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UNM STUDENT GROUP OFFERS PUBLIC SEMINAR ON GLOBALIZATION

September 14, 2000

Albuquerque – The public is invited to explore the globalization of commerce at a forum on Monday, September 18 on the UNM Campus. This event, sponsored by The Anderson Schools of Management’s Net Impact – a student organization focused on social responsibility in business, will cover a variety of aspects of globalization, a subject that has sparked protests and continues to be a topic of debate among respected commentators.

This event is free and open to the public. It will be at 7 p.m. in room 320 of the Graduate School of Management Building on the University of New Mexico campus and will feature three faculty members from the University – Dr. Timothy Canova, Dr. Christine Sauer and Dante Di Gregorio.

Canova of the UNM School of Law has recently published "Global Finance and the International Monetary Fund's Neoliberal Agenda: The Threat to the Employment, Ethnic Identity, and Cultural Pluralism of Latina/o Communities", an article from the Symposium of Fourth Annual LatCrit Conference. His website can be viewed at
http://lawschool.unm.edu/faculty/canova/index.htm.

Sauer of UNM's Economics Department has recently written "Exchange Rate Volatility and Exports: Regional Differences between Developing and Industrialized Countries," forthcoming in the Review of International Economics. Her website can be viewed at http://www.unm.edu/%7Esauer/sauer.html.

Di Gregorio teaches International Management at the Anderson Schools of Management at UNM while completing his PhD in Strategic Management through the University of Maryland. Prior to entering academia, Di Gregorio was an independent business consultant, primarily advising businesses and governments on market entry strategies for Mexico. His clients included the Government of Canada, GE Capital, Enron, and many small- to medium-sized enterprises.

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The School was founded in 1947 and now offers more than a dozen concentrations at the BBA and MBA levels and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in the top 20% of business schools in the nation. The School is funded by the State of New Mexico and further support is generated by The Anderson School of Management Foundation. For more information, the public can visit www.mgt.unm.edu, email info@mgt.unm.edu, or call (505) 277-6471.

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