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Megan Volkov receives 2023 AANP Advocate State Award for Excellence

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School of Nursing assistant professor Megan Volkov is awarded the Advocate State Award for Excellence in Alaska in recognition of her significant contribution toward increasing awareness and recognition of nurse practitioners.

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Jill Janke honored for 41 years of service

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Dr. Jill Janke announces retirement after 41 years with the UAA School of Nursing.

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Speech-language pathology student wins Helen Bierne award

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Carol Mitchell, a graduate student in the Speech-Language Pathology program was awarded the Helen Bierne scholarship at the Alaska Speech-Language-Hearing Association state convention.

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6 COH graduate students accepted to Project BLENDS

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Project BLENDS is pleased to announce that it has accepted six College of Health graduate students for the 2022-2023 school year.

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Team co-led by Philippe Amstislavski receives $2.5M to develop insulation materials

 |  Ahliil Saitanan  |  ,

A team led by Robbin Garber-Slaght at NREL and co-principal investigator Philippe Amstislavski at the University of Alaska Anchorage received nearly $2.5 million in HESTIA funding to develop cost-effective, bio-based insulation materials. The project, "Celium: Cellulose-Mycelium Composites for Carbon Negative Buildings/Construction," will create carbon-negative insulation by combining foamed cellulose with mycelium—the root network of fungi.