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Darla Moore School of Business

Page Prize

Now in its 14th year, the Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula is designed to encourage and support efforts to introduce or substantially upgrade sustainability courses or associated coursework into the curriculum of business schools, both nationally and internationally.

2020 Grand Prize Winner

Purpose of Finance
  • University of Cambridge, Judge Business School  Graduate Course
  • Ellen Quigley, PhD, Senior Research Associate in Climate Risk & Sustainable Finance at CSER, and Advisor to the Chief Financial Officer (Responsible Investment) at the University of Cambridge and David Pitt-Watson, Visiting Fellow University of Cambridge
  • Purpose of Finance Syllabus [PDF]

2020 Honorable Mention

Lesson Plans for the Sustainable Development Goals

Prize Background

The Page Prize is awarded annually for the best submission based on the integration of sustainability into business curricula. Submissions are welcomed from faculty, doctoral students and others related to innovative approaches to teaching sustainability to business students. Previous applications have covered a wide range of disciplines including accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, international business, management, marketing, operations and supply chain management, and organizational behavior.

The call for submissions for the 2021 Page Prize is now open. Submissions are due by January 31, 2022.

Grand prize winners receive $1,000 and a framed print of Aegean Sea #6, an original diptych by Lynn Manos Page, certifying the award. Honorable mention prizes may be awarded at levels of $250 each. Each finalist will receive a print of Aegean Sea #6.

Alfred N. Page is dean and professor emeritus of the Henry Bloch (H&R Block) School of Business of the University of Missouri - Kansas City. He previously served as co-chief academic officer and dean for the Sykes College of Business at the University of Tampa, dean of the School of Business at the College of William & Mary, and acting dean of the School of Business at the University of Washington. At Washington, Page helped found the Executive MBA program and served as chair of the Department of Finance, Quantitative Methods and Business Economics for eight years. In addition, while at Washington, he taught as a visiting professor at the University of Chicago, University of Rochester and Stanford University. Also at Washington, Dr. Page was recognized with the Burlington Northern Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award and the Executive MBA Excellence in Teaching Award.

Page graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from Macalester College. He completed his graduate studies at the University of Chicago, where he earned an MBA and a Ph.D. in Accounting, Finance and Economics.

Lynn Manos Page, an accomplished painter and printmaker currently working in Florida, painted and studied in Venice, Italy, and in Greece for many years. Her paintings, both in pastels and oils, often feature water and boat scenes and are widely collected and included in the public and private collections of institutions world wide, such as Johnson & Johnson, Continental Insurance, H&R Block, Mayo Clinic, Sprint and more. She has participated in single and group exhibitions nationally and internationally.

Page received her B.F.A. degree from the University of Kansas - Lawrence and her M.A. from the University of Missouri - Kansas City. She has also served as an art instructor at the Kansas City Art Institute and worked with Christo and Jean Claude on The Umbrellas, Japan-USA, in Lebec, California.

Page has donated to the Moore School an original diptych of an ocean scene called Aegean Sea #6, images of which will be used in electronic and print promotional materials for the prize. The artist’s research for her Aegean Sea series was done on the islands of Skopelos and Hydra, Greece, in September 2006 and May 2008.


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