“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
Yearly Archives: 2014
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
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.
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.
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
Kelly and Michael McHugh are about to take their sibling rivalry to the next level. On November 7–8, the accountancy seniors—and fraternal twins—are heading up two teams to compete in this year’s regional Deloitte FanTAXtic case competition in Chicago. The … Continued
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.