Spring 2006

All events take place at the UAA Campus Bookstore
unless otherwise indicated

 

Sustainable World Cafe

Wednesday, January 25th from 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Sustainable World Cage with Ross Leight.  Join in the discussion!

 

Brendan Kelly

Wednesday, January 25th from 5:00pm - 6:00pm

The UAA Campus Bookstore welcomes Brendan Kelly, Vice Provost for Research at University of Alaska Southeast and Associate Professor of Marine Biology, guest speaker for UAF's Science for the Public Lecture Series. Professor Kelly will lead a discussion about arctic seals, global warming and the effects of thinning ice. Everyone is welcome to ask questions and join in the discussion.

Brendan Kelly Flyer (Adobe PDF)

 

21st Annual Student Showcase Journal Release

Friday, February 3rd from 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join the festivities as we honor our students' finest work at the 21st Annual Student Showcase Journal Release! Live music and refreshments! This event sponsored by Campus Life.

 

Larry Hinzman

Monday, February 6th from 2:30pm - 4:00pm

The UAA Campus Bookstore welcomes Larry Hinzman, Research Professor at University of Alaska Fairbanks and Deputy Director of the UAF International Arctic Research Center, guest speaker for UAF's Science for the Public Lecture Series. Professor Hinzman will lead a discussion about his current work on Alaska's water. Everyone is welcome to ask questions and join in the discussion.

Larry Hinzman Flyer (Adobe PDF)

 

Elena Suleimani

Monday, February 13th from 1:00pm - 2:30pm

The UAA Campus Bookstore welcomes Elena Suleimani, Research Analyst at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, guest speaker for UAF's Science for the Public Lecture Series. Professor Suleimani will lead a discussion on Tsunami Preparedness in Alaska. Everyone is welcome to ask questions and join in the discussion.

Elena Suleimani Flyer (Adobe PDF)

 

Changying Zhao

Tuesday, February 14th from 10:00am - 10:30am

Visiting professor Changying Zhao, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine from Jinan University in Guangzhou, China, will present "A Lesson in Acupuncture".

Changying Zhao Flyer (Adobe PDF)

 

Graduation Fair

Wednesday, February 15th - Friday, February 17th from 10:00am to 6:00pm

UAA Campus Bookstore Annual Graduation Fair. Come get everything you need for your commencement! Classic Photography, Balfour and Jostens College Rings, Oak Hall caps and gowns, diploma frames and more! Visit with representatives from Apple, Balfour and Jostens, as well as the UAA Alumni Association. Order your graduation announcements! There will be special pricing on Balfour and Jostens rings, prizes and graduation photography with free proofs and no obligation.

Grad Fair 2006 Flyer (Adobe PDF)

 

Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric

Thursday, February 23rd through Saturday, the 25th

This years theme is "Humanity, Technology and Change". Guest speakers include poet Patti White (author of Tacklebox), Charles Wohlforth(author of the Whale and the Supercomputer), and Cynthia Selfe (author of Literate Lives in the Information Age). Book sale in lobby. Call 786-4782 for more information.

 

Paul J.McCarthy

Monday, February 27th from 2:30pm - 4:00pm

The UAA Campus Bookstore welcomes Paul J.McCarthy, Associate Professor of Geology at University of Alaska Fairbanks, guest speaker for UAF's Science for the Public Lecture Series. Professor McCarthy will lead a discussion about his current work on Alaska prehistory. Everyone is welcome to ask questions and join in the discussion.

Paul J.McCarthy Flyer (Adobe PDF)

 

Travis Rector

Tuesday, February 28th from 11:30am - 12:30pm

Travis Rector of the UAA Physics/Astronomy Department will discuss the KITT Peak Observatory Poster Project.

Travis Rector

 

Women with a History

Tuesday, March 7th from 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Join us for a multimedia presentation and discussion with creative artists Cindy Dyson, and her sisters Jana Ozturgut and Wendy Shaw. Cindy Dyson is author of the acclaimed book, And She Was. For more information visit www.cindydyson.com

 

Reception for Women In Higher Education

Friday, March 3rd from 12:00pm - 2:00pm

This event is in celebration of Women's History Month.

 

Wednesday the 1st • 4:00 to 5:00pm
Sustainable World Cafe

Friday the 3rd • 12:00 to 2:00pm
Reception for Women in Higher Education
This event is in celebration of Women's History Month

Tuesday the 7th • 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Women with a History
Join us for a multimedia presentation and discussion with creative artists Cindy Dyson, and her sisters Jana Ozturgut and Wendy Shaw. Cindy Dyson is author of the acclaimed book, And She Was. For more information visit www.cindydyson.com

Wednesday the 8th • 4:00 to 5:00pm
Sustainable World Cafe

Thursdsay the 9th • 12:00 to 1:00pm
Mayoral Debates With Professor Steve Johnson as moderator

Friday the 10th • 10:00 to 11:30am
What is the Relevance of Newspapers in Alaska Today? Panelists include: Paola Banchero (Journalism and Public Communications), Liz Brooks (Northern Light), Sarah Hurst (Petroleum News), Bill Johnson (Anchorage Daily News), Aaron Selbig (Insurgent49), and Patricia Wade (Chickaloon News). This panel discussion is sponsored by the Anchorage Daily News, NIE and the UAA Campus Bookstore and is held in celebration of Newspapers in Education Week.

Monday the 13th • 5:30 to 7:30pm
Artificial Intelligence: Decision Making and Knowledge in the 21st Century
Panelists include Raymond Anthony (Philosophy), Paul Dunscomb (History), Oliver Hedgepeth (Logistics), Kenrick Mock (Mathematical Sciences) and Gopa Venugopalan (Psychology). Graduate student Ike Reeder will serve as moderator for this event.

Tuesday the 14th • 10:00 to 10:30am
Acupuncture With Changying Zhao Acupuncture with Changying Zhao

Wednesday the 15th • 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Sustainable World Cafe

Wednesday the 15th - Friday the 17th
Pot of Gold The UAA Campus Bookstore presents Pot of Gold! Pick a color from our Pot in the store and save up to 40%* on many items! This offer runs Wednesday March 15th through Friday March 17th! * Excludes software, electronics, textbooks, clearance and consignment items and sundries.

Wednesday the 22nd • 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Sustainable World Cafe

Monday the 27th • 7:00pm
Wendy Williamson Auditorium, UAA Campus Jared Diamond, author of Guns, Germs and Steel, Collapse and the Third Chimpanzee, will speak at the UAA Wendy Williamson Auditorium. A book signing after his talk is scheduled in the Wendy Williamson lobby.

Wednesday the 29th • 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Sustainable World Cafe

Thursday the 30th • 5:30 to 7:00pm
Barbara Marie Christian Barbara Marie Christian presents her book, Belief in Dialogue: US Latina Writers Confront Their Religious Heritage. Barbara Christian is professor of Communications at Kenai Peninsula College and has a doctorate in Literary Criticism.

April

Wednesday the 5th • 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Sustainable World Cafe

Thursday the 6th • 11:30am to 12:30pm
Margaret Friednauer Journalist Margaret Friednauer, staff writer for the Fairbanks Daily News Miner shares her experience in and perspectives on current Iraq. Her visit is sponsored by the Alaska Press Club and the UAA Journalism & Public Communications Department.

Thursday the 6th • 1:00pm
Mark Hamilton University of Alaska President Mark Hamilton recites his favorite poetry. This event is held in celebration of National Poetry Month.

Friday the 7th • 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Author Lesley Thomas presents Flight of the Goose: A Story of the Far North An extraordinary book, Flight of the Goose is winner of the Washington Press Association Award and has received outstanding reviews. Lesley Thomas will present her book and sign copies for fans. For more information about the author and the book, visit www.lesleythomas.alaskawriters.com

Monday the 10th - Friday the 14th
Crack N' Egg Our yearly special! Crack an egg at the Campus Bookstore to hatch your savings!

Monday the 10th • 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Dr. James W. Muller and his students present "The Early Life of Churchill The UAA Campus Bookstore welcomes UAA Professor and internationally renowned Churchill scholar Dr. James W. Muller and his students for a look at "The Early Life of Churchill". Winston Churchill's book, My Early Life, will be featured.

Wednesday the 12th • 10:00 to 11:00am
Changying Zhao Visiting UAA Professor Changying Zhao presents "Philosophy and Chinese Medicine - Yin and Yang."

Wednesday the 12th • 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Sustainable World Cafe

Monday the 17th • 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Author David Kirby and Evidence of Harm The UAA Campus Bookstore welcomes David Kirby, who will present his controversial book, Evidence of Harm: Mercury in Vaccines and the Autism Epidemic - A Medical Controversy. This event is sponsored by Vaccination News, a non-profit corporation, Sandy Gottstein, President, and Elaine S. Baker & Associates. For more information on the topic of this event, visit David Kirby's website at www.evidenceofharm.com.

Tuesday - Thursday (18th-20th)
UAA Bookstore's Apple Grand Opening! April 18th: Faculty and Staff Appreciation 11:30am - 1:30pm As part of the UAA Campus Bookstore's Tech Zone grand opening week, please join us for a special preview of Apple Computer Products!

April 19th: Tech Zone 10:00am - 1:30pm Join Chancellor Maimon, Apple representatives and the Bookstore staff for the official opening of our new Apple Computer Store. Enjoy cake and punch as you preview the new Apple products at special academic prices!

April 20th: Podcasting 101 Workshop - Brown Bag Event 12:00 - 1:00pm In this brown bag session, learn what podcasting is, how to make a podcast, and some ideas on how podcasting can be used in a university environment. This session is one in a series of podcasting events presented by Alaska Apple Users Group (AAUG)

Tuesday the 18th - Friday the 21st
UAA Bookstore Special Spring Sidewalk Sale!

Wednesday the 19th • 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Sustainable World Cafe

Thursday the 20th • 5:30pm to 7:00pm
George Suess and the Power of Positive Reinforcement and Engagement George Seuss is the executive director of the Delaware County ARC and author of Shift Happens: Making the Shift to Proactive Behavior Management.

Wednesday the 26th • 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Sustainable World Cafe

May

Tuesday the 9th • 10:00pm to 11:00am
Changying Zhao Visiting UAA Professor Changying Zhao presents :Traditional Chinese Medicine and Food for your Health". Changying Zhao is a doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine at Jinan University in Guangzhou, China.

Wednesday the 17th • 12:30 to 2:00pm
Roger Libby, Ph.D Doctor Roger Libby presents his book The Naked Truth About Sex: A Guide to Intelligent Sexual Choices for Teenager and Twentysomethings. Dr. Libby is an internationally recognized sexologist, social psychologist and a board-certified sex therapist. He is regularly featured in popular magazines, newspapers and radio.

Thursday the 18th • 10:00am - 1:00pm
The Natural Step Framework - Free Training Today we need more than recycling, we need more than organic, and we certainly need an income. We need a plan! THE NATURAL STEP FRAMEWORK IS ONE SUCH PLAN. Dr. Karl-Henrik Robert, a cancer physician and medical research created the Natural Step Framework in Sweden. For the past 15 years, Sweden has embraced the Natural Step format through government leadership. In the United States, such as companies as Interface, Nike, Starbucks, and the city of Seattle have become dedicated to the Natural Step Principles. Now is the time and opportunity for us to learn how to make better decisions for today and the future. Training in the Natural Step Framework is fun, educational and rewarding. Why not find out for yourself? Join us at the UAA Campus Bookstore. For more information, contact Rozz Lieght at 317-1521 or Rachel Epstein at 786-4782.

Wednesday the 24th • 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Lucinda Schroeder Lucinda Delaney Schroeder was a special agent with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from 1974 to 2004. She could not write about her experiences until she retired. Her first book, A Hunt For Justice, tells the story of how she infiltrated an international poaching ring. Find out more at www.ahuntforjustice.com.