Going for Gold
Is digging in your jewelry box for old change, lockets and rings the next best way to beat the recession? According to Professor of Economics at Webster University, Steve Hinson, when times get tough investors look for the Midas Touch.
Click here to read Dr. Hinson’s interview with the St. Louis Beacon on the gold rush sweeping the country.
Cheating the System: The Prisoner’s Dilemma
In the increasingly competitive world of college athletics recruiting, are athletics programs getting caught in a 'Prisoner's Dilemma game' as 'reluctant yet willing' violators of the system of rules they were suppose to follow? After chatting with Mr. William C. Rhoden, one of the country's top sports writers, Webster University Professor and Sports Economist Dr. Rishe’s op-ed was quoted in the New York Times.
Click here to read Professor Rishe's op-ed and here for the New York Times article that quoted it.
Dean Akande and Borders Line Up for Book Chat
Webster University's School of Business & Technology is expanding its online business book club through a new partnership with Borders. The new format, to be known as Webster's BizTalk Book Club@Borders, will feature monthly business book club meetings at the Brentwood Borders store, located at 1519 S. Brentwood Blvd. The club is designed to help those who lead and those who want to keep their careers moving forward through the review and discussion of the latest business books on the market.
Dean Akande will present his review of each month's selection and moderate the discussions. Author interviews - both live and taped – along with book signings with authors will also be featured during many of the monthly book club meetings. Members of Webster's BizTalk Book Club@Borders will receive a 20 percent discount on each book. Join the book club!
The first meeting of Webster's BizTalk Book Club@Borders will be held at the Brentwood Borders store on Tuesday, April 28 at 7:30am, with a review and discussion of "The Red Rubber Ball at Work," by Kevin Carroll. Sign up for Webster's BizTalk Book Club@Borders now!