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In Memoriam: The life of Professor Werner Baer

Professor Baer
April 4, 2016

He said that we would meet sometime next week for coffee, that he expected to be out of the hospital by Friday.But on Thursday, March 31, distinguished Economics professor and my personal friend Werner...

Professor's sudden death a shock to student body

Professor Baer
April 3, 2016

Economics Professor Werner Baer passed away from a sudden and brief illness Thursday.ej The announcement was posted to the University Economics Department website.ej“The Department and University have...

Degrees still valuable

Degrees still valuable
September 14, 2015

Although tuition rates are more expensive than in the past, some University professors still believe the choice to attend is worth it. Undergraduate tuition, room and board at public institutions...

‘Lost Boy’ of Sudan rises to success on campus

'Lost Boy' of Sudan rises to success on campus
October 21, 2014

Gai Nyok, graduate student in economics, remembers waking up one morning at 5 years old in the tiny village of Abang, of the former Sudan, with the sun still down and being grabbed by the hand by his older...

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