July 2004  

Political Rhetoric Moves Markets
Presidential candidates can impact the market according to Accountancy's Bryan Cloyd. Read more

David Ikenberry of the Department of Finance.
Stock Dividends Making a Comeback

Boards are spending money on dividends to answer shareholders' requests for a regular income stream according to research by Finance's David Ikenberry. Read more

Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) in Urbana

For the first summer, the College of Business is sponsoring a Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) program designed to expose high-achieving minority students to the business curriculum.
Read the press release
View the clip of LEAD on the nightly news

Stephen D'Arcy, professor of finance.
D'Arcy Named NCSA Faculty Fellow

Finance Professor Steve D'Arcy was named a faculty fellow at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications and will use innovative data mining techniques. Read more


Pensions Focus of Interview

Listen to Jeff Brown's interview about pensions and pension funding on WILL's Focus 580 radio earlier this month. Listen

Entrepreneurs Wanted for Business Plan Bootcamp

The Center for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) will focus its second bootcamp on how market-based strategy and realistic assumptions can help facilitate a market-driven business plan. Interested in attending? Read more

MS Finance logo ... click to view the website!New MS in Finance Website Released
The MS in Finance website has been revamped and updated. If you or a colleague are considering a one-year program to advance your career, check the website. Read more

Color, Variety Impact What and How Much We Eat

We like a lot of color! Business Administration Professor Brian Wansink's consumer research work reveals we'll eat more if we see a lot of colors on our plate. Read more

College's Affliated Library To Be Renamed

The University of Illinois will rename the library associated with the College of Business. Read more

Alumni News & Notes on the Web
Alumni of the College of Business receive Alumni News & Notes in the mail twice a year. If you want to refer to an article, check the online version, available as a PDF file. Read more

College of Business Academic Awards
Students were honored at the spring awards banquet. Read more

Urbana Acting Provost Named
Jesse Delia, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was nominated this month to serve as acting provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. Read more

July 29: '94-'04 Graduates Invited to Alumni Event in Chicago
Graduates from 1994-2004 are invited to a networking reception at Duff & Phelps, LLP, 42nd floor, 311 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.. To RSVP, please email Deanna Dale or call 217-333-6434.

August 6: New Alumni Welcome Reception in Chicago
The Business Young Alumni Committee invites recent Business grads to a new alumni welcome reception at McGee's at Lincoln Park in Chicago at 6 p.m. RSVP to the Office of Alumni and External Affairs, 217-244-6669.

August 23: Campus Welcomes the Class of 2008

Campus convocation events welcome the Class of 2008. How do the activities differ from when you came to campus as a new student? Read more

August 24: College Introduces Class Welcome Next Month

College of Business Freshman Welcome -- the first event of its kind for the College -- will be held in Foellinger Auditorium at 4 p.m. All College of Business freshmen have been invited. Read more

August 26: Business Quad Day
Current students are invited to attend Business Quad Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. between DKH and Wohlers Hall to learn about College of Business student organizations.

October 30: Homecoming 2004

Mark your calendars for the College of Business Homecoming Tent Party and the home game against Iowa. For more information, check the Alumni and External Affairs website.


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Posted on 07.29.04
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