Yearly Archives: 2018

Nine Illinois Gies faculty receive Dean’s Impact Awards

Nine exceptional faculty members at the University of Illinois’ Gies College of Business have been named recipients of the 2018-19 Dean’s Impact Award. The award recognizes outstanding faculty for their contributions to the College. “I am proud to recognize these … Continued

Gies One-Year Naming Anniversary

  Larry Gies admits he wasn’t always comfortable with the idea of putting his name on the College of Business at the University of Illinois. “I always believe in team first,” said Gies. “A leader always puts the team ahead … Continued

A purpose-driven undergraduate experience

Every semester for the last 14 years, Kevin Jackson has welcomed new students to his Illinois accountancy classroom. But this semester, as the new Associate Dean of Undergraduate Affairs, he’s welcoming many more new students—634 freshmen in fact–and working to … Continued

Gies grad Scott Becker stars in the world of law and media

Twenty-five years ago, Scott Becker, ACCY, FIN ’86, never thought his companies would be leading events featuring Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Theo Epstein, and Katie Couric. But with a foundation from Gies College of Business, Becker has done just … Continued

Paper Acceptance-Kirsten Fanning and Tim Brown

Congratulations to Kirsten Fanning and Tim Brown! Their paper entitled, “The Joint Effects of Internal Auditors’ Approach and Persuasion Tactics on Managers’ Responses to Internal Audit Advice”, has been accepted for publication in the July 2019 issue of The Accounting Review.

Paper Acceptance-Michelle Hutchens

Congratulations to Michelle Hutchens.  Her paper, “The Pricing and Performance of Supercharged IPOs”, with Alex Edwards (University of Toronto) and Sonja Rego (Indiana University), has been conditionally accepted at The Accounting Review.