Advising for the AFWA is “a truly amazing experience”

Accounting professor Dr. Madeline Trimble speaks at the 2020 Business Week Professional Development Dinner.

Assistant professor Dr. Madeline Trimble describes her time as faculty advisor for the Illinois State University chapter of the national professional organization Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance (AFWA) as “a truly amazing experience.” “What I am most proud of is the supportive community we have built; this aligns well with the main tenets of AFWA,

Simio LLC gifts Illinois State’s College of Business $840,000 in simulation software

A waiting room visual created using virtual simulation technology. Simio's simulations test waiting line models, among other concepts.

Real-world scenarios are being tackled by College of Business students using virtual simulation technology made available through an $840,000 grant from Simio LLC®. Management and Quantitative Methods (MQM) professor Dr. Askar Choudhury received a grant for 350 copies of Simio® Academic Edition. Choudhury uses the software when teaching undergraduate business students in an operations analytics course.

ICC explores global mining opportunities with alum

1988 Redbird alum Mike Kasaba

Is the mining industry ripe for change? That’s the question a team of Illinois State University students sought to answer this semester. Through ISU’s Innovation Consulting Community (ICC), they partnered with Redbird alum Mike Kasaba ’88 to explore how ready mining operations around the globe are for making the switch to using electric-powered machines in