College Of Business

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

Six Faculty Receive First Annual Dean’s Impact Award

Six outstanding faculty in the Gies College of Business have been announced as the first class of recipients for the newly established Dean’s Impact Award: Angel Chatterton, Noah Isserman, Robert Metzger, Hayden Noel, Rachel Schwartz, and Martin Widdicks. This new … Continued

Otnes Invested as Petullo Professor

“It’s pretty darn cool for a ritual scholar to get a ritual,” Cele Otnes said at her investiture as the Anthony Petullo Professor of Business Administration. Held on September 22, 2017, the investiture ceremony celebrated Otnes and her accomplishments as … Continued

College of Business Receives $150 Million Naming Gift

Investment accelerates progress towards being the best and most innovative undergraduate business college in the country The College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be known as the Gies College of Business after an unprecedented investment … Continued

Business Welcomes Tech Innovation Lab at Illini Chabad

The College of Business is delighted to welcome a new resource for students to the campus community. The Illini Chabad has unveiled its new CME Goldstick Tech Innovation Lab. Established with funding provided in part by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange … Continued