Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Awards
The Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship is soliciting research proposals from students in any discipline for competitive awards. Successful applicants can receive a stipend ranging from $500 to $1500 and a project budget ranging from $2000 to $5000.
Projects must be conducted under the supervision of a faculty mentor.
UPCOMING PROPOSAL DEADLINES:
Mar. 19, 2014 Brian & Amy Meissner Creativity Award in the Visual Arts
Mar. 19, 2014 ISER Policy Research Award
Mar. 19, 2014 Student Conference on United States Affairs (SCUSA)
Mar. 19, 2014 UAA Consortium Library Prize
Apr. 23, 2014 Undergraduate Research Grants
Apr. 23, 2014 Research in the Community Award
Year-Round Discovery Grants
For more information, please visit http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/ours . If you have questions, please call 786-1086.
Cook Inlet Historical Society Scholarships Available
The Cook Inlet Historical Society recently established history scholarships in the name of two long-time board members, John Reeder and Brian Davies. The Cook Inlet Historical Society Board of Directors would like to reach out to deserving students, teachers, and other potential applicants.
Detailed descriptions of both grants have been posted on the Cook Inlet Historical Society website (http://cookinlethistoricalsociety.org). If there are any questions, or if further information is needed, applicants should contact Ayse Gilbert, Treasurer, Cook Inlet Historical Society, at e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note application deadlines this year are April 1.
Hank Klibanoff lecture on civil rights, March 20
Hank Klibanoff, co-author of the Pulitzer prize-winning The Race Beat, will speak about the news coverage of the civil rights movement at 7:00 PM on Thursday, March 20 at UAA's ARTS 150. The lecture is free and open to all. Klibanoff is the managing editor of the Civil Rights Cold Case Project (www.coldcases.org), which uses investigative reporting, documentary film-making, and multimedia production to dig out the truth behind unsolved racial murders that took place during the civil rights era in the South.
Barak Kushner to Visit UAA
Barak Kushner, Professor of
Japanese History at Cambridge University and author of the book Slurp! A Social and Culinary History of Ramen - Japan's Favorite Noodle Soup, will be visiting Anchorage for two events
in mid-February. On Saturday, February 15th, Barak Kushner will
be speaking on the history of ramen followed by a ramen tasting fair at
Dimond High School. The event will take place from 3:00-6:00pm. On Tuesday, February 18, at 7:00pm Professor Kushner will give a repeat performance in Rasmuson Hall
101 for Professor Dunscomb's Northeast Asia in the 21st century class followed by a lively
discussion on developments in the region. Professor Dunscomb's class
will be there until 9:45 but all history students are welcome to attend Kushner's
lecture (and can stay for the rest if they like).
History Majors Win Fall Tuition Waivers
The UAA Department of History congratulates its Fall Tuition Waiver winners, Caleb Gordon, Jenifer Stever, and Connie Sumida!