Campus News - September 17, 2001

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Faculty Acknowledgment Reception honors Maji

Civil Engineering Professor Arup Maji will be honored by the UNM General Library as the library reinstates its Faculty Acknowledgment Reception series Thursday, Sept. 27 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Willard Reading Room in the west wing of Zimmerman Library.

Maji, who will be introduced by Engineering Dean Joseph Cecchi, will present, “Precision Engineering of Large Space-Based Sensors.”

The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

ASM sponsors talk on stock research analysts

The Anderson Schools of Management (ASM) brings an internationally-known expert on investment banking to Albuquerque for a public presentation on Thursday, Sept. 20.

Kent L. Womack, professor of finance at the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College, will present “Stock Research Analysts and Conflicts of Interest” at the UNM Campus Education Building, rm. 104 at 4 p.m.

The Executive Speakers Series began last year with great success at ASM and the Graduate School of Management. Speakers from around the world were invited to speak to ASM students and the community. Through this program, the ASM opens its classroom doors to the public for a no-cost learning experience.

“The Executive Speakers Series is an important way for us to share the resources of The Anderson Schools with business leaders in the community interested in staying in touch with the latest issues,” said ASM Dean Howard L. Smith.

For information on the Executive Speakers Series, call 277-6264.

Class presents revenue estimations to communities

A Public Revenue Estimation class funded during the Summer 2001 session by Dean Howard Smith of the Anderson Schools of Management recently prepared revenue estimation models for New Mexico municipalities Roswell, Aztec and Corrales.

The class was team taught by Laird Graeser, chief economist at the State of New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department and Santa Falcone, UNM associate professor. The Master of Public Administration students who participated in the class presented the models to city officials and members of the public.


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