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Auburn University Wildlife Professor and Extension Specialist Mark Smith comments on chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer. CWD has not been found in Alabama, but has been discovered in northeast Mississippi and southwest Tennessee. The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries has implemented CWD surveillance efforts in north Alabama.


Frank Cilluffo, a globally renowned cyber expert and head of the McCrary Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Security at Auburn University, offers the below Q&A information on the cyber threats we face as a nation as well as those targeting individuals and businesses.  


Professor Dave Ketchen, Auburn University’s Harbert Eminent Scholar and Professor of Management, comments on a study released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York that shows 7 million Americans are at least 90 days behind on payments for automobile loans, the highest number in history.


Dr. Kerry Inger, who specializes in financial accounting and corporate taxation in Auburn University’s Harbert College of Business, comments on tax law changes and the effect on consumers and corporations.


Auburn University finance scholar James R. Barth comments on cryptocurrency and the QuadrigaCX situation.


Dr. Jitka Hilliard of Auburn University’s Harbert College of Business comments on the Federal Reserve’s decision to hold interest rates steady. Hilliard is an associate professor of finance in Auburn’s Harbert College of Business and has had research published in the Journal of Banking and Finance, Quantitative Finance, The Journal of Investment Management and The Financial Review.


Dr. Linda Ferrell, professor and chair of the Department of Marketing in Auburn University’s Harbert College of Business, comments on the effectiveness of Super Bowl advertising and what makes a great ad.