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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

Accountancy Grad Programs Achieve STEM Designation

The graduate programs in the Department of Accountancy have recently received a STEM designation from the Illinois Board of Higher Education. STEM refers to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Being designation as STEM degree programs reflects a recognition of the … Continued

Gies Business students get onsite tips from the ‘startup nation’

“Israel is well-known as the ‘Startup Nation’ and its prominence in international business cannot be ignored,” said Jeffrey R. Brown, dean of the Gies College of Business. “Israel’s well-established reputation for innovation in technology and agriculture makes it a natural … Continued

Williams Receives Outstanding Auditing Dissertation Award

“In our line of work, rarely do you hear ‘Good job,’” said Accountancy Assistant Professor Devin Williams. “At best, you get a ‘revise and resubmit’ from an academic journal.” But, occasionally, professors do receive positive recognition and feedback for hard … Continued

Nicholas Dopuch, 1929-2018

Gies College of Business alumnus Nicholas Dopuch ’59 MSA, ’61 PhD ACCY passed away on February 4, 2018. He was 88. He was a professor emeritus of Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis. Throughout his career, he … Continued