Marissa Peterson, presented her research, “Undergraduate Retention Rates across Regional Public Universities,” at the Eastern Economics Association Meeting in Boston, Mass., March 9-11. Economics faculty members, Oscar Flores and T. J. Hansen, advised her research.

The Economics Department and Peterson extend a special thank you to MSUM alumnus, Curt Gudmundson, who provided financial support for her participation in this conference. Peterson is the 23rd undergraduate student in ten consecutive years to represent the MSUM Economics Department at this conference.