Gunnar Knapp to Receive 2017 Edith R. Bullock Prize for Excellence
The University of Alaska Foundation announced that Gunnar Knapp will receive the 2017 Edith R. Bullock Prize for Excellence. Knapp, professor emeritus of economics at the College of Business and Public Policy, will receive $10,000 for his significant contributions to the University of Alaska.
What is Economics About?
College of Business and Public Policy’s Dr. Alexander James, explains what economics is about.
What is Marketing About?
Dr. Christina McDowell, College of Business and Public Policy Associate Professor of Marketing and Business Communication, explains what marketing is about.
Terry Fields Recieves IREM 30 Under 30 Award
Terry Fields, Assistant Professor of Management and Marketing, recently received a 2017 Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) 30 Under 30 Award.
Terry is the Program Director for the Weidner Property Management and Real Estate Program at the College of Business and Public Policy. He works closely with industry partners to grow the program while attracting students, preparing them for careers in real estate management, and rewarding them with placement opportunities and fast track opportunities to earn valuable industry credentials.
He is an active member of IREM and encourages all of his students to take advantage of the networking and resources IREM has to offer members. Terry also serves on IREM’s Student and Academic Outreach Advisory Board playing an important role in identifying strategies to engage students and professors in IREM.
The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) is an international community of real estate managers dedicated to ethical business practices, maximizing the value of investment real estate, and promoting superior management through education and information sharing.
To learn more, visit IREM online at http://www.irem.org/
Economics Major Joseph Longuevan Featured in The Northern Light
Joseph Longuevan, economics major, said to the Northern Light “I chose economics because I love learning about public policy, and how to get the efficient outcomes with a given set of information.” In the future, Longuevan is also looking forward to creating his own economics labs similar to the College of Business and Public Policy’s experimental economics lab.