Yearly Archives: 2019

Sommerfeldt awarded 2019 Doctoral Fellowship in Accounting

Gies College of Business PhD student Ryan Sommerfeldt has received a prestigious 2019 Doctoral Fellowship in Accounting, presented by the Deloitte Foundation. The award comes with a $25,000 grant, and it is given to students who plan to pursue academic … Continued

Jacoby finds purpose teaching English in Malaysia

Channeling her grandfather’s journey to the United States from Nazi Germany, Rachel Jacoby said her opportunity as a Fulbright Scholar in Malaysia is her chance to give back to the world. Jacoby, a 2018 graduate of Gies College of Business … Continued

Gies Business creates role of Chief Disruption Officer

Robert Brunner will guide continued innovation at Gies Business Gies College of Business is proud to announce a move that will keep the College at the forefront of innovation in business education. Dean Jeffrey R. Brown has created a new … Continued

Creating an unmatched student experience at Gies Business

Inside Tim Reierson’s third-floor office in the Business Instructional Facility, you won’t find much empty wall space. Seemingly any gap he can find is covered with photos, gifts, mementos from students’ home towns or vacation destinations, and Minions – one … Continued

Will more companies follow Mastercard’s lead?

Gies professor says more will embrace digital payment What’s in a name? For Mastercard, its name might not be worth as much as some might think. Mastercard announced this week it is dropping the name from its logo “in select … Continued

Howe teaches students how to be professional leaders

Alan Howe (BADM ’82) is a professional board director specializing in turn-around situations. He’s served on 27 public and private boards spanning multiple industries including enterprise software, wireless, telecom, composite materials, and IT services. In many ways, he’s a professional … Continued