March forum at The U to focus on high oil prices

VERMILLION, S.D. -- A panel of experts from The University of South Dakota will address the international factors leading to high oil prices during an international forum scheduled for noon on Wednesday, March 26 at Farber Hall on the USD campus.

Eric Jepsen, assistant professor of political science, will moderate a USD panel of Dennis Johnson, Ph.D., professor emeritus of economics, and Kumoli Ramakrishnan, Ph.D., executive education dean at the Beacom School of Business, will debate the topic “Will the Oil Crisis Ever End?” during the hour-long discussion.

"Will the Oil Crisis Ever End?" is part of a monthly international forum series at The University of South Dakota. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, please contact Benno Wymar, professor emeritus of economics, at