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Anderson Schools Welcomes First Vice President of the European Parliament

October 21, 2004

On Thursday, November 4, 2004, The Anderson Schools of Management at The University of New Mexico will welcome Sr. Alejo Vidal-Quadras Roca, First Vice President of the European Parliament, for a speaking engagement on campus.

Sr. Vidal-Quadras Roca, a member of the European Parliament since 1999, will speak on the topic of European economic development on November 4 from 4 - 5 p.m. in Room 1064 at The Anderson Schools. Students, faculty, staff and members of the business community are invited to partake in this historic opportunity, which will include a question-and-answer period.

A physicist and professor at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Sr. Vidal Quadras-Roca is widely published and has done extensive research in the fields of radiation detection, environmental radioactivity and radiation protection. On a leave of absence from academe since 1988, he has served Spain in various elected leadership positions, including President of the Popular Parliamentary Group in the Parliament of Cataluna and Municipal Counsellor for the city of Barcelona.

More information about Sr. Alejo Vidal-Quadras Roca and his presentation can be found below:
CV/Vita
EU Presentation

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The Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico is dedicated to excellence in professional management education. At the Anderson School, faculty, staff, and students are committed to shaping the intellect and character of the next generation of business leaders, advancing the knowledge and practice of management, promoting economic development, and building a vibrant intellectual community that serves the highest and best interests of all our stakeholders.

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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