August 2002  

Community invited to hear alumnus Michael Krasny
CDW Computer Centers, Inc. chairman emeritus and CBA alumnus Michael Krasny will deliver the fall 2002 V. Dale Cozad Lecture on Entrepreneurship on September 26, 2002. http://www.cba.uiuc.edu/publications/Features/2002.KrasnyLecture.html

Economics faculty member predicts more jobs with O'Hare expansion
The expansion of Chicago's O'Hare airport would create 185,000 new service-related jobs in the Chicago metropolitan area according to a new study by Jan Brueckner of the Department of Economics. http://www.cba.uiuc.edu/publications/News/2002/Aug.Brueckner.html

Wall Street picks studied by Finance professor
Work by Finance's Narasimhan Jegadeesh and colleague Charles Lee were featured in an article in Business First, the weekly newspaper of Louisville, KY. Their study looked at the history of Wall Street picks for stock purchases. http://louisville.bizjournals.com/louisville/stories/2002/08/19/editorial5.html



Appointments, retirements, and promotions
Fall marks the start of a new academic year. The College welcomes its new faculty, notes the names of current faculty who were recently promoted, and announces retirements.
http://www.cba.uiuc.edu/publications/Features/2002FallFaculty.html



Round Table planned for September 10 in Chicago
The September Round Table will feature a discussion the college's Technology and Management program. The event will be held at the Illini Center on Wacker Drive from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Space is limited. For more information, email Christine Lockmon (lockmon@uiuc.edu) or call 217-333-6434.

"Follow your passion" subject of September 26 Cozad Lecture
Michael Krasny will deliver the first fall V. Dale Cozad Lecture in Entrepreneurship on September 26 at 4:00 p.m. at the Levis Faculty Center. The presentation is open to the public.

UI Real Estate Forum Fall Luncheon scheduled for September 27
The Fall Luncheon features four speakers who will present case studies and an update of the current Chicago real estate market. The meeting will be at Conference Center on the second floor at One North Wacker. For more information, contact Richard Knitter at 312-644-7328.

Homecoming Tent Party on October 26
The traditional tent party for homecoming will be held on October 26th. Contact Alumni and External Affairs for more information or to reserve a seat. http://www.cba.uiuc.edu/alumni/Upcoming%20Events.htm



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Posted on 8.30.02
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