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Dr. Mouhcine Guettabi

Dr. Mouhcine Guettabi Testifies before the House and Senate Finance Committees

Perhaps the most interesting set of hearings during the week of March 4th was the House and Senate Finance Committee’s review of the projected economic impacts of the Governor’s proposed FY20 budget. The committees separately engaged economists from state agencies, the Governor’s office, and UAA’s Institute of Social & Economic Research to assess the economic impact budget cuts will have. 

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Professor John Duffy receiving an honorary doctorate

John Duffy Receives Honorary Doctorate from National University of Mongolia

The School of International Relations and Public Administration (SIRPA) at the National University of Mongolia (NUM) conveyed an honorary doctorate to Professor John Duffy, Ph.D., of the University of Alaska Anchorage, on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019.

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Cargo plane cockpit

Professor Prokop in FreightWaves Article

Professor Darren Prokop talks about Alaska's exception from the 1920 Jones Act and the logistical advantage it gives freight carriers operating in Alaska. (article by Linda Baker of FreightWaves)

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Students in Class

Introducing the College of Business and Public Policy Dean's Student Advisory Board

Our Student Advisory Board provides ideas and feedback to the Dean regarding multiple facets of the College’s operations, including: program and curriculum offerings, technology, policies, career-related options, social and networking opportunities, and outreach.

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Diane Sleszynski and Willie Hensley

Diane Sleszynski Came a Long Way to take Willie Hensley's Class

Diane Sleszynski's commute from Lutz, Florida, to Anchorage is 3,700 miles one way and takes roughly 20 hours, and that’s if the layovers are generous. Despite the hefty price tag and time commitment, Sleszynski is more than happy to pay it.

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