November 2004  

Ernst & Young Gift to the College
Ernst & Young LLP has pledged $2 million to the College to create the Ernst & Young Center for Career Advancement that will serve as the primary on-campus career center for students in all curricula in the College. Read more

How One Accounting Firm Is Addressing Risk

Risk management is becoming more institutionalized according to a speaker from KPMG who discussed that firm's approach to addressing risk. Read more

Key to Entrepreneurial Success
The Center for Entrepreneurial Development hosted a discussion forum featuring three successful entrepreneurs. They all agree that execution is the key to success. Read more

Consumer Confusion with K-Mart Changes

The potential for consumer confusion about K-Mart's identity as a retailer is high given K-Mart's merger with Sears says Madhu Viswanathan, an associate professor in business administration. Read more

Business Administration Announces Change to Masters Program

The MS program in the Department of Business Administration is changing. The first class of students in the new MS in Technology Management degree program will enroll in fall 2005. Read more

Academy Announces First Faculty Fellows Program

Entrepreneurship is not discipline specific. The new Faculty Fellows Program offers support for faculty to develop entrepreneurship courses in their departments. Read more

Food Preferences Reveal Your Personality

Health educators and dietitians ought to be more precise the next time they advise Americans that "vegetables and fruit are good for you." Research by Brian Wansink reveals why. Read more

Battle of the Brands

Consumer preferences and portion savvy were among the subjects of the annual Battle of the Brands study conducted by the College's Food & Brand Lab. Read more

Tips for Surviving Those Holiday Parties

Drawing on his consumer research studies, Brian Wansink offers some strategies for surviving up-coming holiday parties without overeating. Read more

Kent Monroe Honored
Kent Monroe is the 2005 AMA/Irwin/McGraw-Hill Distinguished Marketing Educator, the highest honor for a marketing educator. Read more


B. Joseph White.
B. Joseph White Named President of University of Illinois

The next president of the Universiy of Illinois will also be the James Towey Professor of Business and Leadership in the College of Business. Read more

Two Accountancy Faculty Honored for Research

Two assistant professor in the Department of Accountancy -- James Myers and Linda Myers -- were honored earlier this month for their relevant and practical research. Read more

MBA Students Place First
Illinois took top honors at the first Kelley School of Business EXCEL case competition earlier this month. Read more

Alumni Profile: Lindsay House
Lindsay House, a 2002 graduate in business administration with an IDM concentration, works as a consultant for Crowe Chizek and Company LLC. Read more


December 1: Academy Panel in Champaign
Succeeding in the entrepreneurial university is the subject of a panel discussion hosted by the Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership. Campus faculty from a variety of disciplines will serve on the panel. The event is at Levis Faculty Center from 3:00-4:30 p.m. Contact the Academy at 333-2354 for more information. Read more

December 6: Academy Speaker Series in Champaign
David Audretsch of Indiana University will speak on the emergence of the entrepreneurial society at a lecture hosted by the Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership at the Levis Faculty Center, 5:00-6:30 p.m. Contact the Academy at 333-2354 for more information. Read more

February 10: RoundTable in Chicago
The February RoundTable is in the planning stages. For updated information, contact contact Deanna Dale (217-333-6434).

April 8: Spring Luncheon in Chicago
Planning has also started for the Spring Luncheon! Contact the Office of Alumni and External Affairs for information.


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