalist, Team Ignite, and to all teams that participated.  The members of Team Ignite are Filip Bojanic, Zachary Furlett, Tatiana Moten, Obiamaka Onwuta, and Grant Yi.  They will compete in the … Continued

Paper Acceptance – Michael Donohoe

Michael Donohoe’s paper, The Economic Effects of Financial Derivatives on Corporate Tax Avoidance, was accepted for publication in the Journal of Accounting and Economics.