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Students Practice High-Stakes Decision-Making During Arctic Security Simulation Course

A landslide, tsunami, missing cruise ship, wildfires and Arctic haze all hit Alaska at once last month in a simulation created by UAA students in the Arctic Security course. They responded to these imagined future emergencies in a weeklong role-playing assignment mimicking the pressures and cascading events policy decision-makers are faced with during disasters.

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John Nofsinger Named Dean of the College

Dr. John Nofsinger has been selected as dean of the UAA College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP). He has served as interim dean of CBPP since spring 2020 and as professor of finance and the Seward Chair in international finance at UAA.

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CBPP Graduate Student Helps Launch CIRI’s Virtual Mentorship Program

Mentors and mentees will benefit from a new customized virtual mentorship program developed by Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI), launched with assistance from CBPP graduate student and CIRI intern Rinnah Andrew.

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CBPP Awards More Than $75,000 in Scholarship Funds

This spring the College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP) awarded more than $75,000 in scholarships to 46 students from 27 different scholarship funds. Due to the generosity of donors to those funds, CBPP students have the opportunity every year to apply for scholarships that help defray tuition costs.

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