Wednesday March 23, 2011

RISE Heard 'Round the World

Kathleen Hays of Bloomberg Radio will moderate R.I.S.E. XI on March 31 and broadcast live from the student investment forum.

The University of Dayton's R.I.S.E. XI Global Investment Forum will be heard around the world when Kathleen Hays of Bloomberg Radio broadcasts live from the event.

Hays will broadcast her show, "The Hays Advantage" from noon to 3 p.m. ET Thursday, March 31, on the opening day of the forum at the University of Dayton Arena. When not broadcasting, Hays will serve as moderator for the event.

"Kathleen Hays is one of the most respected economics reporters in the country," said Matthew Shank, dean of the University's School of Business Administration. "She will bring a wealth of insight about the world's economic trends as well as great excitement."

Recognized as one of the nation's top economics reporters and anchors, Hays has covered the U.S. economy and the Federal Reserve for more than 20 years. She joined Bloomberg in 2006 after years as an on-air and online economics correspondent at CNN, CNNfn, and CNBC, where she served as a host, correspondent and commentator for numerous programs.

She is well known for her in-depth interviews with top Federal Reserve policymakers, and the world's leading economists and investors.

Currently host of "The Hays Advantage" heard weekdays from noon to 3 p.m. ET on Bloomberg radio, she covers all the economic, market, and policy issues and steps outside the world of finance to take a look at everything from fashion to football, through the prism of money and business.

Bloomberg Radio reaches a global audience 24 hours a day and is available free online at

Known as the largest student investment forum in the world, R.I.S.E. (Redefining Investment Strategy Education) is in its 11th year.

The three-day event attracts an international audience of students, faculty and professionals with unscripted, interactive discussions among finance experts on everything from the markets and the economy to social responsibility and risk management. 

For more information and to register, call 937-229-1444. Registration closes March 28.