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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

High frequency trading has been the object of much criticism in the last few years. But are high frequency traders really the bad actors they’re made out to be? UIC Business’ Dermot Murphy and Northwestern’s Robert Korajczyk find reason to question HFT's bad rap.

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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

The Women’s Leadership Center at Kennesaw State University recently presented their 2015 Best Paper Award to Professor Sandy Wayne, Grace Lemmon, PhD ’11 and former iLead co-director Jenny Hoobler. The Leadership Center’s “Best of 2015” list also included a paper co-authored by Hoobler and Liautaud PhD student Courtney Masterson.

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016

With European governments working toward a regional tax on financial transactions, 2015 was a big year for the FTT debate. Dale Rosenthal recently spoke to Gazette Chicago about his research on transaction taxes and the possible implications for such a tax in Chicago, where pension liabilities and gridlock over a state budget have brought tax revenues to the fore.

Casino profile
Tuesday, December 15, 2015

UIC Business Scholar Taylor Casino has been named a 2015 Lincoln Academy Student Laureate along with 47 other students from across the state.

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Northwestern Mutual has awarded Adam Waitzman (BA ’02) membership in the 2015 Forum Group for outstanding service to clients in financial security.


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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Professor Yuheng Hu’s work lies at the intersection of social science, machine learning and data analytics, in the emerging field of social computing.  “The sheer magnitude of content generated by social media outstrips traditional social science approaches – this is where social computing comes in.”

Lecturer William O'Brien
Monday, November 9, 2015

When and how do firms return money to shareholders? By looking at share repurchases through the issue of tax havens, UIC Business Lecturer William O’Brien brings new insights into one of the oldest topics in finance.

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Thursday, November 5, 2015

After several rounds of interviews, UIC Business Scholars Keenan Jeffrey Artis and Yaritza Velasquez have been awarded PricewaterhouseCoopers Start internships. The Start internship is a three year program. Artis’ and Velasquez’ work for PwC will begin in Summer 2016 and continue through the following two summers.

Jim Liautaud
Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Professor Rod Shrader, Denton Thorne Chair in Entrepreneurship, was quoted in a Chicago Daily Herald article on the recent death of Jim Liautaud. Shrader had worked closely with Liautaud on both research and entrepreneurship projects. "'The thing I think of most is his ability to always be there to encourage, inspire and coach faculty and students,' Shrader said.

Jim Liautaud
Monday, November 2, 2015

Last week, UIC Business and the Liautaud Graduate School of Business lost one of its most visible supporters.  Jim Liautaud was a teacher, researcher, entrepreneur, benefactor and friend. He worked side by side with our staff and faculty to ensure that our graduate business programs furthered excellence and success for our students.