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Fulbright Scholar Rachel Jacoby Will Teach in Malaysia

Graduating senior and new Fulbright Scholar Rachel Jacoby ’18 ACCY/BA views her business education much differently than when she first arrived on the University of Illinois campus. Then, she was expecting to travel along a fairly conventional course. “When I … Continued

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

Paper Acceptance – Mark Peecher

Congratulations to Professor Mark Peecher and formal doctoral student Cassandra Estep (now at Emory University).  Their paper, “The Role of Tacit Knowledge in Auditor Expertise and Human Capital Development” with Jasmijn Bol (Tulane) and Frank Moers (Maastricht) was accepted 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

Paper Acceptance – Wei Li

Congratulations to Wei Li. His paper with Qintao Fan (Univ. of Oregon), titled “Leading indicator variables and managerial incentives in a dynamic agency setting,” has been accepted for publication at the Review of Accounting Studies. His other paper with Pierre … Continued