Deloitte Chairman Sharon Allen.Deloitte Chairman Sharon Allen
Delivers Leighton Lecture

The first female chairman of the board of a leading professional services firm, Deloitte Chairman Sharon Allen, spoke about leadership, integrity, and the changing business environment to an audience of more than 250. More»

Professional Responsibilities Center Announced

The College of Business announced the establishment of a new center that will develop innovative learning experiences to educate future generations about their professional responsibilities. Deloitte is a founding partner of the Center for Professional Responsibilies in Business and Society. More»

C.K. PrahaladC.K. Prahalad on Democratizing Commerce

C.K. Prahalad delivered the Hallene Lecture this month and focused his comments on opening new markets for business among the world's five billion poor. "It's all about social justice," said the University of Michigan professor of corporate strategy and noted author of The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid. More»

April 2006

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Dean Avijit Ghosh.The Dean's Note

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Turkish Minister of Foreign Trade Visits Campus

The Turkish state minister for foreign trade, Kursad Tuzmen, visited campus at the end of March, his first trip to Urbana since receiving an MS in 1991. More»

Rumsfeld Cites Military Scholarship Program

Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld praised the College's military scholarship program for returning veterans during a mid-month press conference. More»
One returning veteran is already getting ready for the Executive MBA program this fall. More»

Kindt Congressional Testimony

John Kindt, professor of business administration, testified before the House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary's Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security this month. More»
Kindt also commented on Ohio's consideration of a land-based casino and on virtual gambling legislation under consideration.

Case Competitions

One of the winners of the Johnson & Johnson competition.It's spring and that means it is time for case competitions, an opportunity for College of Business students to show off what they've learned to judges.

CIBER undergraduate competition
CIBER MBA competition
Johnson & Johnson competition

PeopleMark Vonnahme.

Vonnahme Named First Fox Family Clinical Professor

Mark Vonnahme, clinical professor of finance, was named the first Fox Family Professor this month. More»

Part-time MBA Program Offers Attractive Option for Regional Students

Megan Puzey.The class schedule for the part-time MBA program is designed for people juggling the demands of jobs and families, but seeking advancement. Student Megan Puzey offers some insights on the program and her motivation for pursuing the degree. More»

Accountancy Graduate Accepts GASB Post

Mark Stachnik will work for a year with the Government Accounting Standards Board starting in July. More»

MBA Trio Making Their Mark

Three current MBA students, doing business as Illini Professional Services, are consulting for central Illinois companies. More»

MBA Graduates Living, Working in China

Illinois MBA graduates Lin Gao and Hubert Lin are climbing the corporate ladder at Motorola and Sony Ericsson and living in China, Lin Gao's homeland. China accounts for almost a quarter of Motorola's cell phone sales. More»

Letter to Alumni: Legacy Campaign

Funds to renovate space for a new student lounge in Wohlers Hall is the goal of the 2006 Legacy campaign. More»




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