Moores and Slaten Honored With Staff Emerita Rank
The rank of Staff Emerita was conferred upon Pat Moores and Fannie Slaten during UAA commencement ceremonies earlier in December. This high honor is in recognition of distinguished careers at the University of Alaska Anchorage, and was recommended by their colleagues with the concurrence of the Chancellor’s Cabinet. Both Pat and Fannie retired this year after long service with the College of Business and Public Policy.
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Tom Case Leadership Fellows Organize Food Drive for Children
As part of their participation in the Tom Case Leadership Fellows program, students create and lead a community service project in our community that is meaningful to them. This year, one of the students groups has organized a food and fund drive to benefit youth who rely on Boys & Girls Clubs for nutritious meals.
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2020 Book by John Nofsinger Named National Finalist for Best Book Awards
A new book by Interim Dean Dr. John Nofsinger has been named a Finalist in the American Book Fest’s annual “Best Book Awards” in the Personal Finance/Investing category.
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Economists Shed Light on Impact of North Slope Oil Boom on Local Employment
Mouhcine Guettabi and Alex James, both professors in the College of Business and Public Policy’s Department of Economics, collaborated on “Who benefits from an Oil Boom? Evidence from a Unique Alaska Data Set,” which appears in the November issue of Resource and Energy Economics.
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Entrepreneurship at New Highs Say Judges for UAA Business Plan Competition
UAA’s Business Plan Competition is designed to inspire and encourage economic development and entrepreneurship. The number of people coming forward with new and innovative business ideas is way up during the pandemic, said several speakers during the competition’s kick-off event last month.
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