College Of Business

Million Waves Project could soon produce 1,000 prosthetics a week

The Million Waves Project, founded by University of Illinois online MBA (iMBA) student Chris Moriarity, has gained international notoriety since it launched on Earth Day. Now the nonprofit, which transforms discarded ocean plastic into 3D-printed prosthetic hands for people around … 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

No missed opportunity

iVenture student Amaury Saulsberry perfect fit to introduce President Obama   When Amaury Saulsberry—now a sophomore in the School of Art & Design and iVenture Accelerator participant—used to walk down the streets near his home on the South Side of … Continued

Hurricane victims face long, uncertain road to recovery

Families displaced by Hurricane Florence will face “months and months” of financial hardship, according to Gies College of Business finance professor Tatyana Deryugina. Deryugina, an expert on natural disasters and their financial impacts on families, emphasized that even after the … Continued