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CALENDAR ITEM: MU Corps of Discovery Lecturer to Discuss the Role of Money in American Politics

September 9th, 2014

Story Contact: Christian Basi, 573-882-4430, BasiC@missouri.edu

By Diamond Dixon

WHAT: University of Missouri economics professor Jeffrey Milyo will present the 11th annual 21st Century Corps of Discovery Lecture.

Recognized by his peers as a national expert on campaign financing, Milyo will discuss the role of money in the United States political system and its influence on political corruption, public policy and voter engagement.

Each year, the 21st Century Corps of Discovery Lecture commemorates the contributions of the Lewis and Clark expedition by featuring an outstanding MU faculty member and discoverer.

WHO: Jeffrey Milyo, an economics professor in the MU College of Arts and Science

WHEN: 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 9

WHERE: Reynolds Alumni Center Ballroom
MU Campus

A reception will follow the lecture in the Reynolds Alumni Center Great Room.

NOTE: This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://corpsofdiscovery.missouri.edu/.

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