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Study Abroad Program Leads to Overseas Career for Economics Alumnus

Author: Libby Feil

Chris Renner ’84

When first asked if he would work on the Olympics, Chris Renner ’84 jumped at the chance. The opportunity allowed Renner, who majored in French and economics in Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters, to combine his love of sports with his international business experience. Now based in Paris, Renner is CEO of Helios Partners, a worldwide sports marketing consulting agency.

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Study Abroad Program Leads to Overseas Career for Economics Alumnus

Author: Libby Feil

Chris Renner ’84

When first asked if he would work on the Olympics, Chris Renner ’84 jumped at the chance. The opportunity allowed Renner, who majored in French and economics in Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters, to combine his love of sports with his international business experience. Now based in Paris, Renner is CEO of Helios Partners, a worldwide sports marketing consulting agency.

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Department of Economics Selected to Receive Funding in Strategic Hiring Initiative

Author: Carrie Gates

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Notre Dame’s Department of Economics has been selected by the University as one of 10 essential research areas to receive funding through a new strategic hiring initiative—a key component in the University's Advancing Our Vision (AOV) program. Announced in December 2013, the hiring initiative will create approximately 80 faculty positions across campus and draw on $10 million in annual funds that have been reallocated from lower-priority expenditures.

 

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Department of Economics Selected to Receive Funding in Strategic Hiring Initiative

Author: Carrie Gates

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Notre Dame’s Department of Economics has been selected by the University as one of 10 essential research areas to receive funding through a new strategic hiring initiative—a key component in the University's Advancing Our Vision (AOV) program. Announced in December 2013, the hiring initiative will create approximately 80 faculty positions across campus and draw on $10 million in annual funds that have been reallocated from lower-priority expenditures.

 

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Economics Graduate Students Attend Nobel Laureate Meeting

Author: Daniel Sehlhorst

 

Situated on the shores of beautiful Lake Constance in Germany, the Lindau Nobel Laureate meetings are a unique opportunity for young scholars to engage in dialogue with Nobel Prize winners in their field. Robert Lester and Kevin Rinz, two Notre Dame Ph.D. candidates in economics, were among the 460 graduate students from more than 80 countries selected to attend the Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in August. The four-day conference included numerous discussions, lectures, and master classes with 18 Nobel laureates in economics.

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Economics Graduate Students Attend Nobel Laureate Meeting

Author: Daniel Sehlhorst

 

Situated on the shores of beautiful Lake Constance in Germany, the Lindau Nobel Laureate meetings are a unique opportunity for young scholars to engage in dialogue with Nobel Prize winners in their field. Robert Lester and Kevin Rinz, two Notre Dame Ph.D. candidates in economics, were among the 460 graduate students from more than 80 countries selected to attend the Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in August. The four-day conference included numerous discussions, lectures, and master classes with 18 Nobel laureates in economics.

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