Louisiana Tech University’s Higher education of Instruction (COE) and Higher education of Small business (COB) will join forces to existing “Cryptocurrency: The Meth of Money” as aspect of the COE’s new lecture sequence, “Living with Technological know-how.” The lecture will acquire location on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 3 p.m. in College Hall on Tech’s campus. Sponsored by Jeanette and Justin Hinckley, the function is cost-free and open up to the public.
The lecture will function a panel of finance and economics college like Dr. William McCumber, affiliate dean of graduate packages and investigate, Dr. Patrick Scott, associate professor of economics, and Dr. Nono Gueye, assistant professor of economics. Discussion will center on cryptocurrency, its volatility, and how the underlying technological innovation of blockchains is beneficial in other apps.
“The matters of electronic finance and digital forex are notable illustrations of how our ever-growing interactions with technology effect our daily lives in a multitude of ways,” explained Dr. Don Schillinger, dean of the College of Education. “As active leaders and participants in modern society, it is necessary that all of us are informed of and turn into professional about these ground breaking, purposeful, and at times disruptive know-how related phenomena.”
The COE will associate with Louisiana Tech’s other educational schools to host further “Living with Technology” lectures in excess of the system of the 12 months. Every single will focus on an aspect of technology’s impression on day to day lifetime.
“We are honored to spouse with the Higher education of Training for the 1st in their new lecture series, especially for the reason that of its concentration on engineering,” claimed Dr. Chris Martin, dean of the School of Business enterprise. “Technology has transformed the way we operate, stay, and educate, and in the University of Organization, it is integrated into each and every component of our curriculum. I know equally pupils and the local community will take pleasure in studying from Drs. McCumber, Scott, and Gueye.”
For additional information and facts about the lecture sequence, call Director of Development Rosilynn Gillum at 318.257.2296 or [email protected]