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June 28, 2022

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Tuesday, June 28

Green Issues Summer Movie Series: KISS THE GROUND: Fine Arts Center M120 Korb Classroom, 7:00PM - 8:30PM

Green Issues Summer Movie Series: KISS THE GROUND Kiss the Ground is a Tribeca Film Festival selection, narrated by Woody Harrelson, and is described as 'an inspiring and groundbreaking film that reveals the first viable solution to our climate crisis.' Co-sponsored by the Wabash College Library and the League of Women Voters of MontCo, the Green Issues series is open to all.

After the Bell: Fashion, Innovation, Entrepreneurship - Dr. Christie Byun: Virtual Wabash , 7:30PM - 8:30PM

Wabash "rings-out" a new class to our alumni ranks each year. After the Bell offers opportunities to come back to the Wabash classroom and attend virtual liberal arts sessions with current faculty and staff members. Join us for this live virtual event being offered for Wabash alumni, spouses, partners, parents, and friends.

After the Bell: Fashion, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship with Dr. Christie Byun

Fashion is everywhere - in politics, sports, music, religion, and business. People use fashion to express creativity, pursue anonymity, or stick it to the man. From the cotton grown in fields half a world away to the t-shirts we buy at the local mall, fashion is a multi-billion dollar global industry with designers, entrepreneurs, counterfeiters, and ordinary consumers. The production, consumption, and ultimately the disposal of fashion items has made this industry one of the most important in the world. 

Dr. Christie Byun, Associate Professor of Economics

Dr. Christie Byun's interests include the theory of habit formation and how it influences consumption choices. She also does research in environmental economics, and is interested in free market environmentalism and how markets can be used to determine efficient allocations of natural resources. Her teaching areas include Principles of Economics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Statistics for the Social Sciences, Environmental Economics, Economics and Public Policy, the Economic Approach with Microsoft Excel, and Senior Seminar. She has also taught a Freshman Tutorial course on the Economics of the Popular Music Industry. Dr. Byun is interested in how the business side of the music industry and music technology can influence the process of creating music and has a book, The Economics of the Popular Music Industry on Palgrave Pivot Press. He

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