APRU and New York Times Asia Pacific Case Competition

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The inaugural APRU–New York Times Case Competition brings together the best minds from universities in the Asia-Pacific region to solve a pressing issue: The Future of the Pacific Ocean.

This competition focuses on raising awareness of climate change and the future of the Pacific Ocean. ​Entries are expected to understand the vast complexity of the Pacific Ocean and to consider how climate change in the Pacific may impact the society.

Upon participation, entrants will receive a free 4-week subscription to NYTimes.com. The top 2 entries as selected by the judging panel will win the major prizes of being published in the International Edition of the New York Times, a trophy, certificate and $800 in vouchers.

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The Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) is a network of 45 leading research universities from 17 APEC economies. It was established in 1997 by the presidents of the California Institute of Technology, the University of California, Berkeley, the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of Southern California. ​ Seeing the rapid economic integration of the Asia-Pacifi...