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Expert on entrepreneurship studies lectures at UI March 26

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- A national expert on the growing importance of entrepreneurial studies in American business schools will discuss the issue at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26 at the University of Iowa College of Business Administration.

Morton Kamien, director of the Heizer Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Northwestern University's J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, will discuss some of the issues involved in making entrepreneurial studies an integral part of a business school education during the talk in Room S401 of the Pappajohn Business Administration Building.

The talk, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Firstar Lecture Series and the UI's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center.

Kamien, who is also the Joseph and Carol Levy Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship at Northwestern, has been the director of the Heizer Center since its founding in 1988. He regularly teaches courses in entrepreneurship as well as in managerial economics.

He holds a doctorate in economics from Purdue University.

The John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center was established in 1994 as a collaborative venture among the Colleges of Business Administration, Engineering and Health Sciences (Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry and Nursing).