Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

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  • The Campaign for Quinlan

    The Campaign for Quinlan, a $100 million fundraising campaign to benefit Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business, was unveiled Monday, March 16. The campaign is the largest in the business school’s history.
  • No. 1 in Chicago, and rising

    Quinlan's undergraduate program—ranked No. 1 in Chicago—has jumped seven spots in the latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report, up to No. 79 in the nation.
  • Introducing the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola

    On June 2, 2012, Loyola University Chicago announced that alumnus Michael R. Quinlan had given its business school a gift of $40 million. In honor of this gift, his leadership of Loyola's Board of Trustees, his successful career as CEO and chairman of the board at McDonald's Corporation, and his lifetime of service and generosity, Loyola's business school was renamed the Michael R. Quinlan School of Business.
  • Research

    Why attack ads work

    Marketing Professor Joan Phillips explains why negative ad campaigns are popular in politics.
  • ¡Hola, España!

    Loyola University Chicago and Loyola University Andalucia are forming a new partnership, potentially giving students yet another option when studying abroad.
  • Route this way

    Quinlan hosts global gathering of logistics leaders, attracting some of the brightest minds in the supply chain field.
  • A standout by all accounts

    In 2013, more than 94,000 candidates sat for the CPA exam. Only 55 came out on top, including Quinlan's own Darcia Jinkerson (BBA '12).
  • Jukić named Faculty Member of the Year

    Quinlan Professor Nenad Jukić was named Loyola’s Faculty Member of the Year on September 14 as part of the University’s Eighth Annual Faculty Convocation. This latest award caps off a string of impressive accolades for Jukić, who also was named Quinlan’s Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher of the Year for 2014.
  • U.S. NEWS

    Quinlan rises in rank

    Quinlan has jumped six spots in the latest round of rankings from U.S. News & World Report, securing its position among Chicago's top 3 MBA programs.
  • Building corporate chops at some of Chicago’s top shops

    Most undergraduates dream of getting a foot in the door at a firm like Sidley Austin or Deloitte. Junior Michael Palarz has done just that—at both.
  • Catching up with the US?

    A new report from the World Bank shows that the Chinese are able to afford about 87 percent of what Americans can buy with US dollars. Mary Ann McGrath, director of Quinlan's Intercontinental MBA program, puts this all into perspective.
  • Peeks and perks

    This spring, 16 Quinlan undergraduates jetted off to Jet City to see how the West Coast does business. Dan Salganik (BBA '14) describes the experience, including what it was like to visit Boeing and Starbucks.
  • Profile

    Changed for the better

    Timothy Sidiropoulos (BBA '14) has left Loyola a changed man, ready to take on the world (and the world of Northern Trust).
  • Striking a smart balance

    Quinlan alum Mark Satkiewicz (MBA ’95) is the president of SmartWool, one of the world’s leading outdoor performance brands. And he’s living proof that businesses can do well and do good at the same time. Read more about Satkiewicz and why he’s such a believer in social responsibility.
  • Financial advice

    Quinlan’s Finance Department has launched an advisory board with a very impressive roster. Here's what it will mean to our students.
  • Zero to Big 4

    Graduate student Xin Min came to the US two years ago, with no family or friends stateside to support her. Since then, she has built a network and landed a full-time gig at a Big 4 audit firm upon graduation. Find out how she did it.
  • Silk Road scholars

    The Silk Road played a significant role in history. At Quinlan’s new workshop, Land and Marine Silk Road Countries, you will learn how it fits into the international business landscape today. Join us on March 29 to discuss.
  • Greater risk, bigger reward

    It's all in how you manage it. Find out how through Quinlan's all-new Enterprise Risk Management certificate program, March 18–20.
  • Profile

    Why a dual degree?

    What do you do after earning two degrees from Loyola? For this tenacious student, the answer was easy: Get two more.
  • Profile

    Hard work and dedication already paying dividends

    For Lindsay Harris, pursing an MSIMC from Quinlan while working full time was a challenge—but one that has already paid off.
  • A focus on emerging markets

    Gain international business experience, exploring the connection between advanced and emerging economies. At Quinlan, understanding the global marketplace means living in it. From Chicago to Ho Chi Minh City, from Berlin to Beijing, from Rome to Rio de Janiero—your journey awaits.
  • Profile

    The future is now for the growing field of supply chain management

    Looking for a field with major growth opportunities and high-paying jobs? Then try supply chain management, says business executive Eric Lockwood.
  • Graduate Program

    Beijing, Chicago, Istanbul, New York City, Santiago

    Experience all five in just 11 months while earning your MBA. Learn more about Quinlan's one-year, full-time Intercontinental MBA program—online information session Jan. 22.
  • Profile

    Leaving his comfort zone—and landing a new job

    After a few years in pharmaceutical sales, Vinny Gossain was ready to advance his career. Today, he’s on the fast track to success as a budding business exec with Trinity Health.
  • Defining 'social enterprise'

    What separates social enterprises from normal businesses? Professors Uğur Uygur and Alexei Marcoux have come up with a clear line of distinction. “It’s something more than having a social benefit flowing from business,” Marcoux says, “because just about all businesses have some kind of social benefit flowing from them.”
  • Career Fair 2014

    Employer deadline Jan. 31

    Employers looking for bright, up-and-coming professionals should look no further than the Quinlan Career Fair Feb. 11–12 in downtown Chicago. Space is limited; register by Jan. 31.
  • Carmen Santiago named 'Person for Others'

    On Thursday, November 14, friends and colleagues burst into applause, as Carmen Santiago, a 40-year Loyola veteran, won the Kay Egan Person for Others Award at a University-wide ceremony hosted by Staff Council.
  • Charles Evans to speak at Quinlan

    The president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will help lead a discussion on "The Federal Reserve at 100" on December 6.
  • Two ways to give back this November

    Save a life by donating blood at the Lawrence Metzger Memorial Blood Drive on Nov. 11. Clean up classrooms at St. Procopius on Nov. 16. November represents a month of giving thanks by giving back. And as our thanks to you, we're giving away T-shirts to everyone who helps out.
  • Dean's Speaker Series

    Enron reporter coming to speak

    What have we learned from the corporate failures of the financial crisis? Join acclaimed author Bethany McLean, the reporter who broke the Enron scandal, for a discussion this Thursday at 5:30 p.m. as part of Quinlan's Dean's Speaker Series.
  • A special case (competition)

    On October 7, Quinlan hosted the Second Annual Quinlan Case Competition. The competition gave students an opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned in the classroom and apply it to a real world business situation.
  • Continuing construction

    The site of Quinlan's future home is in the final stages of demolition. Structural work is scheduled to begin in November.
  • Go global: Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and Greece

    At Quinlan, you are encouraged to explore different cultures, hone your international business skills, and build a global network along the way through study abroad. Check out what's in store this year.
  • Profile

    Master of wine online

    Thanks to John Wilson, buying quality wine just became a whole lot easier.
  • A student's dozen

    Quinlan students soon will have another place to turn when they need advice—to a newly formed fleet of Quinlan Ambassadors. “Quinlan has so much to offer, and I hope this program will help students use those resources,” says Sadia Anees, one of 12 students chosen for the program launching this fall.
  • Step in, stand out

    Networking, résumé help, interview tips, and advice from alumni and other local leaders—all in one week on campus. Take your first step into the business world, putting your best foot forward.
  • U.S. NEWS

    Top 3 part-time MBA in Chicago

    Quinlan jumps 16 spots in the latest round of rankings from U.S. News & World Report, earning a place among Chicago's top 3 business schools.
  • Entrepreneurship

    Managing disease—from your smartphone

    Fueled by a Quinlan education, this entrepreneurial team is working to change the way diabetics manage their disease. Yes, there's an app for that.
  • Oiling the wheels

    Three Quinlan students take on the BP Sophomore Experience, learning about the energy industry while walking away with some serious bragging rights.
  • Student lands 'No. 1 internship'

    Senior marketing major Andrew Fenske gears up for a summer stint at Google, rated the best place to intern for 2013 by Glassdoor.com. Find out how he made it to the top of the company's search.
  • Ban telecommuting?

    Human Resources Professor Arup Varma examines why Yahoo!'s new CEO might be getting it wrong—and how to make things right.
  • New Program

    Baptism by hire

    Quinlan launches real-world accounting program to take place during the peak of tax and auditing season. "We want more of our students to intern during the busy season," says Alyson Ryan, director of Business Career Services. "The experience is better, and they earn and learn more."
  • The businessman's survival guide

    How can you keep your business afloat during turbulent times? Finance Professor Abol Jalilvand offers three do-or-die tips.
  • 'Best paper' award a sweet victory for Suzy Fox

    If you think your teachers never fail—think again. Human Resources Professor Suzy Fox had her work rejected five years straight before finally landing on top. Her journey from F to A+.
  • 11th chapter in Dean's Speaker Series tackles social concerns

    On April 8, students, faculty, and alumni gathered at the University Club of Chicago to discuss how business, government, and nonprofits can work together to make a bigger change.
  • Recognizing student scholars

    More than 100 guests gathered to celebrate learning and generosity at the second annual Scholarship Dinner on March 27.
  • Vefa Tarhan making waves in financial world

    Dismantle the eurozone? Inside the mind of the Quinlan professor who is moving this bold idea forward.
  • Profile

    A model student setting the world on fire

    He's volunteered in soup kitchens, brought books to Cambodia, and won a case competition and President's Medal in between. Triple major Austin Nugent embodies what a Jesuit education is all about.
  • Profile

    Why an MSF?

    When this Singapore native decided to earn a graduate degree in finance in America, she knew Quinlan was the place to be.
  • How to land an HBO internship

    Caitlin Sappington offers insight into working on the financial side of Hollywood.
  • Research

    Human resources: 7 tips for hanging on to your top talent

    Research from Professor Dow Scott offers advice for weathering the storm as the job market opens up.
  • Notes from the Nile

    Professors Clifford Shultz and Mine Cinar discuss their experiences in Egypt just before the country's first free elections.
  • Student group receives $1,500 grant from Sam's Club

    Emily Edkins and Alicia Carlson on their efforts to bring books to Cambodia while marketing a fashion line to help women.
  • Quinlan on CBS

    Professor Joan Phillips on a controversial catalog from Urban Outfitters.
  • Brazil? Turkey?

    We're exploring new opportunities for study abroad. Where do you want to go?
  • Highlight

    $5M gift leads to new Center for Social Enterprise and Responsibility

    An anonymous donor has given $5 million to Quinlan, launching the Raymond C. Baumhart, S.J., Center for Social Enterprise and Responsibility.
  • Highlight

    Introducing Chicago's first Supply and Value Chain Center

    Offering strategic alignment with the mayor, Quinlan solidifies Chicago's role as a major player in transportation, distribution, and logistics.
  • Are you a typical dude?

    Six-pack abs! Bikini models! Hot tubs! Get real, say most men, according to new research that shows your "typical dude," as portrayed in advertising, is not so typical at all.
  • Quinlan’s Day of Service

    The Quinlan community kicked off the holiday season with volunteer work at A Safe Haven Foundation, a shelter program that helps those who have been homeless find jobs and housing.
  • Profile

    Meet Katie Nadeau (MBA), Ryder Cup intern

    "Our primary task was to assist the PGA of America in ensuring that everything ran smoothly for the event's corporate clients and their guests in the various hospitality areas at Medinah Country Club."
  • Quinlan wishes you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving

    Dean Kathleen A. Getz and Jabari McMillon reflect on Quinlan's journey over the past year, giving thanks for the many achievements made along the way.
  • Cementing the top spot

    In this episode of "A Quinlan Minute," Jabari McMillon talks with the winning team of the first-ever Quinlan Case Competition, held Oct. 8 at Loyola's Water Tower Campus. Congratulations to Team IBFMA—Davi Aragao, Steven Koblinski, Austin Nugent, Robert Ruder, and John Schmidt—for making a compelling argument to turn the social responsibility portion of a Mexican cement company into a not-for-profit.
  • Quinlan Case Competition

    More than 80 students competed in the first-ever Quinlan Case Competition on Monday, Oct. 8. Their case: CEMEX, a Mexican cement company that dedicates a portion of its business to helping lower income families build their homes.
  • How to secure a summer internship

    On this week's "A Quinlan Minute," Megan Sweeney reveals how she secured her summer internship at FOX Sports.
  • Quinlan's fall 2012 career fair: New name, new opportunities

    "A Quinlan Minute" takes a field trip to Germania Place, where Jabari McMillon talks with special guest Patrick Noonan about his career fair experience.
  • Profile

    Meet Reed Patterson, ambassador for Chicago Ideas Week (Oct. 8–14)

    "I'm excited to get students involved with Chicago Ideas Week. In the past, there have been a lot of great speakers at the event, including former President Bill Clinton. This year, we have Edward Norton, General Colin Powell, and Rudy Tanzi, PhD, coming out to speak. It's going to be great."
  • Video

    Celebrating Excellence: Highlights from our gala

    On Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, the Quinlan community gathered downtown at the Trump International Hotel and Tower to honor alumni and celebrate the school's bright future. Click to watch a quick video of highlights from the event.
  • Students 'Q' the runway, dressed for success

    Dressing for your dream job just got easier, thanks to our student models. This week, A Quinlan Minute brings you exclusive coverage of the Career Week Fashion Show.
  • What you need to know at Quinlan this week: 09.03.12

    Get ready for Quinlan's Career Fair on Sept. 20 at Germania Place. In this episode: the top three things you need to know before talking with recruiters.
  • What you need to know at Quinlan this week

    Quinlan welcomes students back with fun activities and free giveaways.
  • Birds of a feather

    Quinlan experts in their craft—both beer and business—enjoyed a Taste of Goose Island on Wednesday, Aug. 8, in Chicago's Loop.
  • Quinlan in the news

    Maciek Nowak, director of Quinlan's Supply Chain Management program, talks with ABC7 about the recent rise in gas prices.
  • A supply chain success story

    Natalie Miknaitis didn't study business before coming to Loyola to get her MBA. But once she started the program, she found a way to turn her passion for green living into a $2,000 scholarship.
  • Investing time abroad

    Business Brigades students Taylor Dahlgren and Cyryl Jakubik teach a workshop in Panama.
  • Meet Janelle Hatch, Walid Tamari scholar

    "Loyola is responsible for my future and what I will become as far as helping others and touching thousands of lives."
  • Profile

    Meet Tim Schroeder, Esquire fashion intern

    "Marketing 201 with Alison Krzys and Management 201 with Theresa Erhrhart (prepared me best for my summer in New York City). Both taught me how to communicate on a professional level. If you can’t communicate effectively, then you will have a hard time in any industry.”
  • #Q mania

    What does $40 million mean to Loyola's business school? Our friends on Facebook and Twitter have said it best, offering an outpouring of congratulations and support. Click here for the complete social media recap of Loyola's historic Quinlan announcement.
  • Celebrating our future

    On June 4, 2012, just two days after the historic Quinlan announcement at Founders’ Dinner, faculty and staff gathered to raise a glass to the new namesake of Loyola’s business school. With Mr. Quinlan’s $40 million leadership gift comes the next chapter for business education in Chicago.