Top scientists, engineers choose startups over tech behemoths for reasons other than money

Non-monetary benefits such as independence, autonomy and the ability to work on innovative technologies are among the key selling points for talented scientists and engineers who spurn working for a bigger technology firm in favor of a startup.

Gies ranked Top 10 public business school by U.S. News

Among the specialty rankings by US News & World Report, Gies has 7 programs inside the nation's Top 20. Accounting is once again ranked No. 2 in the nation.

NSF awards grant to support commercialization of university-developed technologies

To improve the capability for new technologies to successfully enter the marketplace, the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) announced a three-year, $5 million grant to Gies professor Joe Cheng,

Gies Business professors bring new level of engagement to iMBA digital marketing course

Rather than teaching specific data or marketing skills, professors Aric Rindfleisch and Steve Raquel encourage learners to think more broadly about how the digital and analog world affect each other, using real examples, like artificial intelligence and non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

Study: Air pollution via wildfire smoke increases suicide risk in rural counties

Each 10% increase in airborne particulate matter in rural counties causes monthly suicide rates to rise by 1.5% on average, according to David Molitor, a professor of finance at the Gies College of Business at Illinois and co-author of the study.

Designing healthcare for a post-pandemic world

The third Midwest Healthcare Conference was held August 17, 2023, at the I Hotel and Illinois Conference Center in Champaign.

Eight selected as Gies Teaching and Learning Faculty Innovation Scholars

The program identifies and supports faculty who undertake innovative learning activities and develop educational materials that advance the Colleges commitment to fostering excellence in business education.

FINDMBA: Preparing for an online MBA program

To excel in the virtual classroom, whether you're considering enrollment or already on the journey, you must set clear goals, develop effective study habits, and fully engage with a diverse network of peers.

New app-driven textbook unlocks the potential of data-driven storytelling

Coauthored by Gies associate professor Fei Du, Creative Data Analytics: Computational Recipes to Gain Insights into Businesses is a comprehensive, app-driven textbook that makes data analytics-driven storytelling more accessible to students.

What approaches can help improve the US healthcare system?

It’s estimated that we have about one million doctors in a country with 330 million people. What’s the answer to improving care in the US, and how much of a factor does that shortage play?

Gies Business receives naming gift from Lincoln International

Thanks to a generous gift from Chicago-based Lincoln International and a number of its leaders, the atrium inside the Business Instructional Facility (BIF) will be named the Lincoln International Atrium.

Unique entryways to business education: business minor to MSM degree

For students who aren’t majoring in business but decide they want a business education, the College offers a fully online business minor to introduce them to foundational business knowledge.

Gies research reveals AI chatbots influence racial stereotypes

In a recent study, participants who negotiated with Black avatars - as compared with Asian or white avatars - rated the chatbots highest in not only competence but also humanness.

Kim Mendoza named Director of University of Illinois-Deloitte Foundation Center for Business Analytics

The Center, which was established in 2016, provides leading-edge ideas and curriculum materials that aim to revolutionize how schools teach business analytics to future business professionals.

PODCAST: Gies Chief Disruption Officer Robert Brunner

Robert Brunner is an astrophysicist with one of the coolest job titles in the world: Associate Dean for Innovation and Chief Disruption Officer. With a penchant for forward-thinking and for futuristic technologies like artificial intelligence, Chat GPT and blockchain, Robert is helping lead the College and its students into the unknown.

Gies establishes Real Estate Finance Academy

The Real Estate Finance Academy will be a five-semester program offering additional courses, internships, case competitions, and networking opportunities in the field of real estate.

Mask Network invests in Gies blockchain education, research

Mask Network (MASK), a company focused on decentralizing the content on social media platforms, has donated 33,000 tokens of its cryptocurrency to invest in blockchain technology education and research at Gies College of Business.

CEO stock ownership affects medical device recall timing

Firms whose chief executive officers also own company stock often delay the decision to recall faulty medical devices until long after they become aware of a defect, according to a new paper co-written by a Gies College of Business professor.

The CPA Exam: How to Prepare for New 2024 Requirements

When exploring the best path to prepare for the new 2024 CPA exam, look for graduate-level accounting degrees and certificates that incorporate the new requirements into their curricula

Choose your Master of Science in Management path: residential or online

Both programs give you access to engaging curriculum, world-class instructors, and credit hours you can put toward our online MBA program. But there are some key differences to help you decide which path is right for you