News and Events

Keep up with the latest happenings at the Quinlan School of Business!

Read our news and stories below and see the Quinlan Calendar for all our events and education opportunities. Alumni are also invited to our Quinlan Alumni Events.

News and Stories from the Quinlan School of Business

In Memoriam: Mine Cinar, PhD

We mourn the passing of Professor Mine Cinar, who was a remarkable teacher, researcher, and colleague. She joined the business faculty in 1983 and was twice named Faculty of the Year by the Quinlan School of Business. Read more

New Family Business Center board members

The new board members represent three different generations of family businesses headquartered in Indiana, Michigan, and Illinois. Read more

Congratulations, Class of 2024

We are so proud of the more than 700 members of our Class of 2024! They leave Quinlan with the skills and knowledge to be difference makers in the business community and in the world. Read more

Quinlan Honors and Awards 2024

Quinlan is proud to celebrate our highest achieving undergraduate students. Read more

Quinlan Faculty and Staff Award winners 2024

The Quinlan School of Business honored 13 faculty and staff members for innovation, teaching, research, dedication to Quinlan's mission, and more. Read more

Running her course

Mimi Reimers (BS ’21, MBA ’22, MS ’24) is building a career understanding science and consumer behavior to develop more nutritious foods without compromising taste. Read more

Non-stop Sullivan

Alex Sullivan has packed his four years at Quinlan to the brim with extracurriculars and internships, securing a position at Goldman Sachs after graduation. Read more

Shaping DEIB at Quinlan

Assistant Professor Arilova Randrianasolo is shaping a more equitable and inclusive future at Quinlan as the school’s first director of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB). Read more

Part-Time MBA ranks among the top

The part-time MBA program continues its streak of ranking in the Top 3 in Chicago, according to U.S. News & World Report, 2025. The program ranks #42 in the nation. Read more

Unlocking excellence

Akilah Blackman (MBA ’19) shares her transformational MBA journey at Quinlan, beginning with her move from California to Chicago. Read more

Career services for business students

Far beyond the traditional resume review, Loyola Career Services offers many valuable resources for business students. Read more

Unforgettable Ramble to New York

During spring break 2024, 15 students from Quinlan and Arrupe College of Loyola embarked on a trip to New York City for the annual Quinlan Ramble. Read more

Pitching new ideas

At the 2023 New Venture Pitch Competition, three students rose to the top pitching products ranging from a transportation tool to skincare. Read more

Transformative travels in Southeast Asia

Discover the immersive journey of graduate students as they explored Southeast Asia, diving into new cultures, meaningful encounters, and profound lessons in MARK 561. Read more

Challenging marketers to “SeeHer” accurately

Quinlan marketing chair Linda Tuncay Zayer created curriculum with the national organization SeeHer to portray women and gender equitably and accurately within advertising. Read more

Finding patterns

Groundbreaking research by Associate Professor Hae Mi Choi uncovers waves of enforcement by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Read more

Climbing the corporate ladder

Jaime Orejuela, CEO of Loyola Limited, discusses his work overseeing Loyola’s student-run businesses and how Quinlan has shaped his approach to leadership. Read more

Research for a more equitable world

Assistant Professor Danielle Booker’s dedication to inspiring change in the auditing and accounting industries has created a significant industry impact. Read more

Honoring Black Excellence

The Quinlan School of Business honored four difference makers who embody the values of inclusion, equity, and leadership at its second annual Black Excellence Awards Dinner. Read more

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

Wishing you a joyous holiday season! Watch the top Quinlan moments of 2023 and see how we decorated the Schreiber Center. Read more

Stickiness and market efficiency in finance and the classroom

Assistant Professor Guner Velioglu leverages his research on price stickiness and market efficiency to enhance the classroom experience for his students. Read more

Janiga's journey

Jason Janiga (BBA ’21, MS ’22), recipient of a 2023 President’s Medallion, is building a business career that taps into his creativity and leverages the connections he’s gained at Quinlan across three business degrees. Read more

Meet the new faculty

Seven new tenure-track faculty members joined the Quinlan School of Business this academic year. They bring a wealth of international academic and industry experience to the school. Read more

Providing business attire to our students

The Quinlan Closet, which launched in September 2023, provides Quinlan students professional clothing for job interviews, career fairs, and more. Read more

Loyola Faculty Member of the Year awarded to Quinlan professor

Associate Professor Jenna Drenten was honored with a University award for her innovative marketing research and for empowering students in the classroom. Read more

Top undergraduate business program in Chicago

The latest U.S. News rankings place Quinlan as #1 in Chicago for undergraduate business and #84 in the nation. Read more

Helping kickstart careers

Eric Holler (MBA ’13) specializes in recruiting and coaching high-performance sales teams. Now, he is taking his coaching skills directly to Quinlan students through the Q Mentorship Program. Read more

Dashing to the future

Quinlan MBA graduate and former cross country and track and field athlete Ryan Martins shares his journey as a graduate-transfer student and how he’s preparing for life after Loyola. Read more

Building a super campaign

Quinlan marketing graduate Alex Minton (BBA '19) found his dream career with Taco Bell and helped to create a campaign around the biggest night in American television. Read more

Serving those who served

Rocky Belmonte (MBA ’16) is using her position at Grainger, which is a Fortune 500 industrial supply company, to advance the well-being of veterans like herself. Read more

New executive director of the Loyola Business Leadership Hub

Professor Mike Hewitt will continue to develop the Loyola Business Leadership Hub into a translational force that moves knowledge to practice and brings the best industry practices into Quinlan classrooms. Read more

Celebrating Black excellence

The first annual Black Excellence Awards Dinner honored four difference makers who embody the values of inclusion, equity, and leadership. Read more

Rising accounting star

Andrew Coombs (BBA ’09) has been recognized as a rising star from his successful accounting firm and his community engagement. Read more

Winning Wheel of Fortune

Assistant Professor Danielle Booker won big on the game show – and helped promote the joy of accounting. Read more

Congratulations, Class of 2023

We are so proud of the more than 900 members of our Class of 2023! Commencement speakers included Thomas Hund (BBA '76), former executive vice president/chief financial officer of BNSF Railway Co., and students Patricia Harris (MBA ’23) and Natalia Mendez (BBA ’23). Read more

Quinlan Honors and Awards, 2023

We were thrilled to recognize our top undergraduates in the Class of 2023.  Read more

Quinlan faculty and staff award winners 2023

We honored 13 of our faculty and staff in this year's Quinlan Faculty and Staff Awards. Read more

Rambling toward entrepreneurship

At Loyola, Irina Voloshina (MBA ’23) built connections and experienced new cultures. Now, she’s ready to become an entrepreneur with the skills she learned in her program. Read more

Enriching study trip to San Francisco

Earlier this year, Quinlan Ramble students spent their spring break in San Francisco to expand their network and visit companies. Read more

Top in Chicago

Quinlan is among the top business schools, says U.S. News and World Report. Our part-time MBA continues to be Top 3 in Chicago and is #43 in the nation. Two other programs are in the Top 25 in the nation. Read more

Alumna leads the way in green education

Anne-Michele Boyle (BBA '01) is inspiring a new generation of students to be sustainable through her work at a public high school in Chicago. Read more

Life-changing study abroad in Southeast Asia

In January 2023, graduate students in Marketing 561 embarked on a transformational study abroad trip to Southeast Asia to experience new cultures and study comparative consumer behavior. Read more

Extending a family legacy

The Follett and Litzsinger families gave $2 million to Loyola University Chicago to support family-owned businesses and honor the Follett family legacy. Read more

Finding a new calling

Agnieszka Ardelt, MD (MBA-HCM ’17), chair of neurology at MetroHealth in Cleveland, is helping transform a community in partnership with local students. Read more

Demystifying entrepreneurship

Nicolas Soto Hay, a triple Quinlan major, hosts and produces Ignite Lab’s Spark podcast to help inspire entrepreneurial thinking. Read more

Starting with students

For Professor Nenad Jukic, being a difference maker starts with empowering his students with both hard and soft skills. Read more

Examining sustainable business

Professor Jennifer Griffin has spent the past two decades studying business ethics, and is examining the role of CSR and ESG in various businesses. Read more

Executive advancement for EMBA student

Executive MBA student Jenny Sepulveda’s promotion makes her the first Latina ever in Guaranteed Rate leadership. Read more

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

All of us at Quinlan wish you a joyous holiday season! Check out how we decorated the Schreiber Center and wrapped our 2022. Read more

Introducing the Family Business Center director

Jill McCall is a community builder and innovator with extensive experience in association leadership and consulting. READ MORE

Plank on point

Catie Plank, Quinlan’s 2022 President’s Medallion recipient, has made the most of her time as a Rambler, from starting a student organization to co-authoring DEI research. Read more

Welcome, new faculty members

Four new full-time faculty members joined the Quinlan School of Business this fall, bolstering our programs with their experience and expertise. Read more

Lessons from COVID-19

In his new book, Professor Clifford Shultz and a global team of scholars analyze the COVID-19 pandemic response and how to facilitate the quality-of-life and well-being of communities around the world. Read more

Undergraduate program ranked No. 1 in Chicago

The latest U.S. News rankings place Quinlan as top in Chicago. Four majors also ranked among the nation's best. Read more

Building a new future through LoyolaLinked

Former women’s basketball player Brittney Marshall used mentoring platform LoyolaLinked to kickstart a career in technology. Along the way, she built a friendship with a fellow Rambler. Read more

Meet Dean Behnam

The new dean is focused on elevating the success of the entire Quinlan community, as well as increasing the school’s focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read more

Center named for Professor Kaufman

A $1.25 million gift from Mimi Winter has renamed the Center for Financial and Policy Studies for the late George G. Kaufman, PhD, a renowned economist, researcher, and Loyola professor. Read more

Entrepreneurial competition launches

Through the New Venture Pitch Competition, Loyola students can win up to $3,000 for the best “elevator pitch” of a business venture. Read more

Brewing sustainable coffee and improving lives

Harry Hutchins (BBA ’16) founded a mission-driven coffee company dedicated to extraordinary coffee, environmental sustainability, and improving lives in Honduras. Read more

Jesuit values in data analytics

Professor Fredrick Kaefer is helping incorporate Jesuit values into information management courses around the world. Read more

Our new dean

A noted scholar, faculty member, and administrator, Michael Behnam, PhD, will become Quinlan's dean on September 1, 2022. Read more

Celebrating Anne Smart's Retirement

Anne Smart is retiring as director of our Loyola Family Business Center after 13 years of service to the family business community. READ MORE

Embarking on a global supply chain career

Quinlan helped launch Alex Stoll's international supply chain career with shipping company Maersk — and by extension, his award-nominated photography hobby. Read more

Innovative purpose-driven leaders connect and inspire at Leading for Good

Over the course of nine days, more than 60 exceptional speakers and hundreds of incredible participants from across the country joined Leading for Good. Read more

Finding value in ESG impact

Gone are the days of investors making decisions based almost exclusively on profit margins. They are increasingly considering a company's Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) value-add. Read more

Developing a consulting mindset as a leader

"A consulting mindset is all about solving business problems so they stay solved," says Carol Fitzgibbons, an instructor in the Next Generation MBA program. Read more

How to make critical decisions

"Gone are the days of businesses making decisions based on instinct or preference," says Cerag Pince, associate professor and instructor in the Next Generation MBA program. Read more

Tackling bias in business

Bias is inevitable whenever business leaders make decisions based on their experiences and the available data, says Senior Lecturer Carolyn Tang Kmet. Read more

Bringing real experience

Omar Brown, the Big Ten Conference's senior vice president, people and cultural officer, has returned to Quinlan, bringing with him real-world expertise. Read more

Experience Q Talks: Live! Spring 2022

Watch thought-provoking presentations from Melissa Ballate (BBA '01, MBA '03) on the heart of change, Professor Cedric Dawkins on the divestment-engagement paradox, and Professor Joel Han on neighborhood disparities. Read more

Skydiving to unique solutions

Indoor skydiving during a course taught by Senior Ignatian Lecturer Stacy Neier Beran helped students gain a new perspective on a real-world client. Read more

Congratulations, Class of 2022

We are so proud of the nearly 1,000 members of our Class of 2022!  Read more

Words of Wisdom from the Class of 2022

Watch as graduate and undergraduate students from the Class of 2022 reflect on their Quinlan experiences. Read more

Quinlan Honors and Awards, 2022

Quinlan recognizes its top undergraduates in the Class of 2022.  Read more

Quinlan faculty and staff award winners 2022

Quinlan recognizes outstanding faculty and staff through the annual Quinlan Faculty and Staff Awards. Read more

Creating thoughtful leaders 

Senior Lecturer Carolyn Tang Kmet’s courses challenge students to identify bias in data and to define their successes beyond themselves. Read more

Building a community at Quinlan

Hussam Bachour (MSSCM `16, MBA `17) highlights how the Quinlan community helped shape his professional career. Read more

Strong rankings for Quinlan graduate programs

Our part-time MBA program continues to be in the Top 3 in Chicago, according to U.S. News & World Report. Three other graduate programs also ranked in the Top 25 in the nation. Read more

Information systems alum flourishes in his career

Vincenzo Sposito (BBA ’14, MSISM `19) uses the skills he learned at Quinlan to advance in his career. Read more

Q Mentors leads to internships and friendship

Alexandra Snyder (BBA `23) landed internships at Amazon and Boeing with the help of Q Mentor Jay Kulle (BA '87). Read more

Professionals talk COVID-19 at Q Talks: Live! Spring 2020

Quinlan faculty and business professionals talked about COVID-19's impact on three facets of business. Read more

Quinlan Ramble to Atlanta

During spring break 2022, Quinlan students flew to Atlanta to visit major corporations and Loyola and learn about business in another major U.S. city. Read more

Quinlan alum helps close the healthcare gap  

Sun Lee-Such (MBA-HCM `11) reflects on how a Quinlan degree helped her career in healthcare management. Read more

Graduate student creates small business

Loyola friends and classmates helped graduate student Leticia Liakopulos (MSISA ’22) create her jewelry business from the ground up. Read more

Professor Chakraborti joins Economics Department

Associate Professor Lopa Chakraborti teaches her students the importance of economics and sustainability through the lens of her childhood in India. Read more

Professor Alexander joins Management Department

Assistant Professor Katie Alexander uses her corporate experience to shape her students into ethical leaders. Read more

Lessons we can learn from great leaders

MBA graduate Cindy Bertram share tips she’s learned from great humans and leaders. Read more

Introducing the Baumhart Center director

Karen Weigert is a transformational leader with an unwavering commitment to driving social change. Read more

Running a student business during COVID-19

Loyola Limited presidents reflect on their student-run businesses. Read more

Get involved with student organizations

Watch as Quinlan students explain the value of joining their student organization, from business fraternities to investment funds. Read more

Quinlan Wrapped 2021: Quinlan’s top moments

See our most popular moments in 2021 from the men's basketball team in the Sweet 16 to our business thought leadership. Read more

What we are thankful for

This holiday season, our students, faculty, and staff share what they are most thankful for. Read more

Experience Q Talks: Live! Fall 2021

Watch inspiring presentations from Professor Katie Alexander on insubordination in the workplace, Professor April Lane Schuster on the power of innovation, and Myla Skinner (MBA '22) on organizational alignment Read more

Managing change during COVID-19

Professor Anne Reilly offers change management advice that managers can implement now. Read more

International recognition for innovative course

Associate Professor Swasti Gupta-Mukherjee developed one of eight courses worldwide to receive the Aspen Institute’s 2021 Ideas Worth Teaching Award. Read more

Loyola Mentors celebrates first anniversary

In one year, more than 1,000 Quinlan alumni and students like Sydney Seufzer (BBA ’22) have joined the networking platform. Read more

Undergraduate business program ranked No. 1 in Chicago

The latest U.S. News & World Report rankings place us as top in Chicago. Read more

Words of advice from our faculty

Believe. Be a unicorn. Get involved. Reach out to your professors. Quinlan faculty offer words of encouragement to our students. Read more

Words of advice from Professor Binkley

“When things get tough, keep showing up. And when you show up, be present and deliberate in your actions,” says Zach Binkley. Read more

Words of advice from Professor Cinar

"To quote the poet Rumi, 'But don’t be satisfied with stories, How things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth,'" says Mine Cinar. Read more

Words of advice from Professor Booker

"Get to know your professors! We're here to help you learn," says Danielle Booker. Read more

Words of advice from Professor Diaz

"Let us embrace this return to campus to give our very best in the classroom and outside of it!" says Julian Diaz. Read more

Words of advice from Professor Geroulis

"Channel your full creative capacities. It’s vital that you have faith in yourself, for then you’ll have sublime faith in mankind," says Eve Geroulis. Read more

Words of advice from Professor Hewitt

"Be kind to others, do every job well, and never be afraid to take a break for yourself or to help others," says Mike Hewitt. Read more

Words of advice from Professor Janiga

"Remember that even failures are learning experiences that lead to growth," says John Janiga. Read more

Words of advice from Professor Jukic

"Be ready for any changes and have faith that we will know how to handle them if they happen," says Nenad Jukic. Read more

Words of advice from Professor Kmet

"Don’t be afraid to buck expectations and pursue the unpredicted," says Carolyn Tang Kmet. Read more

Words of advice from Professor Neier Beran

"When in doubt, let's take a Ted Lasso playbook page: Believe," says Stacy Neier Beran. Read more

Words of advice from Professor Nestorov

"The next few years will be particularly exciting and rich with opportunities to redefine and change industries and possibly the world!" says Svetlozar Nestorov. Read more

Words of advice from Professor Sredl

“Be a unicorn! Practice Ignatian reflection to find out what makes you unique," says Katherine Sredl. Read more

Retiring after a career filled with challenging opportunities

Associate Professor Emerita Dawn Harris reflects on some challenging opportunities from her Quinlan career. Read more

Looking forward to school

Quinlan students share what they are looking forward to this academic year. Read more

Five tips for student success at Quinlan

We want our students to be prepared for success. Here are five tips for success at the Quinlan School of Business. Read more

Remembering Professor Emeritus George Kaufman

In June, we celebrated the life and legacy of Professor Emeritus George Kaufman, who was one of the world's leading experts on banking, a prolific researcher, and a highly regarded teacher. Read more

Baumhart Center’s transformational moment

The center grows its work in DEI and other critical areas while searching for its new director. Read more

UN food program thrives with help of Quinlan alum

Saidi Mwanundu (MS ’15) uses his financial expertise to keep the United Nations World Food Programme running smoothly. Read more

Nowak becomes interim dean

Helping create a better Chicago for all will be his focus in the next year. Read more

Congratulations, Class of 2021!

See the Class of 2021 virtual celebration featuring graduating students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Read more

Quinlan Honors and Awards, 2021

We celebrate our top undergraduate students through our annual Honors and Awards presentation. Read more

Certificate leads to new data analytics career

Hannah Becker found a new career path and a strong foundation in business data analytics at Quinlan. Read more

Moving from "as is" to "could be"

Stacy Neier Beran, senior Ignatian lecturer, shares her insights on shifting mindsets with design thinking Read more

Writing the business stories others read

Jie Zheng (BBA '21) is turning his passion for business news and marketing insights into a mission-focused career. Read more

Cultivating equitable workplaces through inclusive leadership

Learn the habits, behaviors, and planning required to be an inclusive leader in a Q Talks Podcast episode featuring Brandon Pendleton and Colleen Reaney of our Executive and Professional Education Center. Read more

We all must keep the needle moving toward justice, says professor

Professor Arup Varma shared in a Q Talks Podcast his experience navigating the tension between being not white and not Black. Read more

An incredible basketball run, fueled by sports analytics

In early 2021, Clayton Custer (BBA '18, MBA '19), Lecturer Zach Binkley, PhD, and Patrick Wallace sat down to discuss how Loyola men's basketball is using sports analytics to improve player performance. Read more

Setting goals, not expectations, leads to success

Jennile O'Connor (BBA '21) said 'yes' to opportunities, which led to three internships at Deloitte. Read more

Inclusive sports mascots are good business, says professor

In a Q Talks Podcast, Professor Zachary Binkley discusses the ramifications of mascots rooted in racism, and why meaningful rebranding is good for business. Read more

As the NFT market grows, our students are learning in real time

Professor Zach Binkley and his class are tracking the explosive growth of NFTs, particularly on the sports side of the industry. Read more

Degrees bring credibility and confidence to data analytics consulting

Thomas Smyth (BBA '19, MS '20) launched his consulting career in data analytics with a graduate degree in information systems from Quinlan. Read more

Finding philosophy in data analytics

Raphael Roxas (BA '19) used the Business Data Analytics certificate to pivot his career. Read more

Education and effort reduces implicit bias

In a Q Talks Podcast episode, Rachel Gregoire and Colleen Reaney explore implicit biases in the workplace and what we can do to bring awareness to them. Read more

AACSB re-accredits Quinlan due to first-rate business education

Quinlan's business and accounting programs continue to hold this top mark of excellence. Read more

Rankings place Quinlan near the top

Quinlan's part-time MBA program continues to be in the Top 3 in Chicago and the Baumhart Scholars MBA is No. 7 in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2022 rankings. Two of our MS programs also ranked. Read more

Quinlan student wins regional Collegian of the Year award

Sarah Hoffman (BBA '22) was recognized by Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity for her efforts as recruitment chair. Read more

Adding value with accounting and analytics expertise

Rick Gevis is using his expertise in accounting and data analytics to turn a start-up into a well-oiled machine. Read more

Approach to income inequality should stem from values, says professor

Professor Tassos Malliaris discusses income inequality and how values should shape our decisions on the Q Talks Podcast. Read more

One year later: Rising to the challenges of COVID-19

One year after the COVID-19 pandemic sent Loyola online, Quinlan looks back at how our community rallied, adapted, and even thrived. Read more

Quinlan teams win big across disciplines

Student teams from Quinlan have brought home top honors from a variety of business disciplines and student competitions. Read more

Combining entrepreneurial spirit and Jesuit values

An ambitious entrepreneur, Nikiya Price (MBA '21) is building her future with the help of the Next Gen MBA. Read more

Students skill up with Salesforce

Students and alumni are networking and building in-demand technology skills, powered by Salesforce and its free online learning platform, Trailhead. Read more

Q Mentorship program builds critical professional skills

Frayne Lewis (BBA '22) connected with Kyle Sigmund (MS '11) and an internship with the help of the Q Mentorship program. Read more

Leveling up with the Next Gen MBA

Veerkanvar Cheema (MBA '21) is advancing his career with the problem solving, strategic thinking, and networking skills he's gaining at Quinlan. Read more

Building interdisciplinary skillsets with the Next Gen MBA

Madisyn Fairchild (BA '20, MBA '21) is building on her theater experience with business acumen she's learning as part of the Next Gen MBA. Read more

Next Gen MBA's consulting focus shifts student perspectives

The new MBA prepares students to think like consultants through classes like Professor Stacy Neier Beran's three-week consulting course. Read more

Leadership transition

In June, Dean Kevin Stevens will be stepping down. Associate Dean Maciek Nowak will serve as the interim dean until a national search for the next dean is complete. Read more

Q Talks Podcast miniseries on race and business

The miniseries explores the intersection of race and topics including corporate social responsibility, the marketplace, the workplace, and faith. Read more

Professor helps organize Vietnamese conference on marketing and sustainability

Where do marketing and plastic waste clean-up intersect? According to Professor Cliff Shultz, it’s a place of responsibility and opportunity. Read more

Double alum named head of BMO Family Office

Shannon Kennedy’s servant leadership-style and 30 years of experience brings a unique perspective to the world of finance. Read more

Basketball, best-selling author, and a Quinlan MBA: An alum's journey

John Willkom’s book Walk-On Warrior chronicles how his hard work led him through college basketball, a job in the NBA, and his current career in e-commerce. Read more

From Loyola to restaurant leadership: Meet Morgan Olszewski

Alumna Morgan Olszewski reflects on her journey to become the director of two Chicago restaurants, Yūgen and Onward Chicago. Read more

Marketing research needs to be driven by social justice, says Professor Ekpo

Professor Akon Ekpo studies how the marketplace marginalizes minorities and calls for marketing research to be driven by social justice. Read more

Three professors are leaders in research on gender and marketing

Professors Jenna Drenten, Katherine Sredl, and Linda Tuncay Zayer contributed their revolutionary research to the Handbook of Research on Gender and Marketing. Read more

Sexual assault victims have an incentive to report early, says Professor Lee

In her theoretical research, Assistant Professor Frances Lee finds that victims of sexual assaults have a stronger incentive to report early to encourage other reporters than libelers do. Read more

Workers’ rights should apply to Uber and Lyft, too, says Professor Norlander

Professor Peter Norlander has challenged Uber and Lyft to consider issues of worker's rights for their drivers. Read more

Taking stock of market uncertainty

Investors should be careful about how to use and interpret financial analysts’ forecasts, suggests research by Professor Hae mi Choi. Read more

Professor helps Malaysian university integrate sustainability initiatives through Fulbright

Professor Nancy Landrum fulfilled a lifelong goal of participating in the Fulbright program, working with Quest International University Perak in Malaysia to implement sustainability initiatives. Read more

Quinlan faculty and staff award winners 2021

Quinlan recognized outstanding faculty and staff through the annual Quinlan Faculty and Staff Awards. Read more

Professor Norman Massel joins Accounting faculty

Professor Massel returns to Rogers Park, the neighborhood he grew up in, with a passion for sharing his accounting knowledge with Quinlan students. Read more

Join LoyolaLinked

The powerful networking and mentorship platform connects alumni and students. Read more

Undergraduate business program ranked No. 1 in Chicago

The latest U.S. News & World Report rankings place us as top in Chicago. Read more

Next Generation MBA is calling

Our radically redesigned, skills-based MBA program is crafted to meet the evolving needs of students and employers. Read more

Top 3 in Chicago and among the best in the latest U.S. News rankings

Quinlan's part-time MBA program continues to be in the Top 3 in Chicago. A total of five Quinlan graduate programs are ranked among the top 45 in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. Read more

Professor Danielle Booker joins Accounting faculty

Professor Booker brings Big Four and industry experience to Quinlan students — as well as a winning streak on the Family Feud game show. Read more

Seven job market and human resources trends during COVID-19

Professors Dow Scott, Arup Varma, Dennis Nirtaut, and Peter Norlander identify the trends and shifts we can expect to see. Read more

In Memoriam: George Kaufman, PhD

We mourn the passing of Professor Emeritus George Kaufman, who was one of the world's leading experts on banking, a prolific researcher, and a highly regarded teacher. Read more

Corporate responsibility is heightened amid protests and police brutality, says two professors

Professor Cedric Dawkins discussed corporate social responsibility with Professor Abe Singer as part of the Q Talks Podcast miniseries on race and business. Read more

In Memoriam: Geraldine Rosa Henderson, PhD

We mourn the passing of Prof. Gerri Henderson, an inspiring mentor, talented researcher, and generous and caring friend. Read more

Blackstone creates scholarship in honor of John Schreiber

The scholarship —created with a $1 million gift — will establish an endowment to support students with the greatest financial need. Read more

Congratulations, Class of 2019!

See photos, video, and social posts from Quinlan's 2019 Commencement Ceremonies and commencement celebrations. Read more

Advice from Quinlan students for the new school year

Seven Quinlan students offer their thoughts on how to make the most of your time at the Quinlan School of Business. Read more

Celebrating the Class of 2020

At virtual commencement ceremonies in August, we celebrated our Class of 2020 and all its accomplishments. Read more

Esports take off as a ‘pandemic pastime’

Esports offer an outlet for new sports content, competition, and community during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, says Lecturer Zach Binkley. Read more

Marketing for good

Brendan Creamer (BBA ’16) has worked on critical public service advertisements, including the Ad Council’s recent coronavirus response effort. Read more

Alum Chris Benning is creating opportunity through healthcare analytics

Chris Benning (MBA ’11) is opening doors in the analytics field while also improving patient and employee well-being at Northwestern Medicine. Read more

Congratulations, Class of 2020!

See the Class of 2020 Digital Send-Off featuring graduating students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Read more

Supply chain program honors four alumni

In recognition of their contributions to the supply chain industry, Quinlan honors Donna Warton (MBA ’93), Hussam Bachour (MBA ’16, MSSCM ’16), Tanvee Agrawal (MSSCM ’20), and Roy Scheck (MBA '19, MSSCM '19). Read more

From basketball team manager to international career

Sameer Sawaqed (BBA ’19) launched an international career and a mentorship podcast with the help of the networking skills he honed at Quinlan. Read more

Quinlan faculty give thanks

Their students and their families topped the list for what Quinlan faculty are thankful for this year. Read more

Baumhart Scholar named a 2020 Game Changer

Jennifer Hodges (MBA '21) was one of only 40 leaders in the Chicago region to be recognized by Ariel Investments and WVON Radio for shaping the region's future. Read more

CME Foundation Scholar George Campau sets his sights on a sustainable future

CME Foundation Scholar George Campau ('21) studies finance and information systems. Why? He wants to create renewable energy for a sustainable future. Read more

Three semesters abroad and two degrees mark Srishti Srivastava's Loyola experience

The U.S./Europe Double Degree program is providing Srivastava a unique, global perspective during her undergraduate career. Read more

MS programs gain STEM designation

The business data analytics, finance, information systems, and supply chain management master's programs received the designation. Read more

Stock trading during COVID-19 inspires student to find a new career path in business

Sophomore Sa'ad Khan switched from chemistry pre-med to finance after he started trading stocks during COVID-19. Read more

Expatriates need social and workplace support, says professor

Once we’re better able to understand the motivations of locals to help expats, says Professor Arup Varma, then we can work with companies to train and better prepare expats. Read more

Reimagining farmers markets

Marketing students in Lecturer Stacy Neier Beran’s courses are partnering with Chicago-area farmers markets in the summer and fall. Read more

Financial Times recognizes Quinlan for leadership in social purpose

Quinlan was one of only four business schools in the world recognized for excellence in three or more of the areas of social impact identified by the Financial Times. Read more

Our economic future with COVID-19

Professor Abol Jalilvand offers his take on the short-term and long-term economic implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

Quinlan teams bring home top honors from Teradata Universe 

Teams won the Data and Analytics Challenges at this year’s conference, despite the challenges of working remotely. Read more

Nine Loyola students selected as CME Group Foundation Scholars

Of the 25 high-performing students selected by the foundation, nine – or nearly 40% – are Loyola students. Read more

In networking, be fearless and be yourself, says alum

Callista Gould (MBA '97), a certified etiquette instructor, shares her top tips for students to consider in networking and in business. Read more

Engaging with students and staff created success for alum

When looking for a student-focused experience, alum Jessica Holden (MSHR ’15) felt Quinlan outshone the rest. Read more

Ricci Scholars takes two Quinlan students to Rome and Beijing

Through the Ricci Scholars program, Olivia Muszynski and Alaina Miller researched in Rome and Beijing, and found an international career path. Read more

Using grit from Quinlan to move up at Big Four firm

Allison Huey (MSA ’09) attributes her career success to the determination and work ethic she honed while at Quinlan. Read more

Building the foundations for success

Alum John Palarz (MSA ’15) gained the foundational knowledge and technical skills he needed to jumpstart his career after graduation. Read more

Alum finds the best of both worlds with info systems

Deena McKay (MSISM ’11) build the career she wanted at the intersection of business and technology. Read more

From Chicago startups to Big Four consulting

James D. Pietrarosso (BBA ’15, MSBDA ’18) refined his analytical proficiency, business acumen, and career path while obtaining his master’s degree at Quinlan. Read more

The balance of the right skills, at the right time

Alumna Bianca Marjalino found the program that worked for her, and had a job offer before graduation. Read more

Quinlan teams win big across fields

Quinlan students get high honors at competitions in supply chain management, information systems, accounting, and human resources. Read more

Quinlan's winning streak continues at Teradata Universe

Quinlan students brought home top honors from this year's conference after finding surprising insights in Divvy rider data. Read more

Students win big at the Teradata Analytics Universe competition

One team won the international Analytics Challenge, and a second team was among the top 5 finalists in the Data Challenge. Read more

Quinlan wows once again at Teradata Partners Conference

Two teams of undergraduate Quinlan students bested teams from around the world to emerge victorious at the 2017 Teradata Partners Conference. Read more

Quinlan undergrads honored at global data analytics conference

Two teams of Quinlan undergraduates advanced to the finals at the competitive Teradata Partners World Conference, with one team taking home a top honor. Read more

Quinlan teams impress global data conference attendees

Two undergraduate teams bested graduate students from around the world to earn the "People’s Choice” award. Read more

Big data, big champions

Quinlan undergraduates walk away with two out of three awards at one of the largest data analytics and technology conferences in the nation—beating out teams of MBA and PhD candidates. Read more

Top tips to excel at a job search

Business Career Services offers insights and tools to help you move forward in your career. Read more

Rogers Park and Edgewater businesses becoming more sustainable with Loyola’s help

A Sustainable Business Management class ran green audits and a “cash mob” to help sustainability efforts at two local businesses. Read more

Professor Drenten breaks down stereotypes of women on social media and in gaming

Her two chapters in the Handbook of Research on Gender and Marketing discuss social media's beauty ideals and the gendered harassment in video gaming. Read more

Professor Sredl researches gender in emerging markets

She was recently published in the international Handbook of Research on Gender and Marketing on the intersection of post-socialist spaces, gender, and marketing. Read more

Professor Tuncay Zayer researches why we should transform traditional gender roles

Her chapter in the Handbook of Research on Gender and Marketing discusses how marketing can help address the world's social and business issues. Read more

Transgender communities find funding and community on digital platforms, according to research by Professor Drenten

As a Gannon Center Faculty Fellow, Professor Jenna Drenten studied transgender communities, crowdfunding, and TikTok. Read more

Meet Erik Larson

"Quinlan opened career doors that surpassed my wildest expectations," says Erik Larson, MS '14. Read more

Meet Harold Dillow

"I chose this program because I felt like the professors and the school were really focused on business and ethics," says Harold Dillow, MBA '14, Supply Chain Concentration. Read more

Meet TJ Wiley

"Quinlan’s Supply Chain Management program does a great job of keeping students engaged through exciting opportunities beyond the classroom," says TJ Wiley, MS '13, MBA '14. Read more

Q Mentorship program gives student career direction and purpose

After serving in the U.S. Army, student Charles Lencioni was able to reinvent himself with the support of the Q Mentorship program. Read more

Alumnus reflects on mentorship role

Alumnus Jim Dempsey wanted to give the gift of time to his alma mater – and found the perfect fit serving as a mentor in the Q Mentorship Program. Read more

Quinlan partners with global accounting organization

The partnership with ACCA USA will help MSA students build their accounting careers anywhere around the world. Read more

Q Mentorship: Connecting business students and alumni mentors

For one student, the program led to an unforgettable call from her mentor and a New York City internship. Read more

Navigating a hurricane, pandemic, and career

From surviving Hurricane Katrina to her grandfather's fight with COVID-19 to finding a career, alum Meka McKnight found support at Loyola. Read more

Professor Drenten’s Integrated Marketing Communications pitches final projects to Vivid Seats

Students from Professor Jenna Drenten’s marketing class worked with ticket marketplace Vivid Seats throughout the semester before presenting their ideas to Vivid Seats executives in a “Shark Tank” style presentation. Read more

Supply Chain Summit explores future of industry and honors leaders

Supply chain professionals from 70 Chicagoland organizations listened to industry leaders from McDonald's, Morton Salt, the U.S. Department of State, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and more. Read more

Mintel partners with Loyola to study GenZ consumer habits

Jeannette Ornelas (BBA ’13) of Mintel, a marketing research firm, teamed with Quinlan faculty and students to study consumer habits of GenZ. Read more

Award-winning business case to be used nationwide in marketing classes

A business case by Professors Stacy Neier and Mary Ann McGrath placed third at a selective national competition and will be included in a national marketing education handbook. Read more

Alumni and clients bring real-world connections to marketing research course

To celebrate ten years of teaching Quinlan's marketing research course, Professor Stacy Neier Beran invited her network of Quinlan alumni into her classroom to connect with students. Read more

Moving online, but still one Quinlan community

Quinlan students reflect on the positives of moving to online learning in response to COVID-19. Read more

A toast to our graduating students

Quinlan celebrated its graduating students with live toasts featuring remarks by Dean Kevin Stevens, faculty, and staff. Read more

Career services for business students

Far beyond the traditional resume review, Loyola Career Services offers many valuable resources for business students. Read more