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Hammond Institute Sponsors Ban the Box Symposium at Lindenwood

Session addressed initiatives and related opportunities for policy research and guidance of particular interest to community leaders, business practitioners, human resources professionals and academicians seeking to better understand ‘ban the box’ legislation in Missouri.

 

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Hammond Hosts (Dis)Honesty Screening featuring Director Yael Melamede

(Dis)Honesty – The Truth About Lies is an award-winning documentary that explores the complex impact dishonesty has on our lives and everyday society. Interweaving groundbreaking experiments from celebrated behavioral economist Dan Ariely with personal stories from individuals affected by the unraveling of their lies, Ariely and a team of scientists uncover our propensity to be dishonest – sometimes even unknowingly.

 

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Hammond Institute Launches H. F. Langenberg Memorial Speaker Series

Dr. Howard J. Wall, director of the Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise at Lindenwood University, announced the institute has received a sizeable donation from The Discussion Club, Saint Louis’ Premier Interactive Speaker Series.

 

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Liberty & Ethics Center Co-hosts Business Ethics Panel with St. Charles Rotary – 3-28-17

This session, which focused on real-life ethical dilemmas experienced by local business professionals (see attached media advisory for a list of participants), also included their firsthand, personal approach to resolution.

 

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Hammond Institute, Gender Studies Host Forum with Sommers & Kimmel

Session featured two leading intellectuals, one defending and one critiquing traditional masculinity. Campus pariah Christina Hoff Sommers and gender-busting feminist professor Michael Kimmel discussed whether traditional notions of masculinity are toxic, or just natural.

 

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Hammond Hosts Left, Right, & Center Event Featuring Chef Jeff Henderson

Session featured a wide variety of panel discussions and dinner with Chef Jeff Henderson providing the keynote address. Chef Jeff is creator of the Food Network reality show series, “The Chef Jeff Project.” He is also the exciting host of the new innovative television series “Flip My Food.”

 

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Plaster School of Business Hosts Dr. Hernando de Soto – The Future of Globalism

Session featured Hernando de Soto, who has done much more than apply the lessons of economics to old problems. The focus of his presentation was on capitalism and poverty.

 

2016 News

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Hammond Institute Provides Support for The Constitution Revolution

Dr. Howard J. Wall, director of the Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise at Lindenwood University, has announced that the Hammond Institute has partnered with The Constitution Project, also known as The Constitution Revolution, a centerpiece of the Supreme Court of Missouri’s Civics Education Program.

 

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Hammond Institute Announces Leadership Change in Economics Center

Dr. Howard J. Wall, director of the Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, recently announced that Rik W. Hafer, Ph.D. has assumed leadership responsibility for the Center for Economics and the Environment (CEE).

 

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Hammond Institute Announces Research Expansion in Economics

Dr. Howard J. Wall, director of the Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise at Lindenwood University, recently announced that William H. Rogers, Ph.D. has joined the Hammond team as a research fellow in the Center for Economics and the Environment (CEE). Dr. Rogers’ appointment is effective August 11.

 

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Hammond Institute Announces Leadership Change in the Duree Center

Dr. Howard J. Wall, director of the Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise at Lindenwood University, has announced that Karl L. Kammerer, MBA, Ph.D. has assumed leadership responsibility for the Duree Center for Entrepreneurship.

 

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Hammond Institute Awards First Research Grant Under Its Criminal Justice Reform Initiative

Andrea S. Boyles, Ph.D., division chair of social and behavioral sciences at Lindenwood University, recently received a $5,000 grant from the Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise. Dr. Boyles, associate professor of criminal justice, teaches at Lindenwood’s campus in Belleville, Ill.

 

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Hammond Institute Announces New Criminal Justice Reform Initiative

Dr. Howard J. Wall, director of the Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise at Lindenwood University, recently announced the institute has launched a Criminal Justice Reform Initiative with Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Jeanie Thies as research fellow guiding the effort.

 

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Felzien Named Director, Hammond Institute Administration

Dean P. Roger Ellis, JD in the Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship at Lindenwood University has selected Carol Felzien to serve in the capacity of Director, Hammond Institute Administration.

 

Academics

ADJUNCT INVITED TO HELP PHD STUDENTS WITH DISSERTATIONS IN U.K., WILL ALSO SPEAK IN D.C.

Richard Anderson, a Lindenwood University adjunct instructor and senior research fellow for the John W. Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise, will visit Birmingham, England, the week of April 18 to help PhD students with their dissertations.

2015 News

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KOCH FOUNDATION ISSUES $2 MILLION GRANT TO LINDENWOOD’S HAMMOND INSTITUTE

Lindenwood University today announced that the Charles Koch Foundation has awarded $2 million in grant funding support for the John W. Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise in the University’s Robert W. Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship.

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LIBERTY & ETHICS CENTER TO PRESENT FORUM ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE

The Hammond Institute’s Liberty & Ethics Center at Lindenwood University will present on Nov. 2 a forum aimed at reforming Missouri’s criminal justice system. Fittingly titled Left, Right, & Center, the forum will include local and state government office holders from both sides of the political spectrum, police officials, and representatives from organizations like the ACLU, the NAACP, and the Charles Koch Foundation.

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LEMONADE WEEK TEACHES CHILDREN HOW TO RUN A BUSINESS

Lindenwood University recently helped facilitate Lemonade Week in the St. Charles and St. Louis areas, an event, running from Sept. 1-7, designed to teach children how to start their own businesses through the real-world experience of running a lemonade stand.

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FEDERAL RESERVE BANK SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT COUGHLIN TO SPEAK IN DUNSETH

Cletus Coughlin, the senior vice president and chief of staff at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, is speaking to Lindenwood University students about monetary policy and the current market from 4 to 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3, in Harmon Hall’s Dunseth Auditorium on the St. Charles campus. The title of the speech is “5, 4, 3, 2, 1, Ignition, Liftoff – But When?”

GENERAL

FERGUSON, MO., AND LU ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

Lindenwood University of St. Charles, Missouri, announced today a major partnership with the City of Ferguson to assist city officials, residents of Ferguson, and students who attend North St. Louis County schools with an eight-phase initiative that will include scholarships, grants, and entrepreneurial opportunities to Ferguson residents.

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LIBERTY AND ETHICS CENTER RECEIVES GRANTS FOR SPRING CONFERENCE

The Liberty and Ethics Center at Lindenwood University has announced two grant awards to support its spring conference, “Capitalism, Crony Capitalism, and the Common Good.” A $10,000 grant award was received from the Charles Koch Foundation, and a $12,000 grant was received from the Earhart Foundation.

2014 News

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Social Media Campaign Supports Ferguson Business

Lindenwood University’s John W. Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise has launched a social media campaign encouraging people to support local businesses in Ferguson, Mo. Using the hashtag #FergusonFavorites, the institute is challenging people to post photographs of themselves on Facebook and Twitter as they dine and shop at Ferguson establishments.

 

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JONES NEW SENIOR POLICY FELLOW AT HAMMOND INSTITUTE

Republican Rep. Timothy Jones, District 110, has been named the senior policy fellow for the John W. Hammond Institute For Free Enterprise at Lindenwood University. Jones was elected to office in 2006 and is the Speaker of the House. Because of the state’s eight-year term limit, Jones will leave office at the end of December.

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Hammond Institute to Co-Host Forum on Tax Credit Scholarships

Lindenwood University’s Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise and the Show-Me Institute will co-host a forum on tax credit scholarships from 8 to 11 a.m. on Friday, April 25, in Lindenwood’s Dunseth Auditorium. The presentations will focus on the issue of private-school choice, financed through tax-credit scholarship programs, as a method for dealing with K-12 school funding issues, particularly in struggling unaccredited districts.

2013 News

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LIBERTY AND ETHICS CENTER RECEIVES GRANT FROM EARHART FOUNDATION

The Liberty and Ethics Center at Lindenwood University has received a $7,500 grant from the Earhart Foundation to fund its 2013-2014 Inaugural Lecture Series.

 

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS PRESENTS ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK

The Lindenwood University School of Business and Entrepreneurship will present its inaugural Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 11-16 on the university’s St. Charles campus. Events, which are intended to provide information and encouragement from a variety of perspectives for current and future entrepreneurs, will include speeches from Cardinal Manager Mike Matheny, FUBU Clothing CEO Daymond John (who is featured on ABC television’s Shark Tank), baseball executive Mike Veeck, and several others.

 

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DUREE CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP RECEIVES GRANT FROM COLEMAN FOUNDATION

Lindenwood University’s Duree Center for Entrepreneurship has received a $15,000 grant from the Coleman Foundation to fund its 2013-14 Symposia Series.

 

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP RECEIVES $1 MILLION GIFT

Lindenwood University has received a $1 million gift to establish a Free Enterprise Institute at its growing School of Business and Entrepreneurship. The donation will establish a free enterprise institute.

 

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SPRING POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY CONFERENCE APRIL 12-14

Lindenwood University will host a political philosophy conference, Free Markets and Localism, April 12-14. The event is sponsored by the university’s Liberty and Ethics Center and is funded by a grant from the Charles Koch Foundation.

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