News & Announcements

Artificial Intelligence Webinar Series

Webinar Series on Artificial Intelligence To Begin January 20

The College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP) has developed a four-part webinar series on Artificial Intelligence, which will debut on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 from 12-1 Alaska Time with Russell Frew.

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Dr. Garth Jones

In Tribute: Dr. Garth N. Jones, First Dean of the College

In 1973, Dr. Garth Jones and his wife Marie drove their Ford Pinto from New York City, where he had been working for the United Nations, to Anchorage. Jones had been living and working in the field of public policy and international development, with stints in Pakistan, Indonesia, and Taiwan.

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Dr. Omer L. Carey

In Tribute: Dr. Omer L. Carey, Professor Emeritus and Former Dean of the College

Dr. Omer L. Carey arrived in Alaska in 1973, after having taught at several universities. He began teaching at the School of Business and Public Administration, which later became the College of Business and Public Policy. Over the years he served the College as professor, Department Chair, and Dean.

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2021 Scholarships

CBPP Dean’s Office Awards 2021 Scholarships

The Dean’s Office has awarded twenty-three students with scholarships to continue their studies in the College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP). Recipients are selected by CBPP’s Scholarship Committee on the basis of merit, talent, or leadership/community involvement.

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Hirshberg named Vice-President Academic of the University of the Arctic

University of the Arctic Names Dr. Diane Hirshberg as Vice-President Academic

Dr. Diane Hirshberg has been named Vice-President Academic of the University of the Arctic (UArctic), a collaborative network of universities, colleges, and other organizations committed to higher education and research in the North. In this role Hirshberg plans to highlight some of UArctic’s exceptional academic programming, identify best practices for offering academic opportunities and increase those offerings.

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