Archive for Marta Podemska-Mikluch

J-term 2023: Opportunity to Study Economics of Innovation

This January, Economics and Management Department will offer a one-time special topics course: Economics of Innovation (E/M-244). There are no prerequisites for this course and it counts as an elective for all E/M majors.   Course Description: Just a couple of centuries ago, most people lived lives that were “solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.” […]

D-Up Wins 1st Place and advances to the Minnesota Cup by Lanie Altmann ’20

On Saturday, May 11, the Gustie Entrepreneur Cup was held in Alumni Hall. Seven teams presented their ideas to the judges: John Bergstrom ’82, Betsy Byers, Michelle Courtright ’99, Jann Eichlersmith ’85, Debby Gustafson ’85, Brent Harms ’82, Bob LaBombard, Russ Michaletz ’74, and Ari Silkey ’99. The teams included Twigit, The Thinking Tank, Campus […]

Walter E. Williams Essay Winners

Last weekend, an impromptu essay contest was announced to Economics and Management Students. They were asked to spend a part of the snowstorm weekend writing a response to one of five quotes from professor Walter E. Williams – 2018 Lindau Resident in Conservative Thought. And now we know the names of the winners: Ashley Allen […]