2018 Advent

MoFi CEO to discuss the value of Community Development Financial Institutes

November 15, 2018
David Glaser, president and CEO of MoFi, a Montana-based not-for-profit financial institution, will be the Humphreys Entrepreneur-in-Residence speaker for the Advent Semester. His presentation, “Money Matters: How Access to Capital Builds a Stronger, More Inclusive America,” will consider the power of providing financial resources to transform the lives of individuals and strengthen community prosperity. The presentation is at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, in the Torian Room in duPont Library. All are welcome!

Dr. Bradford Hooker, Philosophy Professor, to lecture on 2008 Financial Crisis

November 7, 2018
Dr. Bradford Hooker is a British-American philosopher specializing in moral philosophy at the University of Reading, U.K. He is best known for his work defending rule-consequentialism. Dr. Hooker is the author of numerous papers in ethics and the book, Ideal Code, Ideal World. His lecture at the Gailor Auditorium on November 7, 2019 titled "The Ethical Origins of the 2008 Financial Crisis" is sponsored by the Babson Center for Global Commerce and the Philosophy Department.

Seven First-Year Students Selected for Honors Track

October 9, 2018
Seven first-year students have been named as recipients of Class of 2022 Carey Fellowships. The Carey Fellows Program is the honors track for business minors at the University of the South.

Why The Business World is Flocking to Hire Anthropologists Today

September 27, 2018
Dr. Bill Beeman is a professor and Chair of the Anthropology Department at the University of Minnesota. He explains why anthropology has become increasingly important in marketing and design, user experience, corporate ethnography and international business. His lecture at the Gailor Auditorium on September 27, 2019 is sponsored by the Babson Center for Global Commerce and the Anthropology Department.

Craig Forman, CEO and president, The McClatchy Company, head shot, October 2018 Bryan Viewpoints Speaker
Major newspaper CEO to discuss future of media in digital age

September 27, 2018
Craig Forman, president and chief executive officer of the McClatchy Company, a print and digital news media company, will be the Bryan Viewpoints Series speaker for the Advent Semester. His speech is titled “The Future of Media: It's in Your Hands.” The presentation is at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 15 in the Torian Room of duPont Library. All are welcome.