Forecasters predict as many as four to eight hurricanes this year. University of Houston resources have expertise in a variety of topics related to storms – before, during and after.
"Bailout: What’s Next" Panel to Feature Academic, Banking, Small Business, Personal Finance Experts
"Bailout: What's Next," will feature a team of academic, banking, small business and personal finance experts in an educational event that is open to the public.
The panel discussion will take place at 6 p.m. at Bauer's Melcher Hall auditorium (Room 160). Among the topics to be discussed are a brief history of events leading up to the current situation, explanation of the federal government's bailout plan, projected outlooks for industry, small business and consumer concerns and advice for weathering the storm as events continue to progress.
Moderated by Latha Ramchand, associate dean of graduate and professional programs, the discussion will be followed by a question-and-answer session and will feature the following speakers:
The public is invited to attend. For general information, call 713-473-4701. Media interested in covering the event should call 713-743-4348.
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About the C. T. Bauer College of Business
The C. T. Bauer College of Business has been in operation for more than 60 years at the University of Houston main campus. Through its five academic departments, the college offers a full-range of undergraduate, masters and doctoral degrees in business. The Bauer College is fully accredited by the AACSB International - the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. In August 2000, Houston business leader and philanthropist Charles T. (Ted) Bauer endowed the College of Business with a $40 million gift. In recognition of his generosity, the college was renamed the C. T. Bauer College of Business.