Yearly Archives: 2012

Play to Extinction (Video)

John Kindt, professor emeritus of business administration, relates the insights of the The US National Gambling Impact Study Commission.

Billions of Dollars Owed by Gambling Interests

John Kindt, professor of business administration, argues Illinois needs to collect money from gambling interests before attacking benefits owed to public servants.

Ghosh Interview: University Pension Plan (Audio)

Avijit Ghosh, professor of business administration, explains a proposal that he and Finance Professor Jeffrey Brown recently authored. The proposal would change how the State Universities Retirement System operates.

Time to Act on the State Universities Retirement System

Business Professors Avijit Ghosh, Jeffrey Brown, and Scott Weisbenner, and a colleague from Northern Illinois University, published a reform proposal for SURS that incentivizes the acceptance of lower benefits.

Kindt Recommends Faculty Voice Concerns Now

John Kindt, professor emeritus of business administration and chair of the faculty and academic staff benefits committee, recommended UIUC Senate Executive Committee members express their concerns to decision-makers before the Illinois General Assembly meets in January.

Destructive Influence on Campus

John Kindt, professor emeritus of business administration, responds to a DI report on the addition of video gambling at the Clybourne.

Why Coffee Shops Spur Creativity

Research by Ravi Mehta is referenced in this story to help readers understand how ambient sounds affect creative cognition.