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Course travels to China to study economic growth

Todd Knoop’s macroeconomics seminar studied China’s rapid growth during a block-long tour of the country in December. Tiffany Monreal ’14 captured her impressions of the experience through a photo essay.

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FDIC Financial Management Scholars information session

Interested in banking, insurance, or finance? Former Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation interns, Josh Randall and Katie Mueller, will share their internship experience in the Thomas Commons, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Nov. 14.

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Students become CEOs for a block

During Block 2, students in Financial Accounting became CEOs, running their own companies in an online business simulation competition sponsored by the Berry Center for Economics, Business, and Public Policy.

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Livestream with Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg

During this Livestream, Sheryl Sandberg will discuss her hopes for the next generation of women leaders and answer students’ questions. Sandberg’s book, Lean In, examines why women’s progress has stalled in the job market and what holds women back, while offering solutions to help women achieve their full potential. This conversation on gender will start the discussion to work toward closing the leadership gap and educating our future generation of leaders. Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. in the Beijing room in Thomas Commons.

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Economics course shifts Baca’s medical career plans

Inspired by a course in macroeconomics, Michael Baca shifted his long-time plan of becoming a physician for a path in healthcare administration.

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Ryan lands finance position with global engineering firm

Two internships with major scientific and engineering firms helped Stephanie Ryan ’13 land a position on the finance team of CH2M Hill in the Denver area.

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Economics and Business professor publishes textbook

Todd Knoop, professor of economics and business at Cornell College, has written a textbook titled “Global Finance in Emerging Market Economies.” The book covers the characteristics of financial systems in emerging markets and their differences from those in developed countries.

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Professor featured on History Channel

Santhi Hejeebu, associate professor of business and economics, was featured in a History Channel program titled “Mankind: The Story of All of Us.” Hejeebu will appear in episodes six and eight and will address specific moments in economic history.

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Economics and Business at Cornell College

The Cornell College department of economics and business combines two distinct yet related disciplines within the same major, and uses the liberal arts as a way to facilitate the understanding of both.

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Nobel Prize winner on campus Nov. 7

Nobel Prize-winning economist Gary Becker will speak at Cornell College on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. in Kimmel Theatre. His talk is titled “The Worldwide Boom in Higher Education and Why the United States is Falling Behind.”

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