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Nobel Laureate Thomas J. Sargent addresses UTC crowd

Dr. Thomas J. Sargent is quite sure that President Obama knows two countries that use U.S. currency, but he doubts he could name the third country. Sargent, the William R. Berkeley Professor of Economics and Business at New York University who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 2011 for his “empirical research on cause and effect in the macroeconomy,”

Holocaust lecture, discussion scheduled for October 14

Following the talk, there will be a spirited discussion on Holocaust memory, anti-Semitism in Europe and how teenagers in America, Europe and Israel are using social media to create and share projects.

Conference sheds light on beginning of World War I

Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the start of WWI, conference features scholars from all over the US and at least four other countries.

Presentation: Mammalian communal care of offspring

Major goal of this research is to determine the ecological and evolutionary conditions favoring plural breeding with communal care.

Seasoned journalist discusses Obama administration, transparency

Dan Lothian began covering the White House for CNN when the Bush administration was transitioning out and the President-Elect was pledging more access and transparency for reporters and the public. “No matter how much we get, it’s not enough,” Lothian explained to students, faculty, staff and members of the community at the UC Auditorium. As Journalist in Residence for the UTC Department of Communications, Lothian kicked off a two-year

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