Yearly Archives: 2018

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.

Paper Acceptance-Michael Donohoe

Congratulations to Michael Donohoe.  His paper, “The effects of competition from S corporations on the organizational form choice of rival C corporations” with Petro Lisowsky (Boston University) and Michael Mayberry (University of Florida), has been accepted for publication in Contemporary … Continued

Paper Acceptance-Fei Du

Congratulations to Fei Du.  Her paper, “Deviant versus Aspirational Risk Taking: The Effects of Performance Feedback on Bribery Expenditure and R&D Intensity” with co-authors are Dean Xu at Monash University and Kevin Zhou at University of Hong Kong, has been … Continued

MakerGirl thrives and expands to new heights

MakerGirl is making some major progress as it looks to impact young girls across the country. The nonprofit, which was founded by Gies College of Business students in 2014, allows college students to teach science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) … Continued

Yuxuan Tang is ready for his 48 hours of fame

Four University of Illinois students have been chosen to compete in Season 3 of Make 48, a televised national invention competition. Make 48 gives teams 48 hours to come up with an idea, create a prototype, and present their idea … Continued

Cortlon Cofield: Minding his business

Cortlon Cofield, ‘14 ACCY, was destined to stand out. After overcoming the death of both his parents while still in high school, this Gies College of Business alumnus found a way to push forward. Now, he has found a way … Continued

Paper Accepted for Presentation- Jessen Hobson and Steph Grant

Congratulations to Jessen Hobson and our former doctoral student Steph Grant.  Their paper co-authored with Brooke Elliott titled “Trader Participation in Disclosure: Implications of Interactions with Management” has been accepted to be presented at the 2018 Contemporary Accounting Research Conference.

Two awards recognize indelible influence of Gies faculty

Kevin Jackson and Michael Donohoe from Gies College of Business earned awards during the Illinois CPA Society’s (ICPAS) annual Leadership Recognition Dinner in Chicago on June 14. Making a difference in diversity; encouraged by others’ commitment Jackson, Associate Professor of … Continued