Sommerfeldt awarded 2019 Doctoral Fellowship in Accounting

Gies College of Business PhD student Ryan Sommerfeldt has received a prestigious 2019 Doctoral Fellowship in Accounting, presented by the Deloitte Foundation. The award comes with a $25,000 grant, and it is given to students who plan to pursue academic … Continued

Paper Acceptance: Clara Chen, Heather Pesch, Laura Wang

Congratulations to Clara Chen, Heather Pesch, and Laura Wang. Their paper “Selection Benefits of Below-Market Pay in Social-Mission Organizations: Effects on Individual Performance and Team Cooperation” has been accepted for publication in the January 2020 issue of The Accounting Review.

Paper Acceptance: Kim Mendoza

Congratulations to Kim Mendoza.  Her paper, “Assets and Liabilities: When Do They Exist?”, co-authored with Nicole Cade (University of Pittsburgh) and Lisa Koonce (University of Texas at Austin) was accepted for publication at Contemporary Accounting Research.

Paper Acceptance: Christie Hayne

Congratulations to Christie Hayne.  Her paper, “Information Intermediary or De Facto Standard Setter? Field Evidence on the Indirect and Direct Influence of Proxy Advisors”, co-authored with Marshall Vance (Virginia Tech) was accepted for publication at Journal of Accounting Research.

Gies Business creates role of Chief Disruption Officer

Robert Brunner will guide continued innovation at Gies Business Gies College of Business is proud to announce a move that will keep the College at the forefront of innovation in business education. Dean Jeffrey R. Brown has created a new … Continued

Creating an unmatched student experience at Gies Business

Inside Tim Reierson’s third-floor office in the Business Instructional Facility, you won’t find much empty wall space. Seemingly any gap he can find is covered with photos, gifts, mementos from students’ home towns or vacation destinations, and Minions – one … Continued

Paper Acceptance: Ciao-Wei Chen

Congratulations to Ciao-Wei Chen. His dissertation paper “The disciplinary role of financial statements: Evidence from mergers and acquisitions of privately held targets” has been accepted for publication at Journal of Accounting Research.

Lillian and Morrie Moss Distinguished Professorship-Clara Chen

Congratulations to Professor Clara Chen. She has been awarded the Lillian and Morrie Moss Distinguished Professorship.  Clara is an exemplary scholar demonstrating excellence in research, teaching and service to Illinois and to the academy at large.  Clara is the second … Continued

Nine Illinois Gies faculty receive Dean’s Impact Awards

Nine exceptional faculty members at the University of Illinois’ Gies College of Business have been named recipients of the 2018-19 Dean’s Impact Award. The award recognizes outstanding faculty for their contributions to the College. “I am proud to recognize these … Continued