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Here’s a sampling of current and upcoming events open to students and others at SPU’s School of Business, Government, and Economics. These events often feature business and civic leaders and thinkers from around the nation and world.

For past events, see the Events Archive.


Business as a Calling Day 2014

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 9 a.m.–11 a.m.

Every year, students at the School of Business, Government, and Economics enjoy the opportunity to hear from a visionary business leader or entrepreneur – someone who understands and exemplifies deeper aspects of influencing culture through business. This year we welcome Dr. Michael Naughton, Director of the John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought at the University of St. Thomas on Saint Paul, Minnesota. He is the author and editor of several books and articles, including Bringing Your Business to Life, Managing as if Faith Mattered, Rediscovering Abundance and Rethinking the Purpose of Business.  We look forward to our time with this international expert on issues at the intersection of Christian faith and business. 

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Dean's Speaker Series, Dr. Stan Humphries

Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 3 p.m.–4 p.m.

This quarter's SBGE Dean's Speaker Series welcomes Dr. Stan Humphries, Chief Economist of Zillow, Inc.  Stan is a recognized leader in the real estate industry, serving as a member of Fannie Mae’s Affordable Housing Advisory Council. Prior to joining Zillow, Stan spent five years at Expedia where he ran the advanced analytics team.  Join other SBGE undergraduates to hear about this innovative company at the intersection of real estate, economics, and technology.