The skill set I've used to find success was developed in me through the university, through the community, through my professors and through the coaching staff — it really does take a village to develop someone and to set them up for success.Lauren Magiera, B.A. '09
Journalism and public communications alumna Lauren Magiera’s life has always been about the present moment. When she was a Seawolf gymnast, thinking too far beyond the maneuver at hand during high-pressure and physically demanding situations could lead to a detrimental slip-up. And when she was the first female sports anchor for Chicago WGN News, every second counted when a passionate fan base was eagerly waiting to hear updates on their favorite team.
Growing Alaska's research community
November 30, 2023 / #Featured
UAA alumna and associate professor Holly Martinson hopes the new Biomed U-RISE program "lights a fire" in Alaska's research community by empowering undergraduate students with lab experience, mentorship and financial assistance. Martinson and co-PI, Professor Tracey Burke, welcomed the first cohort this academic year and will soon open applications for cohort two.