I am UAA
UAA alumni live, work and engage with communities in each of the 50 states and across the globe. Read about UAA alumni in our "I am UAA" story series here or on the Green and Gold website.
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Amazing Stories from the University of Alaska Anchorage
Alumni Spotlight: Melissa Howard
Read about UAA alumna Melissa Howard, a Palmer assistant district attorney who prosecutes felonies at work but coddles (and costumes) pugs at home.
Student Spotlight: Kyle Demientieff-Worl
Anthropology student Kyle Demientieff-Worl beams when he talks about his passions: Alaska Native languages and culture. Read more about this young leader, who was honored with the Roger Lang Youth Leadership Award at the 2013 AFN Conference.
Faculty Spotlight: JT Torres
Meet JT Torres, a Cuban-American who came to Alaska in August. This semester he's teaching a combination of writing classes through UAA's Learning Resources Center. Find out how this sun-soaked Floridian is adjusting to life in snowy Alaska.
Student Spotlight: Dustin Mendoza, ‘Mr. UAA’
This year's Mr. UAA clinched the competition when he debuted his talent: solving a Rubik's Cube that had been scrambled by the audience. A robotics mentor and competitor, Dustin is double majoring in electrical and computer systems engineering.
Alumni Spotlight: Caleb Bourgeois
You may recognize this alum as Huck Finn from the current Mainstage Theater production of 'Big River.' Caleb learned a little of everything in pursuit of his theater degree. Go on, ask him to build you something or write you a song.
Student Spotlight: Michael Ulroan
Mike's endurance as a high school runner in Chevak earned him a place in college. His endurance as a college student in Anchorage earns him respect. It hasn't been easy, but he'll accept his degree in May.
Student Spotlight: Danielle Morgan, Arts ’16
Meet sophomore Danielle Morgan, who's back in college after a five-year break from school, this time to study art. Catch a glimpse of Danielle's amazing artwork and her plans to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts at UAA.
I AM UAA: Salute to UAA’s veterans
Thank you to our veterans for your willingness to serve. In honor of Veterans Day, we have a sampling of some past UAA veteran stories.
Faculty Spotlight: Jeff Hoffman
You may remember reading about Jeff Hoffman last year. He’s the professor who fielded an unusual phone call from an Anchorage surgeon looking to create a 3-D model of a patient’s facial bone structure after a devastating accident. Read a little more of his story here.
Alumni Spotlight: Capt. Amy Blanco
Alumna Capt. Amy Blanco tells how her experiences at UAA in the mathematics department and Air Force ROTC program helped shape her successful career in cyberspace operations with the U.S. Air Force.