Thursday, February 23rd, 2023
Burkett Miller Lecture Series
Join us on Thursday, February 23rd, 2023 at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's University Center Auditorium. You are invited to attend the lecture with a reception to follow.
The Burkett Miller Distinguished Lecture Series is a forum for scientific inquiry which brings internationally recognized scholars to the UTC community to speak on topics critical to an understanding of the Market Economy. Peter Boettke, University Professor of Economics and Philosophy at George Mason University, is the 2023 Distinguished Lecturer.
Speaker: Dr. Peter Boettke
Date: Thursday, February 23rd, 2023
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: UTC University Center Auditorium
710 E. 5th Street
Chattanooga, TN 37403
Teaching Free Enterprise - Teacher Training Workshop
Description: Join us on June 23, 2022, from 8:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. ET to hear from economists Dr. Robert Lawson and Dr. Meg Tuszynski, on the following topics: Trade, Economic Freedom of the World, Markets, and Government, and Environmental Economics. This professional development event is completely free and will be hosted on UTC"s campus. Please see the agenda listed below and attached for your convenience for more details.
Speakers: Robert Lawson and Meg Tuszynski
Date: Thursday, June 23rd
Time: 8:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. ET
Location: Rollins College of Business 326 Fletcher Hall:
601 McCallie Ave., Chattanooga TN 37403
Why Thomas Sowell Matters
Description: Join us for a rich discussion about how Sowell’s scholarship relates to our ongoing debates about inequality, race, school choice, and social justice.
Speaker: Jason Riley
Date: September 22nd
Location: UC Tennessee Room
How Wars are Run: Lessons from the War on Terror
The Probasco Chair invited Christopher Coyne a Professor of Economics at George Mason University and Associate Director of the F.A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the Mercatus Center to speak at this year's Burkett Miller Lecture Series. He is a premier scholar on the relationship between war and economics and has authored four books. His book, "After War: the Political Economy of Exporting Democracy" (2008) was featured at the event. It was also the book featured for the Spring 22 Economics Book Club.
The SMILE FUND
Featuring Brandon Cline
The Student Managed Investment Learning Experience (SMILE) Fund was formed in February 2015 and officially received funds totaling $250,000 from the UC Foundation on July 1, 2015. The fund has now grown to have over $600,000 in assets under management. Learn more from an experienced financial expert!
Burkett Miller Spring 2021 - Dr. William Easterly
In addition to hosting a number of international conferences, the Probasco Chair also hosts the Burkett Miller Distinguished Lecture Series, an annual event that brings notable scholars, practitioners and thinkers to the UTC campus to address topics critical to understanding the market economy.