Duquesne Students to Host Liberty Regional Conference
Duquesne University's Students for Liberty organization will host the third annual Students for Liberty Pittsburgh Regional Conference. This daylong event will feature speakers, panel discussions and breakout sessions on the ideas behind free society and the actions needed to implement them.
In addition to a full slate of speakers, the free conference provides students with an opportunity to network with other pro-liberty students and discover opportunities for jobs, internships, conferences and seminars.
Who: Keynote speaker Dr. Richard K. Vedder, director and founder of the Center for College Affordability and a distinguished professor of economics at Ohio University, studies higher education financing, labor economics, immigration, government fiscal policy and income inequality.
Dr. Antony Davies, associate professor of economics at Duquesne and Mercatus Affiliated Senior Scholar at George Mason University, also will speak at the conference. His research focuses on econometrics and public policy. A frequent lecturer at policy conferences on Capitol Hill and at state capitals, Davies brings corporate and startup experiences to his work.
When: Saturday, Nov. 9, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Where: Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh PA
Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.