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Houston Luncheon with Dr. Jamie Wagner

June 15, 2022

6100 Main St

Houston, TX, USA


“Demystifying Capitalism for Young People and the Power of Markets”

TFAS supporters, friends and local alumni are invited to join us for a luncheon featuring Dr. Jamie Wagner on campus at Rice University on June 15, 2022.

As an accomplished economist and associate professor at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Wagner will share her insight on the truth about capitalism and why so many young people fail to understand its benefits.


12-2 p.m. CST
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Grand Hall, First Floor, Rice Memorial Center
Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston, Texas, 77005

Lunch provided | Attire is business

Prior to the luncheon, guests are invited to attend a special economics lesson with high school students in the classroom at 10:30 a.m.

You will have the exclusive opportunity hear an impactful lesson and discussion on “Markets in Action.” See firsthand how our phenomenal instructors use engaging lessons and activities to teach economic realities to students and educators.


To join us, please contact TFAS Special Events Director Jane Mack at jmack@TFAS.org or 202.986.0384 by Friday, June 10, 2022. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Per Rice University guidelines, all visitors must be fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19, if currently eligible for the booster (per CDC guidelines). Exemptions are only available for medical or religious reasons. Those with medical or religious exemptions must provide proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of arriving on campus – proof can be submitted to Jane Mack (jmack@TFAS.org). Masks are currently required in the classrooms regardless of vaccination status and required at all times for those with medical or religious exemptions. All policies subject to change.

About Dr. Jamie Wagner

Jamie Wagner received her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and is a faculty member in the economics department at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She also directs the Center for Economic Education, working with pre-service and K-12 teachers in the Omaha area. Jamie’s research interests include economic education, economic pedagogy and financial literacy. She is a dynamic speaker who demonstrates economics concepts through interactive activities including simulations, discussions and games.




Thank you to our host committee and sponsors


Program Underwriters

Bob Graham
Marilyn Woodhouse

Gold Sponsors

5Rivers CRE
Catherine Lee ’03 and Theis Clarke
Lonnie Humphries – The R.H. & A.Q. Lawe Foundation
Bobby Tudor ’81
Dick Weekley

Silver Sponsors

Kathy and Kurt Adkins
Jason ’97 and Magan Frederick
Lindsey Rose ’06 and Patrick King
Ray and Jill Kirk

Friend Sponsors

The Goossen Family
Melissa ’76 and Houston Johnson

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