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UNI economics students debate oil drilling in Alaska

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Hans Isakson, professor of economics, (319) 273-2950
Vicki Grimes, UNI Office of Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa students enrolled in the course Land, People, and Economics will host a debate from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, April 8, in McCollum Science Hall, Room 2430. The topic is, 'Should the U.S. drill for oil in the Alaska Arctic National Wildlife Refuge?' The audience will vote to determine the winning side.

The debate fulfills one of the requirements of the course. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Hans Isakson, professor of economics, at (319) 273-2950.