Monthly Archives: August 2018

Bringing cloud computing to data analytics

Data analytics are increasingly important to businesses. It is therefore important that students in the Gies College of Business MBA program have a strong grasp of this area. The ability to make smart business decisions based on an analysis of … 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

Empathy sums up the seventh Subsistence Marketplace Conference

In its August-September edition, Central Illinois Business captured the essence of Madhu Viswanathan’s seventh Subsistence Marketplace Conference, which took place from June 22-24 at the I Hotel in Champaign. The professor of Business Administration and Diane & Steven N. Miller … 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

The sky’s the limit for Finance alumna Stephanie Cohen

The list of achievements next to Stephanie Cohen’s, ’99 FIN, name can be rivaled by very few at Goldman Sachs, and, according to Crain’s Chicago Business, she is just getting started. The publication recently detailed her ascent at the multinational … Continued