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2002 Features

Winter 2002 Convocation Speaker Previews His Talk, December 2002
Steve Van Arsdell gives a sneak preview of his talk to the winter graduates of the College of Business

Buyer Behavior Class Tackles Challenge for Chicago-based Company, December 2002
Students in Tiffany Barnett White's consumer behavior course took on a product evaluation project for printing giant R.R. Donnelley this semester.

Avijit Ghosh Highlights Illinois MBA Program in Interview, October 2002
The Illinois MBA Program was showcased during an interview with Dean Avijit Ghosh. The interview will play during US Air flights in January and February 2003.

Michael Krasny's Cozad Lecture speech, October 2002
He built his company from pocket change into a Fortune 500 company. Read how he did it and the lessons he learned in the process. Krasny's presentation in September 2002 is available as a PDF file.

Charles Finn Honored with 2002 William E. Winter Award, October 2002
Alumnus Charles Finn was honored in September with a University of Illinois Foundation award for outstanding advocate leadership.

CIBER makes International Experiences Possible, October 2002
The Illinois CIBER program facilitates international opportunities for classes and individual students. China, Belgium, and Hong Kong welcomed students from Illinois this past summer.

Film at 10: Retailing Coursework Subject of Local News Team, October 2002
The hot new market includes youngsters between the ages of 8 and 12 (some include 6- and 7-year-olds as well). A local tv crew filmed BA 212 to learn more.

Community Invited to attend Cozad Lecture featuring Michael Krasny, August 2002
Michael Krasny, chairman emeritus of CDW Computer Centers, Inc., presented the Fall 2002 V. Dale Cozad Lecture on Entrepreneurism on September 26, 2002.

Faculty Changes, August 2002
Review the new faculty appointments, list of faculty retirees, and promotions.

Kimberly-Clark alumna comments on her education, June 2002
Nancy Faust is using her IDM degree every day at Kimberly-Clark.

Women and Mentoring, April 2002
How some CBA alumnae were mentored early in their careers and how some are continuing the tradition.

Alumni Association Seminar, April 2002
A panel discussion on the impact of financial reporting on investor confidence hosted by the Commerce Alumni Association and the MBA Alumni Association.

Spring Luncheon, April 2002
Graduates, faculty, and staff meet in Chicago for a festive lunch, a speaker, and several awards.