Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

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  • A suite space for Loyola

    As Loyola settles into its new partnership with 1871, a digital hub for tech startups in the city’s Merchandise Mart, students and faculty at the University are finding countless ways to get involved.
  • Market research

    Students shine in research competition

    Five Loyola students recently took home the top two prizes in a marketing research competition—and with it, an all-expense paid trip to New York City to learn from some of the industry’s biggest players.
  • Loyola alumnus named Quinlan School of Business dean

    Kevin T. Stevens has been appointed dean of the nationally ranked Quinlan School of Business. Stevens, who received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University, returns to Loyola from DePaul University where he currently serves as professor of accounting, director of the School of Accountancy and Management Information Systems, and director of global initiatives in the College of Business. Stevens will officially join Quinlan on July 1.
  • In the Classroom

    A lesson from the heart

    When Quinlan Professor Linda Tuncay Zayer received news that her infant nephew had been put on a waiting list for a heart transplant, she took the issue to where she knew she could have the most impact: her classroom.
  • 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.
  • Faculty

    Joan M. Phillips named American Council on Education Fellow

    Quinlan professor, Joan Phillips was selected as an ACE Fellow for the 2015-16 academic year. The Fellowship aims to identify and prepare emerging leaders for senior positions in university administration.
  • Students conduct groundbreaking survey of local small businesses

    Graduate students collaborated with the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce to identify how to help small businesses improve their bottom lines. The results were released at a Chamber event held at Loyola.
  • Geraldine Henderson: mentoring for a diverse faculty

    When Henderson was a student, she noticed there weren’t many faculty members that looked like her. As a professor, she made it a point to mentor young students from various backgrounds.
  • Leader of the pack

    See how Shane Davis (BBA ’03) took the team he once played for to the NCAA Championship—and won.
  • Extraordinary Alum Xiaoling Ang

    Extraordinary alum Xiaoling Ang spoke at Loyola in October about student loans.
  • What’s the big idea? Contests help students pitch their plans

    Quinlan’s annual Whiteboard Competition gives students three minutes with a whiteboard and felt pen to pitch their ideas and inventions. The winners receive cash to continue developing their ideas and possibly find investors. And in April, Quinlan will launch a new challenge for budding entrepreneurs.
  • Giving back

    #KindnessForKristen message strikes a chord in classroom

    Late last fall, when most professors were handing back papers to their students, one Quinlan instructor did something a little different: She gave out money. See how Jenna Drenten’s gesture in honor of her late sister inspired her students to help others.
  • 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.
  • Research

    Why attack ads work

    Marketing Professor Joan Phillips explains why negative ad campaigns are popular in politics.
  • 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.
  • Spotlight

    We built it, and they have come

    Just over a year old, Quinlan’s Supply and Value Chain Center is in high demand, with 23 new members this year. Find out what it takes to land a client like McDonald’s, where the next China is, and what keeps business leaders up at night.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Story

    Introducing the Schreiber Center

    Loyola University Chicago announced March 19 that alumnus John G. Schreiber will give $10 million to the University’s Quinlan School of Business. The gift from John and Kathy Schreiber will go toward the construction of a new facility for the business school. The facility, located on Loyola’s Water Tower Campus, will be named the John and Kathy Schreiber Center.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • News

    Introducing the Baumhart Center

    Thanks to a $5 million gift from an anonymous donor, Quinlan is pleased to announce the launch of The Raymond C. Baumhart, S.J., Center for Social Enterprise and Responsibility.
  • What's in a name?

    When Michael R. Quinlan (PhB '67, MBA '70), former chairman and CEO of McDonald's, announced he was giving $40 million to our school, we knew it would forever change the course of our history. We didn't realize by how much—and how soon. As we celebrate our one-year anniversary of becoming the Quinlan School of Business, we look back on all that has been accomplished in that short time.
  • One year, one startup, one MBA

    Eric Johnson started his own business and enrolled in the Quinlan MBA program 12 months ago. His hard work is already paying off.
  • Story

    Students examine the sustainability of McDonald's supply

    On Monday, October 6, Loyola hosted the third annual Quinlan Case Competition. In all, 49 undergraduate business students teamed up to put their problem-solving skills to the test before a panel of judges.
  • Story

    9 tips to kick-start your career

    Hassan Akmal knows how to build a résumé. Over the course of his nearly 20-year career, he's been a professional athlete, an international ambassador, a researcher, a financial advisor, a banker, and a professor—to name just a few of the many hats he's worn. He even started his own nonprofit to help refugees.