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Diana Carlin, professor of communication studies, and Ron Dougherty, chair and professor of mechanical engineering, were quoted in an article in NAFSA: Association of International Educators this summer. They weighed in on the pros and cons of joint and dual degree programs. “The degree in our joint-degree program will be in whichever school the thesis is done,” Doughtery said in discussing the specifics of KU’s plan.


Robert DeYoung, the Capitol Federal Professor in Financial Markets and Institutions, was quoted in a recent article on about whether banks should merge in these tight economic times. Despite banks failing, there has not been much of a push for banks to merge. “I think there is a reticence on both sides,” said DeYoung. “There is a price illusion on the part of the board of directors looking to sell a bank and a risk aversion by the buyers.”

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