Upcoming Events

Develop and Sustain Successful Research Collaborations

Wednesday, February 6th at 2:30pm to 4:00pm – 58 Edgewood Avenue Building, Room 365
Faculty Only
Faculty will hear from a multi-disciplinary panel of senior GSU faculty who have experience developing and sustaining successful research collaborations. Topics covered will include what to look for in potential collaborators and things best to avoid, things that help research collaborations work well, etc. The format will include panelists sharing their hard-earned wisdom about their experiences with research collaborations, followed by Q & A to allow faculty attendees to have their questions addressed by the panelists.
Panelists include: Charlese Benson (Biology), David Iwaniec (Urban Studies), Jessica Turner (Psychology & Neuroscience), Leslie Wolf (Law)

Autopsy of a boom: Explaining the comeback of Chicago’s loop

Thursday, February 24 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm – 55 Park Place, Room 838

Rachel Weber of the University of Illinois at Chicago will be visiting USI to discuss the arguments of her latest book, From Boom to Bubble: How Finance Built the New Chicago. Dr. Weber will demonstrate how new financial instruments and regulatory changes set off a chain reaction of building acquisitions and construction despite anemic job growth.