May 21, 2013Each Chicago-area manufacturing job adds 2.2 more: Report
Multiplier effect in supply, service jobs varies by industry
May 10, 2013Applied finance conference draws top experts
Leading practioners and scholars to look at new developments in quantitative finance
April 26, 2013UIC launches $10M ‘innovation fund’ to advance startups
Proceeds will be reinvested to support further UIC technology development
March 22, 2013Resale shops thrive despite eBay competition
A new study says Chicago’s second-hand stores support regular retail by unloading unwanted goods.
March 12, 2013Hall of Fame honors 11 entrepreneurs
The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies will induct 11 new members into the Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame at its 28th anniversary gala celebration. Gary Rabine, CEO of Rabine Group in Schaumburg, Ill., will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award. WHEN: Thursday, March 14 5:30 p.m. – reception (open [...]
February 25, 2013Manufacturing growth ‘moderately high-tech’
Chemical, machinery industries will outpace pharma, electronics in factory job growth.
February 21, 2013Hall of Fame honors 11 entrepreneurs
Chicago-area business leaders are recognized for innovation, lasting impact.
January 29, 2013UIC to launch Weekend MBA program for fall 2013
New MBA option with Saturday classes is for working professionals who want to earn an MBA while pursuing their careers.
December 20, 2012Student entrepreneurs win at business plan competition
A plan to provide an environmentally friendly, water-repellant industrial coating won UIC’s eighth annual Concept2Venture Business Plan Competition, a showcase for student entrepreneurship.
December 4, 2012UIC business professor honored with Chinese government foreign expert award
J. Christopher Westland, professor of information and decision sciences in the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Business Administration, has received the honorary position of Overseas Chair Professor at Beihang University. The award, funded by the Chinese government, honors top foreign academics who specialize in STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and mathematics.