News & Announcements

Danae Ringelmann

EVENT: Crowdfunding AK - FREE for Students with I.D.

As part of Alaska Entrepreneurship Week (July 25-August 2) AEDC is organizing an event called “Crowdfunding AK” (July 28, 11:30-1:30). The keynote speaker is Danae Ringelmann, co-founder of Indiegogo, the world’s 2nd largest crowdfunding website. Danae will be speaking about trends and the future of crowdfunding. The event is FREE for students with I.D.

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Lab

Gender- and Frame-specific Audience Effects in Dictator Games

The College of Business and Public Policy Department of Economics studied dictator allocations using a 2x2 experimental design that varies the level of anonymity and the choice set, allowing observation of audience effects in both give and take frames. Changes in the distribution of responses across treatment cells allow them to distinguish among alternative motives as elaborated in recent theory.

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Christina Gaina

Cristina Gaina, Class of 2013, M.S. Project Management

Cristina came to UAA after her cousin, Dorin Parasca, a College of Business and Public Policy alumnus as well, recommended she consider the value of a U.S. education. In Anchorage, she received support and encouragement from her host family, Jo and Peter Michalski, and she says she is also very grateful for the support and guidance from CBPP, University Honors College and the project management department.

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MIS Award Winners

CBPP MIS students design award-winning website for Kicks for Kids

A team of CBPP MIS students designed an online inventory system that helps Kicks for Kids distribute gym shoes for kids in need throughout the state. This website design won the team first place in the Association of Information Technology Professional's competition at the National Collegiate Conference in Atlanta in April.

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WPMRE

Weidner Property Management and Real Estate Program

Housed in the College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP), the Weidner Property Management and Real Estate Program is one of only a handful of programs in the nation that offers a 4-year degree with dedicated curriculum focused on the management of real estate assets.

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