Yearly Archives: 2016

University of Illinois Hosts ALPFA Regional Student Symposium

On October 1, 2016, the University of Illinois student chapter of the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) welcomed more than 250 participants from 20 different colleges and universities to the Business Instructional Facility on the University of Illinois … Continued

Paper Acceptance – Oktay Urcan

Oktay Urcan’s paper, “Why Does Aggregate Earnings Growth Reflect Information about Future Inflation?” with Lakshmanan Shivakumar (London Business School) has been accepted for publication in The Accounting Review.

Deans’ Classroom Dedication

On October 29, 2016, a ceremony was held in the Business Instructional Facility Commons to dedicate a new classroom that honors the legacy of former deans of the College of Business. Funds to endow this classroom were provided by the … Continued

2016 PwC Challenge Winners Announced

University of Illinois Case Competition Teams took the top 3 spots at the annual PwC Challenge Case Competition Monday, October 31. This year’s competition included a record number 33 teams. Greg Davis is the faculty organizer/mentor. 1st Place – Average Joes … Continued

Paper Acceptance – Ciao-Wei Chen

Ciao-Wei Chen’s paper, “Financial Statement Comparability and the Efficiency of Acquisition Decisions,” with Richard Mergenthaler, Dan Collins, and Todd Kravet is forthcoming in Contemporary Accounting Research.