Matthew Terrell, adjunct professor, engages Lean LaunchPad Educators in discussion on entrepreneurship education, curriculum, and using guest speakers in the classroom.
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Farley Grubb, economics, presented a seminar on "The Fiscal Foundations of Money in the Constitutional Era" as a guest speaker in the Harvard Law School course "The Constitutional Law of Money," February 6, 2013, Cambridge, MA.
Timothy DeSchriver along with John Oravitz, manager of football operations at UD, has received an Instructional Improvement Grant in the amount of $6,000 to support the development and implementation of their project, “Development of Student Professional Presentation Portfolios/Websites for Sport Management Undergraduate Majors.” The internal grant is supported through UD's Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning.
This seminar explores the relationship between money and the legal formation of the modern liberal capitalist state, with a particular emphasis on the pre-Revolutionary and early United States. In contrast to conventional economic narratives that cast money as lubrication for existing forms of exchange, this event highlights the legal and political origins of our modern monetary system, and traces the influence of those forces on the shape of the modern economy.
Mark Serva and the other members of the Institute for Transforming Undergraduate Education (ITUE), an international leader in problem-based learning, conducted a workshop in January on the UD campus.
Over 40 faculty from Japan, Brazil, and other countries attended, as well as a group of police officers from Washington State. Serva also serves on the advisory board for the Pan-American Network for Problem-based learning (PAN-PBL), which will be holding its next conference in 2014 in Concepcion, Chile.
Delivering the Business Line Club lecture on ‘Marketing financial products during recession’ at the Department of Commerce of Manipal University in Manipal, India, Sri Beldona, associate professor and director of HRIM graduate studies, said companies should make use of social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter as web marketing tools to surmount slowdown.
Farley Grubb, economics, presented a talk on “Legal Tender Laws: The Core Conflict over Money Creation in the Constitutional Era,” in the Columbia Law School Seminar Series on Modern Money and Public Purpose, Jan. 25, 2013, New York City.
Farley Grubb, Economics, will be a featured speaker at Columbia Law School Series on Contemporary Issues in Law and Political Economics in the 5th Seminar in the series on "Money, Democracy and the Constitution: Revolutionary Experience in the United States" scheduled for 25 January 2013 at 6pm. He will speak on "Legal Tender Laws as the Core of Revolutionary Area Monetary Policy Controversy."
Farley Grubb, Economics, presented his paper on “Chronic Specie Scarcity and Efficient Barter: The Problem of Maintaining an Outside Money Supply in British Colonial America,” at the Allied Social Science Associations annual conference in the session on “Money, Banking, and Prices” sponsored by the Economic History Association, San Diego, CA, 5 January 2013. At the same conference, he was also a discussant on papers presented in the session on “Issues in 19th-Century Economic Growth” sponsored by the Cliometrics Society, 4 January 2013.
The editors of Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal have selected an article by Mary Kernan and Sharon Watson, Associate Professors in the Department of Business Administration, as one of the best papers of 2011. Their article, “How cultural values affect the impact of abusive supervision on worker attitudes,” is a cross-cultural examination of the incidence of supervisor bullying, and how it affects attitudes such as job satisfaction differently across cultures. This research paper, coauthored with Fang Fang Chen, Assistant Professor of Psychology at UD and Tai Gyu Kim, Assistant Professor at Korea University, won Emerald Publishing’s 2012 Highly Commended Article Award.