TOPEKA — “A Subprime Mortgage and Sarbanes-Oxley Act” is the topic of a presentation scheduled at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in room 112 of Henderson Learning Resources Center at Washburn University. No admission is charged and the public is welcome. Speakers will be Jim Martin, Janice Schrum and Kandy Ockree, members of the School of Business faculty. The event is part of the 2008 research seminar series hosted by Washburn School of Business and sponsored by Kaw Valley Bank. Other presentations in the series by the faculty scheduled for 12:30 p.m. in Henderson 112, include: Oct. 14: “Testing Equity Portfolios for Alpha Bias: An Exercise for Student Investment Funds,” by Larry Gorman and Rob Weigand Oct. 21: “Electronic Pedigrees and Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals: The U.S. Experience with RFID,” by Bill Roach and Gene Wunder Oct. 28: “The Impact of Off-balance-sheet Liability on Earnings Quality, Cost of Capital and Analysts’ Forecasts,” by Sheldon Peng Nov. 4: “Views and Review of the Multicultural Mystique,” by Liviu Florea Nov. 11: Presentation by Brian Niehoff, Kansas State University Nov. 18: “The Relationship of Resources to Strategy and Firm Performance: Factors Influencing the Growth of Small Firms,” by David Price and Michael Stoica For information, call 785-670-1603.