Rowland School of Business

Explore Extraterrestrial Issues at a Faculty-Student Colloquium April 4

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Explore the topic of “Extraterrestrial Space Resources and the Outer Space Regime” at the Department of Global Management and Organization’s faculty-student colloquium on Thursday, April 4 at 4:30 p.m. in the Lawrence Hall Ballroom.

Attendees will be encouraged to analyze issues of planetary proportions that can have global implications — such as the mining of Antarctica, the management of industrial facilities near Earth's orbit and the utilization of other extraterrestrial resources. In addition, the impact of property rights and legal treaties for both economically developed and underdeveloped nations will be discussed.

Presenters include:

  • Point Park M.B.A. alums Andrew McIntyre, doctoral student at the University of Pittsburgh; Gus Miller, senior communications specialist at Westinghouse Electric Company; Paul Nutter, mortgage servicing specialist at Bank of America and Heike Steurer, accounting specialist at Bayer Corporation; and
  • Point Park M.B.A. students Daria Opekunova and Anna Volkova.

Door prizes will be given and complimentary refreshments will be served immediately following the presentation. 

This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to

Learn More

Learn how Point Park M.B.A. students enhance their analytical skills through a special topics course on extraterrestrial issues taught by Dimitris Kraniou.

For information on the graduate programs in the School of Business, visit the M.B.A. and M.A. in organizational leadership program pages.


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