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The Current - Fall 2005

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Economics Professor Don Byrne regularly publishes an Economics newsletter, which is available online at

Fr. Cavanagh celebrated his anniversary as a Jesuit with family (left to right): Mary Lewis (sister); Tom Lewis; Fr. Cavanagh; Ed Cavanagh (brother); Micheau Canvangh.

Gerald Cavanagh, S.J., Charles T. Fisher Chair of Business Ethics, and professor of Business Administration, published the book, American Business Values: A Global Perspective, 5th ed. (Prentice Hall), along with the article "U.S. Business and Global Politics" in the Journal of International Business and Economy.

Fr. Cavanagh also served as the "Distinguished Visiting Scholar" at The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University from February to March of 2005. He presented the following lectures: "Business and Personal Values" at Santa Clara University; "The Ethics of Small Business" at John Carroll University; "Ethics of Global Markets" at the College of Philosophy, University of Munich; and "Corporate Social Responsibility in the U.S. and the Global Marketplace" at the College of Economics and Business, University of Mannheim. Fr. Cavanagh also co-directed the conference, "Social Capital in the Global Marketplace," at the Heinrich Pesch Haus in Ludwigshafen.

Two CBA professors celebrated Jesuit anniversaries with gatherings on the McNichols Campus this year. Fr. Cavanagh and Oswald A.J. Mascarenhas, S.J., Charles H. Kellstadt Professor of Marketing, took their vows 52 and 50 years ago respectively.

Mary Ann Hazen and Mary Higby, associate professors of Business Administration, have published "Teaching an Issues-Based Interdisciplinary Course: Diversity in Management and Marketing," in the Journal of Management Education, June 2005.

In April, Higby and Larry Zeff, associate professors of Business Administration, presented, "The SocioPolitical Impact of Team Development: A Case Study," at the International Academy of Business Disciplines national conference in Pittsburgh.

Suk Kim, professor of Finance and director of CBA’s Institute for North Korea, published the first issue of North Korean Review (NKR) this summer. NKR is the first academic journal in North America or Europe to focus exclusively on North Korea. The journal, published twice a year, will provide focused research, analysis, and information dissemination pertaining to North Korea. For more information, please visit

Michael Whitty, professor, Business Administration, spoke on "The Spirit of Hope: A Positive Future for Detroit" at the first annual Praise Detroit Festival in October. Whitty was also recently appointed National Chancellor of the International Association of Educators for World Peace and participated in a symposium on social security and social justice principles in New York.