At a Glance: September 11, 2023

Sep 13, 2023

Online Programs Announcements

Fall 2 Registration Reminder
There is still time to register for the Fall 2nd 8 week (Fall 2) session. Some courses reach capacity before the course begins so register early to ensure a seat in the course. While you may register up to a day before courses begin, please register by September 27 to ensure you have access to Canvas and Coursera by soft launch. Have a question about registration? Reach out to our Student and Academic Success Specialist team.
Know Someone Interested in Gies Online?
Share the following event and invite them to learn more about Gies straight from our learners!
LinkedIn Live with Gies Online
September 27, 2023 | 12:00PM CT | Registration Link
Join us for a LinkedIn Live event, where we will share an overview of the credentials that are available online through Gies Graduate Programs, hear from a couple of current students, and of course, carve out time for Q&As. We would love to have a conversation during this time and chat about why you should check out Gies Business to continue your learner journey and advance your career.
Share Your Specialization Certificate with Accredible
Congratulations to learners who earned a Specialization Certificate last week in recognition of completing your specialization coursework. Haven’t had a chance to share your award yet? Learn how to share your credentials with your network through Accredible.
What Approaches Can Help Improve the US Healthcare System?
The US has an estimated 330 million people with only one million doctors. Gies College of Business Professor Ujjal Mukherjee examines how this shortage impacts the way we approach improving healthcare in the US. Read the article here
Faculty Feature
Vlad Dolgopolov
Professor Dolgopolov earned his Ph.D. in Economics at Clark University in 2005 and joined the faculty at Gies in 2018. Prior to joining the University of Illinois, he held a variety of administrative positions within higher education. Professor Dolgopolov teaches courses in statistics, finance, and economics, as well as the specialization capstone for Managerial Economics and Business Analysis. 
Find Professor Dolgopolov
Professor Dolgopolov serves as one of the associate instructors for FIN 574: Microeconomics for Business, which will begin in October.
Mexico City In-Person Immersion
The registration deadline for the Mexico City in-person immersion was on August 23. Learners who applied will be notified of your acceptance by September 13thIf demand exceeds capacity, we will give priority based on credits earned in the program. If you are not selected to participate, your deposit will be refunded.

In Case You Missed It...
Use the Online Program Announcements to view the previous At-a-Glance issue.
Use the Event Calendar for upcoming events and academic deadlines this semester.
Japan Virtual Immersion
October 4-17, 2023 
December 2023 Convocation Ceremony
Friday, December 15, 2023 | 1:00-3:00 pm CT
Mexico City In-Person Immersion
January 3-8, 2024
May 2024 Convocation Ceremony
Friday, May 10, 2024 | 3:00-4:30 pm CT