College Of Business

Larry Gies urges 2018 graduates to “Find your why”

The 2018 Convocation of Gies College of Business was a time to celebrate the success and accomplishments of the 1,824 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree recipients who participated in the ceremony. Included among that graduating class were 32 members of … Continued

Senior Jason Ho receives Boren Scholarship

University of Illinois seniors Jason Ho and Gabriel Wacks are among 221 nationwide recipients of David L. Boren Scholarships awarded by the National Security Education Program. The program enables undergraduate students to add important international and language components to their … Continued

Alumni named to Crain’s 20 In Their 20s

Dan Klein and Lucas Frye have been named to the 2018 Crain’s Chicago Business 20 In Their 20s.   Dan Klein Dan Klein remembers the day he decided to start a company: Feb. 24, 2009. Sitting in a teahouse in … Continued

Fulbright Scholar Rachel Jacoby Will Teach in Malaysia

Graduating senior and new Fulbright Scholar Rachel Jacoby ’18 ACCY/BA views her business education much differently than when she first arrived on the University of Illinois campus. Then, she was expecting to travel along a fairly conventional course. “When I … Continued

Entrepreneurs Support Gies Business Entrepreneurial Program

Bruce N. Barron and The REAM Foundation have committed $5 million to Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. The contribution will directly support one of the College’s major initiatives, entrepreneurship, as it is designated for … Continued