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ITM News  -  SUMMER 2008



A mandatory Orientation Session and Fall 2008 Registration for new students admitted to start ITM program in Fall 08' will take place in room D-211 on Tuesday, August 19, 2008 at 4pm (sharp).




Are we in a recession?

Uncomfortable Answers to Questions on the Economy                         Posted July 19, 2008

Something has clearly gone wrong with the economy. But how bad are things, really? And how bad might they get before better days return? Even to many economists who recently thought the gloom was overblown, the situation looks grim. The economy is in the midst of a very rough patch. The worst is probably still ahead.



Career Navigator: Finding the Path that Works for You.

Become a US Diplomat                                       Posted June 6, 2008

Register to take by July 10 to take U.S. Foreign Service Test

Eligibility requirements

For more information,



Yves Saint Laurent                                                                                                 Posted June 1, 2008
Fashion Icon, Dies at 71

Yves Saint Laurent, who exploded on the fashion scene in 1958 as the boy-wonder successor to Christian Dior and endured as one of the best-known and most influential couturiers of the second half of the 20th century, died on Sunday in Paris. He was 71.   Article

  Flexing Your Buying Power                                                                            Posted May 29, 2008
Dress for Less and Less

SINCE 1998, the price of a “Speedy” handbag — the entry-level style at Louis Vuitton — has more than doubled, to $685, indicative of a precipitous price increase throughout the luxury goods market. The price of Joe Boxer’s “licky face” underwear, meanwhile, has dropped by nearly half, to $8.99, representing just as seismic a shift at the other end of the fashion continuum, where the majority of American consumers do their shopping.  Article


Fashion Designers and Counterfeiting                                                           Posted May 28, 2008

Simply Irresistible

New York City designers find themselves pulled reluctantly into the industry debate over imitations. Indeed, as the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) lobbies for legislation to protect designs, the campaign has courted controversy — mostly because some designers have contested the notion that a dress or a handbag can be protected as original. Dana Foley and  Anna Corinna, having seen their work in “splurge versus steal” magazine features, said they were uncomfortable being portrayed as victims.  Article


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