Economic Freedom 16to17

Economic Freedom - Grand Challenge for Academic Year 2016-2017

Curricular Content

What types of books, articles, films, etc. connect my disciplinary or general education courses to Economic FreedomLibrary graphic?

Tarver Library site: A database of various texts and media, intended as a resource for faculty to incorporate the Economic Freedom theme into their courses, or for students to encounter additional topics.

Programming Calendar

What types of events can I attend to engage with the topic of Economic Freedom?

The following are on-campus events related to the Grand Challenge theme of Economic Freedom.

Spring 2017 Programming Calendar

(Do you have an event that should be included, or are you interested in planning one for the Fall 2016 semester?  Contact QEP Associate Director Judy Wilbanks.)

Fall 2016 Programming Calendar

What does Economic Freedom mean, and how does this connect with Mercer's mission?

A module for UNV 101 courses helps to facilitate class discussion around this area.

UNV 101 Module for Research that Reaches Out and Grand Challenges (for PAs and faculty) - designed to also be a precursor to Be a Good NeighBear

Be a Good NeighBear  on September 24, 2016

UNV 101 Module for Community Engagement (for PAs and faculty) - designed to be a wrap-up to Be a Good NeighBear

Visionary Student Panel & Projects Initiative

How can I share my ideas with others?

As part of the Grand Challenges programming, Mercer has established a Visionary Student Panel  event each fall semester in which students, student groups, and members of student campus organizations can participate and present proposals for exploring local, national, or global issues/problems.  What do you care about?  Your campus wants to hear it!