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Dr. Sandra Ehrlich

Dr. Sandra Ehrlich Appointed Director of Graduate Business Programs

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Sandra G. Ehrlich on her new appointment as Director of Graduate Business Programs at the College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP).

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Chancellor Sandeen at the 2020 Business Plan Competition Kick Off

Business Plan Competition Deadline Extended

The 2020 CBPP Business Plan Competition's purpose is to inspire and encourage entrepreneurship and economic development. Business Plans must now be submitted by 5:00 P.M. on February 1, 2020.

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Darren Prokop: Alaska and the Jones Act

The Merchant Marine Act (1920) outlines one of the most consequential non-tariff barriers (NTBs) in U.S. history, and June 5th will mark its 100th anniversary.

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Reconstructed Spanish flu virus

Dr. Kevin Berry on Talk of Alaska

On a recent Talk of Alaska episode, ISER’s Dr. Kevin Berry was one of the guests that discussed pandemic preparedness and what has been learned from the 1918 outbreak of the Spanish flu which killed millions worldwide and devastated rural communities in Alaska.

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Darren Prokop’s New Article in FreightWaves

Transportation is a double-edged sword in international trade. It is necessary to facilitate trade but if it is too expensive for the consignor and/or the consignee to bear then the transaction will not take place. Tariffs are a blunt instrument and add to trade frictions between countries.

Read: Darren Prokop’s New Article in FreightWaves