University of Alaska Anchorage
UAA students and faculty collaborate to curb the spread of COVID-19 misinformation
As the world continues to navigate this once-in-a-generation pandemic, new scientific breakthroughs are unearthed every day. Accompanying this free flow of information is an increase of damaging misinformation. Working to curb the spread of online misinformation is the Alaska Public Health Information Response Team, a multidisciplinary collaboration between professors and students in UAA’s Department of Journalism and Public Communications and College of Health.Read Full Story : UAA students and faculty collaborate to curb the spread of COVID-19 misinformation
Visualizations of the North
Thomas Chung, assistant professor of art and painting in UAA’s Department of Art, was recently awarded first place in the staff category of University of the Arctic's inaugural photo competition for his three-part photo series titled, "Arctic Sea Ice, Under the Glacier and Whale." We caught up with Chung to discuss his inspiration, overall approach to art and recent award-winning photos.