January 2003  

Faculty member quoted in Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor
Economics Professor Earl Grinols was in the news again as more states turn to gambling to raise funds. http://www.cba.uiuc.edu/publications/News/2003/Jan.Grinols.html

Executive MBA Program Sponsors Online Interview

The Executive MBA at Illinois is underwriting the "Roper Minute" produced by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce. Director Merle Giles was interviewed on the Roper Minute in early January. http://www.cba.uiuc.edu/publications/News/2003/Jan.Giles.html

Faculty Featured in News-Gazette Special Section
Four faculty members in Economics were interviewed for a recent Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette section on managing money. http://www.cba.uiuc.edu/publications/News/2003/Jan.MoneyMatters.html

Market Research on Healthy Cooking

Healthy meal preparation is linked to the personality of the cook more than to the recipes or ingredients used in preparing a meal, according to a recent study by Business Administration faculty member Brian Wansink. http://www.news.uiuc.edu/gentips/02/12cook.html

CIBER Staff Interviewed in monster.com Article
The Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) "empowers students, faculty, and business professionals to meet the global challenges of the 21st century." Read monster.com's take on the program. http://workabroad.monster.com/articles/bized/

A Career Teaching Business Management
How and why did Assistant Professor Joseph Broschak get into teaching? He was featured by the Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette Careers page. http://www.cba.uiuc.edu/publications/News/2003/Jan.Broschak.html

Feb 4 and 5: Business Career Fair
Illini Union rooms A, B, and C is the home of the Career Fair, which is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. For more information, contact Business Career Services.

Feb 22: Pre-game Luncheon at United Center

The College Alumni Association is hosting a pre-game lunch at the United Center. Join fellow alumni before the Illini men's basketball game on February 22. http://www.cba.uiuc.edu/alumni/illini_men.htm

Feb 24: "Ethics, Values, and Business in the 21st Century"
Former CEO, President, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Shell Oil, Steven L. Miller, will deliver the 2003 Leighton Lecture on February 24 in 114 David Kinley Hall. The public is invited to the lecture, which starts at 5:15 p.m. For more informationm contact Alumni and External Affairs (217-244-6669).

Feb 25: Terrorism Insurance is Topic for Chicago Round Table
Terrorism insurance is the subject of the next Business Round Table to be held on February 25 at the University Club from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Space is limited. For more information, contact Tim Durst (217-333-6434).

Feb 25: Illinois vs. Indiana Young Alumni Event

Join the CBA Young Alumni Committee to watch the Fighting Illini take on Indiana at Joe's, 940 West Weed Street in Chicago. Participate in a local competition between Illinois and Indiana alumni by bringing an item or two of canned food for the food drive. Contact Alumni and External Affairs (217-244-6669) for more information.

March 6: Adding Value: How to Make Yourself Indispensable
Join the MBA Alumni Association at the UBS Towers, 1 North Wacker Drive in Chicago, for a March 6 forum presented by global HR directors from Fortune 500 companies. The reception is scheduled for 6 p.m. and the program begins at 7 p.m. Alumni and External Affairs can provide additional details (217-244-6669).

April 4: Alumni Association Hosting Spring Luncheon in Chicago

Mark your calendars now for the CBA Alumni Association's Annual Spring Luncheon at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago. This year's keynote speaker is alumna Wilma L. Vaught, Brigadier General, USAF (Ret.) and founder of the Women in Military Service for America Memorial. Chicago-area alumni should look for an invitation in the mail in the next few weeks. http://www.cba.uiuc.edu/alumni/Upcoming%20Events.htm

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