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JAN. 27, 2006--The University of Wisconsin - River Falls Center for Economic Research will begin its spring semester Friday seminars featuring faculty from the College of Business and Economics and an invited guest from the UW-RF psychology department.

Preceding each seminar is a 15-minute refreshment time in room 317 of South Hall. Presentations will follow from 3:15 to 4 p.m. in room 321 of South Hall. The seminars are free and open to the public.

The first seminar, "The Case of the Rock-and-Roll Partnership: An Interactive Collaborative Learning Exercise," is on Feb. 17. Suzy Rogers, a business law professor, and Claire Killian, a management professor, will present a specific exercise on how knowledge gained in college course work can be applied in actual business situations. The presentation focuses on an exercise created for undergraduate business law students.

Upcoming seminars include psychology faculty member Travis Tubre on March 3 presenting "Gender Differences in Responses to Same-Sex and Opposite-Sex Sexual Harassment;" computer science and information systems faculty member Anthony Varhese on March 24 presenting "Mathematical Modeling of Atrial Fibrillation Due to a Gene Mutation;" finance faculty member Reza Rahgozar on April 7 presenting "Are Share Values a Good Measure of Company Performance?" and on April 28, economics faculty member Hamid Tabesh will present "Determinants of Choice of Business Major: A Case Study."

For more information on the CER Friday Seminar Series, contact center director Tabesh at 715-425-3335 or


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