Student Organizations & Opportunities

Economics students have the possibility to take part in various co-curricular activities and research opportunities. 

Econ lab at State Farm Hall
The Economics Research Lab in State Farm Hall


Student organizations include:


Our students publish two journals:


Speaker Series: 

  • The Robert S. Eckley Lecture in Economics allows economics faculty to bring to campus a distinguished scholar to broaden the understanding of economic analyses and perspectives among others on campus and in the community. The inaugural speaker in 2013 was Daron AcemogluNew York Times bestselling co-author of Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty.


Research Opportunities:

Economics students have the opportunity to engage in original research, with many presenting their results at the John Wesley Powell Research Conference and other venues.