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Chancellor Sandeen introduces the Business Plan Competition

Business Plan Competition March 27

The 2020 CBPP Business Plan Competition's purpose is to inspire and encourage entrepreneurship and economic development. The competition will be held at the Lucy Cuddy Dining Room from 5pm to 7pm Friday March 27, 2020.

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Dr. Darren Prokop: Trade Flow Teeter-Totter Tilts Again

The U.S.-China trade war reached something like an armistice with the “Phase I” trade agreement signed January 15, 2020. The U.S. cancelled further trade tariffs on imports from China. To reciprocate, China agreed to purchase more U.S. exports and be more respectful of other countries’ intellectual property rights.

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Dr. Kevin Berry Discusses Coronavirus in The Hill

Global health is a public good, which means that successfully addressing the current coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) requires internationally coordinated efforts. While spillover events like COVID-19 cannot be prevented, there are investments that the international community can make to minimize their overall effects.

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Alaskan wildfire

Jen Schmidt to Speak on Wildfire Prevention in Anchorage Panel

Drought and high temperatures have greatly increased the chances of summer wildfires in Anchorage. Join a panel of experts to discuss steps we need to take to prevent wildfires in Anchorage and beyond this coming summer.

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Ice Breaking Ship

Dr. Darren Prokop: This Arctic Party Needs Some Good Icebreakers

There is this party starting in a very cool place and everyone who showed up is a little uncomfortable. Things are heating up – and not necessarily in a good way. This is the state of affairs in the Circumpolar North and its Arctic waters.

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