Monthly Archives: November 2018

Quade excelling on the court, in the classroom

Ahead of NCAA Tournament, Gies Business junior relishes entire experience   Being a student-athlete isn’t easy. Just ask Jackie Quade. “It’s a lot. It’s very busy, and there are not very many days off,” Quade said. Now imagine being a … Continued

Student-led startup tackling key social issues

A student-led startup at the University of Illinois’ Gies College of Business is tackling an important social issue head-on. YouMatter Studios, which will celebrate its two-year anniversary on Jan. 1, 2019, is producing a virtual reality film to address relations … Continued

Rindfleisch lends perspective to WalletHub on holiday shopping

Aric Rindfleisch, Professor of Business Administration and John M. Jones Professor of Marketing at Gies College of Business offered his insights to WalletHub on their 2018 Holiday Shopping Survey. Six in 10 people surveyed said they are better off financially … Continued

Nine Illinois Gies faculty receive Dean’s Impact Awards

Nine exceptional faculty members at the University of Illinois’ Gies College of Business have been named recipients of the 2018-19 Dean’s Impact Award. The award recognizes outstanding faculty for their contributions to the College. “I am proud to recognize these … Continued

Living their best business life

Last year, as a freshman, Patrick Potter wanted to feel like an Illini. The enchantment of starting college appealed to him. Potter looked forward to learning the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus. He wanted to spend warm days on the … Continued