SMU Cox Alumni Association

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Alumni Events Calendar

January

Newport Beach, CA
Date: January 6
SMU Cox California Reception
Hosted by Sherri & Mike Skillman ; Susan & Byron Roth
Alumni, Friends, Parents and Students Invited
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Location: Balboa Bay Club
For More Information: 214-768-3390

San Diego, CA
Date: January 7
SMU Cox California Reception
Hosted by Kyle, Seana & Clark Perkins
Alumni, Friends, Parents and Students Invited
Time: 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: The Grand Del Mar Resort
For More Information: 214-768-3390

Atlanta, GA
Date: January 31
SMU Cox Atlanta Reception
Hosted by Joan & Rick Smith
Alumni, Friends, Parents and Students Invited
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Location: The Smith Family Home
For More Information: 214-768-3390

February

Friday, February 3, 10:30 a.m. (O'Neil Center, 282 Crow)
"Exogenous Resource Shocks and Economic Freedom"
Dr. Colin O'Reilly, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Wisconsin-Stout

Tuesday, February 7, 6:00-7:00 p.m. (E&Y Gallery, Fincher 220)
End the Fed? No Need. Market Forces are Ending What Congress Won't.
Mr. John Tamny, Senior fellow in economics at Reason Foundation, the political economy editor at Forbes, a senior economic advisor to Toreador Research & Trading, and editor of RealClearMarkets.com

Monday, February 13, 10:30 a.m. (O'Neil Center, 282 Crow)
"Barriers to Entry Index: A Rating of Starting a Business Difficulties for the United States"
Ms. Megan Teague, Ph.D. Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University

Friday, February 17, 5:30-6:30 p.m. (E&Y Gallery, Fincher 220)
"Cities and Economic Growth"
Dr. Edward Glaeser, Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics, Harvard University

March

New York, NY
Date: March 7
SMU Cox New York Reception
Hosted by Frank Dunlevy
Alumni, Friends, Parents and Students Invited
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 PM 
Location: Racquet & Tennis Club
For More Information: 214-768-3390

Tuesday, March 7, 6:00-7:00 p.m. (E&Y Gallery, Fincher 220)
Your Next Government? From Nation State to Stateless Nations?
Professor Thomas Bell, Professor of Law, Fowler School of Law, Chapman University

Friday, March 24, 10:30 a.m. (O'Neil Center, 282 Crow)
"Disarticulating Knowledge in Don DeLillo's White Noise"
Mr. Richard McKelvey, Doctoral Student, Department of English, SMU

Friday, March 31, 10:30 a.m. (O'Neil Center, 282 Crow)
"Barbarian at the Gates: Did Immigrants Degrade the United States' Institutions?"
Dr. Alexandre Padilla, Associate Professor of Economics and Director of the Exploring Economic Freedom Project, Metropolitan State University

April

Thursday, April 6, 5:00-6:30 p.m. (Crum Auditorium, Collins Center)
Entrepreneurship in Texas: A Panel Discussion
O'Neil Center and Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship Faculty

Raleigh, NC

Date: April 7, 8, 9
Cox MBA Rugby Club at the World MBA Rugby Championships, Duke University
For more information: Kevin Knox at kknox@smu.edu 

Tuesday, April 18, 5:00 p.m. Reception ; 6:30 p.m Lecture. (Crum Auditorium, Collins Center)
Maguire Energy Institute presents "Back in the Saddle Again"


Friday, April 27, 10:30 a.m. (O'Neil Center, 282 Crow)
"Exogenous State Minimum Wages and the 'New' Minimum Wage Literature"
Dr. Charles North, Associate Professor of Economics and Department Chair, Baylor University
RSVP

May

Friday, May 19, 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Cox Distinguished Alumni & Outstanding Young Alumni Awards Luncheon
Alumni, Friends, & Family Welcome
Location: James M. Collins Executive Education Center, 3150 Binkley Avenue