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Prominent accounting scholars are guests for 1997 series at UI

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Several prominent scholars of accounting will discuss their current research and issues in their fields as part of the Price Waterhouse Accounting Workshop Series at the University of Iowa College of Business Administration during the fall 1997 semester.

The workshops, which are free and open to the public, are administered by the department of accounting and funded through a gift from the accounting firm Price Waterhouse.

Seminars are from 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. weekly during the semester in the Pappajohn Business Administration Building (PBAB).

The series provides support for the department of accounting to invite leading scholars to come to campus to present their current work and other issues in the academic field of accounting. The seminars also provide opportunities for advanced graduate students to present their research.

People interested in attending the lectures but needing an accommodation in order to participate should contact the department of accounting at (319) 335-0910.

Here is a schedule of upcoming events in the Price Waterhouse Accounting Research Workshop Schedule.

OCTOBER 1997

Thursday, Oct. 9: 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. W401 PBAB. Hong Xie, graduate student, the University of Iowa;

Wednesday, Oct. 15: 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. S401 PBAB. Ramji Balakrishnan, associate professor of accounting, the University of Iowa;

Thursday, Oct. 23: 4 p.m. to 5:10 p.m. S401 PBAB. Joyce Berg, associate professor of accounting, the University of Iowa;

Thursday, Oct. 30: 4 p.m. to 5:10 p.m. W401 PBAB. Ed Maydew, the University of Chicago;

NOVEMBER 1997

Thursday, Nov. 6: 4 p.m. to 5:10 p.m. W401 PBAB. Peter Easton, Ohio State University;

Thursday, Nov. 13: 4 p.m. to 5:10 p.m. W401 PBAB. Diane Janvrin, graduate student, the University of Iowa;

Thursday, Nov. 20: 4 p.m. to 5:10 p.m. S401 PBAB. Marilyn Johnson, the University of Michigan;

DECEMBER 1997

Thursday, Dec. 4: 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. W401 PBAB. Shivaram Rajgopal, graduate student, the University of Iowa;

Thursday, Dec. 11: 4 p.m. 5:15 p.m. W401 PBAB. Mark Young, the University of Southern California.

10/6/97