June 2003  

Stock Buy-backs
The St. Petersburg (FL) Times featured Department of Finance Professor David Ikenberry and his research on how stock buy-backs boost a company's stock price, and not just on the day those buy-backs are announced. Link to Times article.

Chicago Tribune Reports on Finance Faculty Research
Buying local stocks can be a lift to your portfolio according to two professors in the Department of Finance. http://www.business.uiuc.edu/publications/News/2003/June.LocalStocks.html

Golman Classroom Dedication

Members of Alvin Golman's family were present for the dedication of a Wohlers Hall classroom named in his honor. Son Jeff Golman noted his father's interest in higher education in his remarks. http://www.business.uiuc.edu/publications/News/2003/June.GolmanDedication.html

Ernst & Young Gift Supports Private Equity Office
Ernst & Young's recent gift to the College of Business provides support for a private equity conference coordinated by the Office for the Study of Private Equity and Entrepreneurial Finance. http://www.business.uiuc.edu/publications/News/2003/June.ErnstYoung.html

Faculty Quoted on Pension Investments
Department of Economics Professor Fred Giertz was quoted in the The Southern Illinoisan online paper about how to invest state pension funds. http://www.southernillinoisan.com/rednews/2003/06/25/build/top/TOP001.html

Gambling In the News -- Again

Business Administration professor John Kindt surveyed the literature on gambling for a recent article in the Southern Illinois University Law Journal. http://www.news.uiuc.edu/biztips/03/06gamble.html


Assistant Deans Named
Two new assistant deans for the Office of Undergraduate Affairs were named this month. Both assume their posts in August. http://www.business.uiuc.edu/publications/News/2003/June.AsstDeans.html

College of Business Graduate Appointed Finance Minister

Alberto Carrasquilla was appointed as the finance minister of Columbia earlier this month. http://www.business.uiuc.edu/publications/News/2003/June.Minister.html

Magelli to Receive Honorary Degree

OSBI Consulting Director Paul Magelli is traveling to the United Kingdom next month to accept an honorary degree from a British university. http://www.business.uiuc.edu/publications/Releases/2003/June.Magelli.pdf

July 24: New Alumni Welcome Reception and Fundraiser in Chicago
Join the Business Young Alumni Committee for a reception to welcome 2003 graduates of the College of Business to the alumni world. The reception will be at Joe's, 940 West Weed Street in Chicago from 6-9 p.m. $20 covers beverages and a donation to raise money for the Infant Welfare Society. All alumni are welcome.

July 24-25: Covering Business Topics in the Press in Champaign

The basics of business writing and more advanced aspects of business and financial writing with a special emphasis on international business are the focus of a two-day conference for journalists. CIBER is one of the sponsors of the conference. http://www.ciber.uiuc.edu/journalism/

July 26: MBA New Alumni Welcome Reception in Chicago
Join the MBA Alumni Association for a reception from 2-5 pm to welcome 2003 Illinois MBA graduates to the alumni world. The event will be at Glascott's on 2158 N. Halsted in Chicago.

September 15 and 16: Career Fair in Champaign-Urbana
The Fall 2003 Business Career Fair will be held in the Illini Union on Monday, September 15, and Tuesday, September 16. Companies may attend either day and tables are $400 each. Business Career Services is now accepting online registrations. http://www.business.uiuc.edu/bcs/

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Posted on 6.27.03
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