Groundbreaking in Champaign! A festive bow on a groundbreaking shovel.

Students, alumni, friends, dignitaries, faculty, and staff all converged on an expanse of asphalt for the ceremonial start of construction of the new College of Business Instructional Facility.

Groundbreaking Slideshow and Groundbreaking Highlights
A Momentous Journey

Panel Discussion on the Future of Higher Education
The College Speaks Video

Check the webcam of the construction site!

May 2006

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Poteshman and Pearson Research Cited by NY Times

Allen Poteshman.Neil Pearson.Research by Allen Poteshman and Neil Pearson on stock price and strike price was the subject of an online article by Mark Hulbert of the New York Times. More»



Shaw Comments on Integrating Technology Into the Curriculum

There is no such thing as a fixed business-technology curriculum. Professor of Business Administration Mike Shaw was interviewed recently about his views on "the connection and interplay between technology and management." More»

Steve D'Arcy.

D'Arcy Mines Insurance Data at NCSA

Insurance is a safety net but data show patterns of abuse of the system. Finance Professor Steve D'Arcy worked with NCSA data mining experts in search of patterns in claims data. More»

Convocation, Commencement Honor Class of 2006

May brings distinguished graduates to campus to honor the newest alumni of the University of Illinois and the College of Business. The campus commencement speaker was MBA alumnus Thomas Seibold. College of Business graduates heard from Steve Van Arsdell, Jan Valentic, and Everett Westmeyer, all Business alumni. More»

Ikenberry Media Resource on Massey Energy Changes

Finance Professor Dave Ikenberry was quoted several times about shareholder challenges to the Massey Energy board of directors, which were seen as a referendum on the company's leadership. article and WYMT TV article

KPMG's Tim FLynn on Auditing -- Today and Tomorrow

Chairman and CEO of KPMG Timothy Flynn was the last speaker in the spring Accountancy Lyceum speaker series. He looked at the health of the audit profession. More»

August Conference Focuses on Subsistance Marketplaces

Low-income consumers worldwide represent an untapped market for producers of goods and services. A three-day conference in Chicago will explores this topic. Interested practitioners are invited to attend. More»


Pearson Named Brandt Distinguished Professor

Neil Pearson, professor of finance, was named as the Brandt Distinguished Professor earlier this month. More»

Meet Some Business Undergraduates

Savvy and smart are two adjectives you could use for College of Business undergraduates. Meet five students who say they are glad they came to Illinois. More»

Fellowship Support to Doctoral Candidates

Two graduate students in the Department of Business Administration were named recipients of FMC Technologies fellowships. More»

Students Recognized at Campuswide Ceremonies

Several College of Business students were honored by the Campus Office of Student Affairs for their leadership. More»
Two student workers in career services received student employee of the year recognition. More»

2nd Tuesdays    Illini Days at Brookfield Zoo!     Homecoming 2006
  • Second Tuesdays, Chicago, June 13 [For more info]
  • Illini Day at Brookfield Zoo, Chicago, June 24 [For more info]
  • Second Tuesdays, Chicago, July 11 [For more info]
  • Homecoming Tent Party, Champaign, Oct 7 2006



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