VOL. 123 | NO. 210 | Monday, October 27, 2008
The University of Memphis will host an invitation-only economic forum today from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at The Zone at the FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive. The forum, titled “A National Perspective on Economic Issues: The Intersection of Wall Street, Main Street and Pennsylvania Avenue,” will feature U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn.; Greg Gonzales, commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions; and Dr. Shirley Raines, president of the University of Memphis.
Rhodes College will host a debate titled “Does Democracy Matter?” today at 7 p.m. in Blount Auditorium of Buckman Hall on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Philosophy scholars Dr. Amy Wendling of Creighton University and Dr. Farhang Erfani of American University will debate. The debate is free and open to the public. For more information, call Dr. Patrick Shade at 843-3935.
The University of Memphis will host the internationally displayed exhibit “Lessons from Rwanda” today through Friday in the atrium of the university’s Administration Building on campus. The exhibit will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. The exhibit will present an account of events that took place before, during and after the Rwanda genocide. For more information, visit www.un.org/preventgenocide/rwanda/exhibit.shtml.
MPACT Memphis will meet for happy hour on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Celtic Crossing, 903 S. Cooper St. For more information or to make reservations, e-mail email@example.com.
Rhodes College will host a lecture by Dr. Jacques Berlinerblau, Georgetown University scholar and blogger, Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center. The lecture is titled “Faith and Values and Evangelicals and Secularists in the 2008 Election.” For more information, call Dr. John Kaltner at 843-3407.
Talk Shoppe will hold a seminar titled “Test Drive the Master Mind Principle Success Formula with Talk Shoppe and the Small Business Chamber” Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. The seminar is free. For more information, call Jo Garner at 759-7808.
The University of Memphis’ Fogelman College of Business & Economic Alumni Chapter will host its 16th annual Alumni Day luncheon Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn–University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Dr. Bill Evans, CEO of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, will be the keynote speaker. Tickets are $55 per person and $500 for a table of 10. For reservations, contact Fariss Adams Ivey at 678-4373 or firstname.lastname@example.org.