Graebner named Robert C. Evans Endowed Professor of Business

Melissa Graebner is the director of the Initiative for Qualitative Research in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (INQUIRE), which supports qualitative research exploring the complex social processes underlying the creation of novel ideas, development of innovative business models, and growth of new organizations.

iMBA learners collaborate with medical and engineering students to solve healthcare problems

This collaborative effort brings together learners from different fields to solve problems patients and providers face in the medical industry, showcasing the role of business in innovation and the role of purpose in business.

Gies Business to host AMA’s Diversity Leadership Institute

The four-day retreat that allows 20-25 undergraduate students from underrepresented backgrounds the opportunity to network with each other and participate in small groups led by faculty and industry leaders.

Gies ranked Top 10 public business school by Poets&Quants

Gies Business ranked #6 best public business school and #15 overall.

Illinois MakerLab prints 3D objects to aid in heart transplant research

The project studies whether magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology could replace the need for invasive biopsies when determining if young patients are rejecting their transplanted hearts.

Wymer Hall going geothermal to enhance sustainability

A key part of the sustainability effort is the use of geothermal technologies to help provide heating and cooling to the building and optimize the temperature as the building’s occupants engage in instructional and research activities.

Mukherjee selected as Fellow in OSF Faculty Fellowship Program

Associate Professor Ujjal Mukherjee will use the fellowship to examine ways of addressing inequalities in access to healthcare, particularly healthcare for chronic conditions.

How to ask your employer to pay for your MBA

There are a lot of factors to consider when it comes to earning a degree while working and balancing other commitments, and one of the biggest is how to afford it.

Gies Business and iVenture Alumni Among Forbes 30 Under 30 Recipients for 2024

Two Gies alumni and leaders from two former iVenture Accelerator startups have been named to the prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30 list, which recognizes innovators under the age of 30 across 20 industries who are “changing the world forever.”

Buyer Beware: How to spot fake reviews, platform bias when holiday shopping online

Online shopping provides so much convenience, but consumers can no longer count on rank order, reviews, and recommendations to reflect a product’s true popularity and quality, according to study.

Want to eat less? Bake – don’t buy – those holiday cookies, new research says

Research coauthored by Gies professor Sarah Lim finds that self-producers are likely to eat less – not more – of a batch of cookies. Overall, they consumed 10 percent less.

Two Gies faculty named “Best Undergraduate Business Professors” by Poets&Quants

Unnati Narang and Min Jung Kim were named to the list out of over 650 nominations submitted by students, alumni, colleagues, and deans from 50 different business programs.

DEI policy set? Your job’s not done

Firms that invest time, money, and resources on hiring diverse employees but don’t implement DEI-driven workplace policies will undermine their diversity recruiting initiatives, according to a new study.

Gies highlighted as top business school for artificial intelligence

The emergence and increasing popularity of AI has many implications for the business landscape, and learners looking to take the next step in their career may find it beneficial to expand their knowledge on this new technology.

Gies Business technology management degree prepares graduates for tech careers with top employers

Through a unique blend of business management and technology courses taught by top Gies Business faculty, MSTM students learn to garner technology skills to guide employers in making high-impact, data-driven decisions.

Kourpas helping lead next generation of student and faculty entrepreneurs

For most entrepreneurs, the call to innovate is like the Siren’s song — a force so powerful and unrelenting it cannot be denied. Elias Kourpas knows that sound because he’s heard it.

Gies, Busey helping prepare next generation of investment professionals

Busey has joined on with Gies' Investment Management Academy to help provide select students with institutional investment experience and the opportunity to manage more than $1 million of University of Illinois Foundation assets.

What impact will the Biden administration’s executive order have on AI development?

"With the AI executive order, I think in some respects it is best seen as a trial balloon. Rather than just doing one or two basic things, the Biden administration is trying a number of different things, and trying to discern which of them will work."

New study estimates long-term health impact of air pollution

Living downwind from a chronic pollution source could take years off your life and, according to the study, even a fleeting increase in air pollution exposure could bring significant health risks to vulnerable individuals.

Closing the Gap — Why Feedback Is Essential for Improving AC Disclosures

Karneisha Wolfe, instructor of accountancy, joins Gies from Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business. Her research interests include audit judgment and decision-making, corporate governance, and financial reporting and disclosures.