Campus Scenes

Undergrad Enrollment Down a Bit, Grad Enrollment Up a Bit

After six years of slight declines, overall enrollment held steady this year. Five of UST’s seven academic divisions showed graduate-level increases; the freshman class is the third-largest on record and has one of the best academic profiles ever.
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Professional Notes for Sept. 30, 2014

This week's notes feature faculty Catherine Craft-Fairchild, Massimo Faggioli, Ray MacKenzie, Deborah Savage, William Stevenson, AnnMarie Thomas and Artika Tyner.

Accounting: A Social Science

Accounting professor Lawrence Chui loved science as a child and swore he would never want to become an accountant or teacher.
Michael Lackey. Photo by Nina Francine.

A Conversation With Author Michael Lackey ’86

Lackey interviewed 16 world-renowned writers, including Joyce Carol Oates and Russell Banks, for his book, Truthful Fictions: Conversations with American Biographical Novelists, published by Bloomsbury earlier this year.
Peter Young B. Magazine

Risk Management as an Economic Development Tool

There are a number of conceptual and practical barriers that have heretofore limited the exploration and application of risk management tools—including insurance—in developing countries writes professor Peter Young. UST's Risk Leadership Initiative seeks to better understand and deliver solutions.