Economics professor Timothy Fuerst dies at 54

first_imgTimothy S. Fuerst, William and Dorothy O’Neill Professor of Economics at Notre Dame, died Tuesday morning at the age of 54 after battling stomach cancer for the past 10 months, the University said in a statement.Fuerst’s research largely centered on monetary policy. He also served as senior economic adviser at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and taught for 19 years at Bowling Green State University, according to the press release.“Tim was one of the cornerstones of a revived and extraordinarily successful economics program at Notre Dame. … We will miss him terribly, but we can be grateful for knowing him as we did and for his inspiring service to the University,” John McGreevy, the Dean of the College of Arts and Letters, said in the statement.According to the University, arrangements for the funeral are pending.Tags: dies, economics, Fuerstlast_img read more

Credit union loses laptop with member data

first_img 2SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr by: David MorrisonThe $301 million Piedmont Advantage Credit Union notified its 46,000 members it has lost a laptop that contained member data.“On Jan. 31, 2015, we discovered that there was a credit union owned laptop that could not be located,” wrote Judy Tharp, CEO of the Winston-Salem, N.C.-based cooperative in an undated latter to members. “While incidents like this are not uncommon, it is a first occurrence for us. Piedmont Advantage has engaged law enforcement and hired a computer forensic firm to investigate the matter. The laptop included password protected authentication designed to prevent unauthorized access, and at this time to the best of our knowledge, no data on the laptop has been accessed.” continue reading »last_img read more

Replace Neville with Ellis as England Head Coach, Says Aluko

first_img“The England women’s team now are at that point where they’re getting to semifinals and now need to be getting to a final and winning it, winning World Cups, winning European Championships,” said Aluko.“I think she has that pedigree, she has that experience, she’s worked with some of the best footballers, elite athletes, in the world.”Ellis, who was born in England, guided the United States to World Cup titles in 2015 and 2019 before stepping down and taking on an ambassadorial role with U.S. Soccer.Aluko said the only stumbling block she could see was whether England’s FA would agree to meet her wage demands, especially with the U.S. women’s soccer team fighting a legal battle for equal pay.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram WOMEN’S FOOTBALLJill Ellis, who led the United States to back-to-back Women’s World Cup titles, would make the ideal replacement for England head coach Phil Neville when he leaves the job next year, former striker Eniola Aluko has said.England women’s head coach Neville will exit the role at the end of his contract in July 2021 and Aluko told The Football Show that Ellis had the ability to bring silverware to the team.last_img read more