MSF News Headlines

Investment Banking Forum Announced

Regional Federal Reserve Bank President Visits U of I

College of Business Thanks Corporate Partners in Chicago Tribune Ad

Finance Case Competition Winners Announced!

MSF Program Expands Career Services Professional Staff!

MSF Student's Team Selected as Finalist in Prestigious ULI Competition!

Chief Economist at Invesment Company Institute Gives Lecture

MSF Program Launches Innovative Summer Curriculum

MSF Announces First James A Gentry Case Competition

Finance Lecture Series: State Farm Public Corporate Bond Group Discusses Fixed Income

Finance Executive Discusses Corporate Finance at ADM

Managing Director of PEAK6 Advisors LLC Guest Lecturer in MSF Hedge Fund Class

Finance Faculty Recognized for Scholarly Output

Options Market Making: Citigroup Information Session

142 Employers Attending Business Career Fair on January 30 & 31

MSF Program Announces Expansion of Career Services Staff

Chicago Mercantile Gives College $1 Million Grant For Markets Laboratory

CFA Review Course Open For Registration

Practicum Projects Announced for January 2007!

Grosvenor Capital Management Presents Hedge Fund Seminar for Illinois MSF's

Chicago Investment Banker Speaks to MSF's

ILLINOIS MSF Recruiters in Madrid and London for Recruiting Fair!

MSF's Participate in Simulated Trading Exercise at the CME!

MSF Alumni Offer Job Search Advice to Students

ILLINOIS MSF Recruiter in San Francisco for the World MBA Fair!

ILLINOIS MSF Recruiter in Toronto for the World MBA Fair!

Goldman Sachs V.P. Speaks to MSF's About Investment Banking

Investment Services Firm Executives Give Campus Presentation

Professor Finnerty co-authors article on the future of social security

Meet MSF Recruiter at World MBA Fair in Mexico City on September 11th!

Recent Graduate Adrienne Frank Profiled

MSF Students Visit John Deere World Headquarters!

Professor Poteshman Receives Award at the Western Finance Association Meeting

Application Deadlines for Summer 2007!

Finance Department Announces Hire of New Faculty Member!

Professor Pearson Named Brandt Distinguished Professor

Research by Two Finance Faculty Featured in New York Times Online

College Holds Groundbreaking for new Business Instructional Facility!

Finance Professor Mark Vonnahme named first Fox Family Professor

Professor Dave Ikenberry discusses the influence of "activist stockholders" in recent interview

Professor Pearson and Professor Widdicks comment on Financial Engineering courses offered at Illinois

April 15th Final Application Deadline!

MSF Student's Participate in Forum on Corporate Ethics

Professor Josef Lakonishok speaks at Investment Seminar for MSF students!

In search of Pan-European insurance - where is it?

MSF Graduate Cites Interdisciplinary Courses as Key to Success

MSF's Enhance Their Skill Set And Job Opportunities With A Bloomberg Certification

2006 Finance Practicum projects completed!

Colleges of Law, Business host real estate magnate Sam Zell on January 30!

MSF Alumnus Provides Career Search Advice!

Professor Brown testifies before the Senate Committee on Finance

Finance Professor Scott Weisbenner Offers Advice on Investing for Retirement in TIAA-CREF Magazine

MSF Alum Circles the Globe with Citigroup!

Registration Open for CFA Review Class

Managing Director at CSFB Offers Career Advice to MSF Students

Students and their families enjoy Thanksgiving dinner with program faculty and staff

Record number of applicants applying early to the ILLINOIS MSF!

January 2006 Practicum Projects announced to MSF students!

President of Chicago Quantitative Alliance discussed Investment Portfolio Management!

MSF Investment Club Announces Investment Competition!

MSF Students hear presentation by Credit Suisse Executive!

MSF Recruiting at Graduate Fair in Tokyo November 4th!

Current MSF discusses why ILLINOIS MSF was right choice for him!

MSF Students to begin Bloomberg Certification!

MSF Students begin workshops on SPSS and Crystal Ball software

MSF Students field trip to Chicago to visit the Chicago Mercantile and Tribune Company

ILLINOIS MSF Recruiter in Toronto for the World MBA Fair!

MSF's listen to alum's experiences at Citigroup, NY

University of Illinois MSF recruiting on location in Caracas and Mexico City!

E Hedger Managing Director to speak on Futures and Options Industry

Professor Lakonishok on What Insider Purchases Reveal

Newly recruited MSF class impressive from the start

CATERPILLAR finance executives hold on-campus seminar for MSF students

ILLINOIS Finance Faculty member Joshua Pollet publishes finance article in NY Times!

Applications to MSF program now accepted for Summer 06!

Finance Department announces hiring of new faculty member!

Finance Department announces finance courses planned for 2005-06!

Director of UI Golder Center provides congressional testimony

MSF Statistical Arbitrage class visits Citadel Investment Group in Chicago

Derivatives presentation by Managing Director of Credit Suisse draws crowd of finance students

Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Laureate in Economics to speak on campus

"De-mystifying Derivatives" next topic of Finance Lecture Series!

UI President B. Joseph White speaks as part of College of Business Leighton Lecture

Jon Anda, Managing Director of Morgan Stanley announced as MSF Convocation Speaker!

Daniel Kahneman lecturing on UI campus April 19th!

Employers on campus to recruit MSF Students!

MSF Program welcomes Ken McGovern, Director of Capital Markets, Wal-Mart as next Finance Lecture Series Speaker!

MSF Program extends application deadlines!

Nick Smith - both MSF student and center for #1 ranked Fighting Illini basketball team!

Finance Department Visiting faculty member interviewed on Bloomberg Television

Spring Break offers MSF students opportunity to hear more company presentations!

MSF Students using Barra Portfolio Manager in Fin 590!

Don Delves speaks to MSF students in Finance Lecture Series

Professor Jeff Brown shares stage with President Bush to discuss social security!

Leo Melamed discusses financial futures market during lecture on UI campus!

Ikenberry and Julio cited in Financial Times article!

Professor Brown to participate in campus forum on Social Security

MSF International applicant deadline extended to March 1!

ADM Executive Margo Loeble provides insight into business at ADM

Finance Professor Stephen D’Arcy In the News

Spring Finance Lecture Series to begin on January 31st with ADM Executive

Two New 8 week Courses Offered for Spring Semester

MSF Program announces several new Spring courses!

Dr. Ikenberry discusses recent trend in share-buyback programs and dividend payments in WSJ article

ILLINOIS Finance faculty member Jeffrey Brown nominated to President Bush's Social Security Advisory Board



"Applications to MSF Program way up" : "Details in Interview with Program Administrators"

MSF Students to participate in investment analysis software demonstration!

Harris Bank Executive to join Dean Ghosh in Conversations with Leaders Seminar

2005 Finance Practicum Projects Announced

White named as new University of Illinois President!

MSF students view risk analysis products of Moody's KMV

Meet with MSF recruiters in Chicago!

VP of National Venture Capital Association visits Private Equity class

MSF's ready for fieldtrip to Chicago!

Moody's executive to speak in the Finance Lecture Series

VP of Boeing gives his advice to MSF students!

Founder of Jimmy John's to speak on Entrepreneurship!

MSF Alumni recruiting in Istanbul on October 24th!

Finance Executive at Boeing speaks to MSF students on October 12th

MSF Alumni recruiting in Frankfurt on October 16th!

Chicago Mercantile Chairman of the Board to speak to MSF students!

Friday Night Release of Bad News: It Doesn't Work

UI Finance Faculty study suggests options traders probably manipulate stock prices

Chan appointed as Hoeft Professor of Business

Weisbach appointed to Journal of Finance Editorial Board

MSF Faculty and Staff recruiting for Summer 2005 at key cities in US and Canada

Meet with Illinois College of Business representatives in Lima and Mexico City!

Meet with University of Illinois College of Business representatives in a city near you!

Karl Pichler of Stern Stewart to discuss EVA in Finance Lecture Series

First Finance Lecture Series Speaker of the summer announced!

Illinois faculty play dominant role at the 2004 Western Finance Association Meetings in Vancouver, Canada.

Math Skills Workshop

UI Finance Faculty are in the news again!
UI Finance faculty members Allen Poteshman and Zoran Ivkovich were both cited in recent issues of the Wall Street Journal.
Illinois Finance Department featured in Perspectives!
The Illinois Finance Department was recently featured in Perspectives, a quarterly College of Business publication.
Illinois Real Estate Program Celebrates 50th Anniversary!
The Illinois Real Estate Alumni Forum held a reception on April 15, 2004, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the real estate program at the Universtity of Illinois.
Former Chairman of the Board of Helzber Diamonds to speak on campus
Barnett C. Helzber Jr., Former Chairman of the Board of Helzber Diamonds will speak on campus as part of the Myron Wang Lecture Series
MSF Program Announces Skills Enhancement Workshops!
Incoming MSF students for 2004 have the opportunity to join Math and English Prep Classes
UI Finance Professor Urges Social Security Reform

University of Illinois Joins List of Top 25 US Business Schools!
Last night, US News and World Report released their 2004 review of the Best Schools of Business, a rating of the top 50 schools in the United States.
Dennis Drent discusses Sarbanes-Oxley Act on Campus

Corporate Compensation Presentation
Don Delves, a leading consultant in corporate compensation speaks to MSF students on Tuesday, April 27th.
Finance Practicum Valuable Opportunity
MSF students participating in the Finance Practicum gained valuable work experience.
MSF Residential program gains popularity among students
The MSF residential program at Presidential Tower is expected to double in size with 04 class
New class for Finance students
The Finance Department is offering a new course this semester on Corporate Leasing
Finance Department hires two new faculty
The Illinois Finance Department has added two new faculty to the Department
Former President and CEO of CNA Surety to speak to MSF students
Mark Vonnahme, former President and CEO of CNA Surety, will speak to MSF students as part of the Finance Lecture Series.
New York Trip Finalized
MSF students are going to NY during Spring Break to visit companies and network with Illinois Alumni.
Application Deadlines Extended

April 1 - International applicants not in U.S.
April 15 - International applicants already in U.S. (with F-1 or J-1 visas)
May 1 - Domestic applicants (U.S. citizens or "Permanent Residents")
New York Field Trip

Exciting new course just announced for 2nd half of Spring Semester 2004
New course, Statistical Arbitrage, just announced today
Microsoft’s Bill Gates to lecture on campus

Videoconfence link enables Illinois MSF students to hear lecturer at UNC
Pfizer Treasurer, Richard Passov presented a lecture on the UNC campus which Illinois MSF students participated in through the use of videoconferencing technology.