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  • Sep 7
    Finance and Quantitative Finance Career Prep Night

    Monday, September 7, 2015 | 7:00 p.m. | Zane Showker Hall, Room G6: Finance and Quantitative Finance majors are welcome to attend the Finance and Quantitative Finance Career Prep night, formerly called "Resume Night."

    Students will be able to learn about concentrations and minors that are available to FIN and QFIN majors, while also learning how to create an excellent resume, how to have a successful interview, and how to use LinkedIn effectively. Lastly, students will have the opportunity to get their resume reviewed by FIN and QFIN faculty.

    Please bring a copy of your resume to be reviewed!

    Pizza will be available and dress is casual.  

  • Sep 16
    Gilliam Center Speaker: Jennifer Baker

    Zane Sowker Hall, G005 | "Visible Hands: Virtue in the Market"

    Jennifer Baker is a graduate of Brown University (B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science, 1995) and the University of Arizona (Ph.D., 2003). Her research is on virtue ethics, and she looks to ancient ethical theories as positive examples of how ethics ought to be done today. She teaches courses on ethical and political theory, environmental ethics and philosophy, business ethics, bioethics, and American philosophy.  

    See all upcoming and past Gillaim Center Speakers here

  • Sep 25


    James Madison University, Zane Showker Hall

    [Who Should Attend?]

    Aspiring entrepreneurs, designers, programmers, developers, marketers, and dreamers: BizBlitz is for you

    [What is BizBlitz?]

    During this 54-hour high-energy weekend, attendees bring their ideas and join efforts in a fast-paced workshop. We will build prototypes, form teams & start companies. Mentors will provide valuable feedback. Cash prizes will be awarded!

    BizBlitz is the former Shenandoah Valley Startup Weekend



  • Nov 4
    Gilliam Center Speaker: Russell Roberts

    Zane Showker Hall, G005 |  "How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life: An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness."

    Russell Roberts is the John and Jean De Nault Research Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution.  Along with his weekly podcast EconTalk–hour-long conversations with authors, economists, and business leaders, Roberts is the author of several highly rated books teaching economic lessons and ideas through fiction.  His latest book, How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life: An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness, takes the lessons from Adam Smith’s little-known masterpiece, The Theory of Moral Sentiments and applies them to modern life.

    A three-time teacher of the year, Roberts has taught at George Mason University, Washington University in St. Louis (where he was the founding director of what is now the Center for Experiential Learning), the University of Rochester, Stanford University, and the University of California, Los Angeles. He earned his PhD from the University of Chicago and his undergraduate degree in economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

    See all upcoming and past Gillaim Center Speakers here

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