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Breaking News: American Children are Less Obese, Shorter, More Diverse, and Possibly Younger

Figure 2: Weight versus Height for 5 Year Olds: 2009-10 and 2011-12

Written by Dale Lehman, Ph.D., Director of MBA Programs and Professor of Economics at APU You may have seen recent news headlines such … Read On

Is the Market About to Crash?


Written by Dale Lehman, Ph.D., Director of MBA Programs and Professor of Economics at APU You may have seen buzz like the Wall Street … Read On

How to beat the competition? Hickel scholar explains at public talk, University course


An internationally ranked consultant, lecturer and self-described “innovation badass,” Eric J. Romero, Ph.D., is the next in a series of … Read On

Alaska Pacific University is alive with entrepreneurs!


More than 50 local entrepreneurs eager for real-world advice gathered at APU for the annual Entrepreneurial Edge Speed Coaching and Boot … Read On

We should demand better from our policy makers and the press?

I don’t think I am alone in being confused about what the imminent sequestration really means.  Must air traffic controllers be … Read On

Looming Fiscal Cliff?

From time to time, journalists and commentators refer to a looming fiscal cliff. Most of us don't know what this is or what it means. The … Read On

Thiru and Krupa are among invited presenters on change in higher education

Yaso Thiru, APU associate professor of accounting and management, teamed with APU Assistant Professor Meagan Krupa for an invited … Read On

Spreadsheet risk modeling is focus of new text by APU’s Lehman

Dale Lehman

Economics professor Dale Lehman has co-authored a textbook in risk analytics, a rapidly developing field with potential to refine decision … Read On

APU adds international scholar Babu George to MBA faculty

A trans-disciplinary researcher with an interest in service-sector consumer behavior, Babu George, Ph.D., has joined the Alaska Pacific … Read On

A Tale of 3 Continents

I’ve just spent a week in Europe and it got me thinking of the similar, but different, economic troubles facing the major world economies. … Read On