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A New Addition to Student Services: Elizabeth Kubik

  We would like to introduce you to the newest member of the Liautaud staff, Elizabeth Kubik! Liz joined the Student Services team as an Academic Adviser this August. We have put together some fun facts about Liz, so please read on. And make sure to say hello when you see her around! Fun Facts Favorite Chicago Activities/ Places: I am a huge Chicago Bulls fan, and look forward to the basketball season starting every fall. I also really enjoy taking long walks around the city, exploring the wide... read more

MBA Courses for Fall 15

Are you still working on that perfect Fall 15 schedule? The MBA courses listed below are two-credit courses that offer an opportunity to expand your horizons and apply key elements of the business school curriculum to a variety of problems and situations. MBA students may include up to three of these courses in their elective options.  Students in the MSA, MS in MIS, MSF and MSBA programs are encouraged to broaden their curricula with these courses, as their programs allow. Check out the array... read more

A Summer in Chicago

    It’s summer time in the city! Finally. Like most of Chicago’s three million residents, you probably couldn’t wait for cold temperatures to end, the snow to melt, and yes, the spring semester to finally, finally end. Hopefully, you have used your time wisely, because we would not be business students if we did not keep busy during the summer as well. Working internships, working on and off campus, and yes, being back in school! The 8-week long summer session started this Monday, June 15, and... read more

Fall 2014 CRIM Student Expo

To complete the Fall 2014 semester, the CRIM Student Expo showcased a variety of projects completed by students committed to the art and science of the management of information systems. Working directly with a corporate sponsor, each team was presented with an everyday business scenario which could be improved by the implementation of information system technology. This semester's corporate sponsors included: CME Group The UIC Department of Disability and Human Language Lerner’s Academy... read more

A New Addition to Admissions: Garry Cooke

In the midst of recruiting season we have been feverishly spreading the news about all the great things happening at UIC Liautaud. This fall has been full of information sessions, graduate fairs, and webinars. Leading the charge will be Garry Cooke, UIC Liautaud's newest addition. In October, Garry joined the Admissions team as Director of Admissions.  As the newest member to the Liautaud community, I wanted to learn more about Garry and his new role at UIC Liautaud. See what I found out!    ... read more

Fall 2014 New Student Orientation

The Fall 2014 New Student Orientation was a great success! This year’s orientation not a one, but two day event, starting early Friday morning and going through Saturday afternoon. After a warm welcome from Dean Mikhail and Assistant Dean Mary Clark, students rolled up their sleeves and got down to business. With four Professional Presence sessions, led by Michael Popowits, Richard Thomas, and Ranjit Souri, students had the opportunity to acquaint themselves with professional presence in a whole... read more

The New Addition to Admissions: Colette Armes

While the intensity of the Spring 2014 semester is behind us, things are just heating up at UIC Liautaud. This summer is jam packed with preparations for the welcoming of the Fall 2014 incoming class and the fall semester. Assisting in these preparations will be Colette Armes, UIC Liautaud's newest addition. In May, Colette joined the Admissions team as Assistant Director of Admissions. As one of the newest additions to the Liautaud community, I wanted to take this opportunity to find out more... read more

Housing Advice for New Liautaud Graduate Students

“So where are you going to live?” I heard this question over and over again, when saying good-bye to friends and family to start the UIC Liautaud MBA program in Fall 2013. Organizing a move to a new city is not the easiest thing to do. Here are a few tips to help you with your move. Incoming international students: When moving to a new city and without knowing anyone, where are the right places to look for an apartment? Where are the best and most convenient areas to live? While I had moved... read more

UIC Tech Ventures and Beyond! - Full Interview

Since winning the grand prize at the 2013 UIC Concept2Venture competition in December, the NuFortis team has been on the road these past few months participating and winning prizes at other business plan competitions all over the nation!  I had a chance to speak with them, and this is what I found out…   1. Tell us about your company and its origin in the Technology Ventures Program.  NuFortis is a technology services firm offering the next generation Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) solution... read more

UIC Tech Ventures and Beyond!

                      Soon-to-be graduates and co-founders of NuFortis, Flor Fernandez, Brittany Chibe and Jason Rebello have been unstoppable since winning first place at UIC C2V Business Plan Competition this past December. The team placed 2nd in the Louisville Cardinal Challenge elevator pitch competition and 6th in the Georgia Bowl competition, and has raised a total of $4,250 in prize money. Their upcoming schedule is jam-packed and will take them to The Big Sell competition at Purdue... read more

UIC Science & Technology Fellow at IllinoisVENTURES

          Philippe Kirschey         Full-time MBA Candidate 2015, Entrepreneurship and Management         Undergraduate Degree: Mechanical Engineering         Undergraduate School: Bergische University of Wuppertal, Germany           Career goal: President of CENTA Antriebe Kirschey GmbH           Organizations involved with: MBAA, Innovation Incubator                                      UIC Liautaud recently partnered with UIC’s Office of Technology Management and IllinoisVENTURES to offer... read more