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Dr. Fay Cobb Payton acknowledges achievement in the classroom

Dec 1, 2016

Fay Cobb Payton Named University Faculty Scholar

Fay Cobb Payton among 2016-17 University Faculty Scholars, nominated by their colleagues and selected by a committee of senior faculty. 

Photo of Casey Atwater in the Chef and the Farmer food truck

Nov 29, 2016

Poole Graduate Trades in Briefcase for a Knife Roll, Food Truck

Casey Atwater left a career in finance to pursue his dreams of working in the restaurant industry. He landed a gig with fellow alum Vivian Howard. 

Photo of new Poole College faculty and those who advanced to new roles

Sep 13, 2016

Poole College welcomes 11 new faculty members, announces promotions

Poole College students have been meeting our new faculty members this semester. The 11 who joined the college bring more than 200 years' experience in teaching, research and business. 

Sep 8, 2016

U of I Study Examines Need for Better Business Connections to Academic Research

Academic researchers and business managers have more common interests and challenges than they might imagine, and better connections to that research could help drive better business decisions, according to a… 

Aug 26, 2016

Economists See Ride-hailing Industry as Ripe for Competition

Hear what economists have to say¬†about the popular taxi service Uber Technologies Inc.’s operations in China and the growing competition. Stephen Margolis, economist and anti-trust expert at Poole College was… 

Aug 16, 2016

Should You Praise Top Workers or Group Efforts?

Learn about whether the managerial trends, which changed from praising individuals to congratulating the entire group, are effective or not. Researchers at Poole College conducted an experiment where groups were… 

Aug 4, 2016

The Tesla Effect: How the cutting edge company became the most powerful engine in Bay Area manufacturing

Learn how Tesla’s Fremont car factory’s rapid growth is making it the most powerful engine in Bay Area. Robert Handfield, Ph.D., supply chain management professor and executive director of the…