Olivia Tellefsen ’18

Olivia Tellefsen, of Cornwall, New York was awarded the 2018 University Academic Excellence Award for her outstanding academic performance in Economics. Olivia entered the University of Rhode Island in September of 2014. She began her college career as a double major in Secondary Education and Mathematics.

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Kirsten Leikem ‘12

Kirsten Leikem graduated from URI in 2012 with degrees in Economics and Political Science. Kirsten added economics as a second major after taking Professor Mead’s introduction to macroeconomics course, where she learned about the forces of supply and demand.

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Meghan Skira ’07

Meghan Skira is currently an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Georgia. Here is what she has to say about her experiences at URI, “I would not have been an Economics major had it not been for Professor Rick McIntyre’s ECN 100 course..

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