Spring 2005

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



Events at the Campus Bookstore kicked into gear with US Security Today: A Forum. Panelists included members of the faculty, the University Police and a representative from the Alaska State Department of Homeland Security.


The Campus Bookstore hosted the presentation of the 2004 Student Showcase Journal: Celebrating 20 Years of Student Showcase. The journal, as an extension of the Student Showcase program, is a collection of research papers written on many different subjects by UAA students. UAA was proud to host Dr. Robert Corell, Chair of the Steering Committee for the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment, for his lecture Impacts of a Warming Arctic. This event, held in the Fine Arts Building Recital Hall, was co-sponsored by the Alaska Forum on the Environment, the UAA Environmental Studies Program and the Campus Bookstore. The Campus Bookstore and Department of Journalism co-sponsored a forum on Ethics in Journalism. Panelists at the events included UAA Atwood Chairs, William Tobin and Fred Pearce. This event was held in the Fine Arts Building Recital Hall. Master Wakoen Soshi--Kazuko Smith, UAA Japanese instructure, demonstrated the art and philosophy of SHO DO, Japanese calligraphy, at the Campus Bookstore. Renowned Alaska Artist Jon Van Zyle, offical artist of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race, held an art exhibit and brought his books and memorabilia to the Campus Bookstore. Best of all, he unveiled his newest print, "The Nature of UAA", created for the UAA Graduating Class of 2005.


The Campus Bookstore hosted a forum on Women in Science. This event featured a panel of six women, all UAA faculty. The Campus Bookstore and guests celebrated Women's History Month with the notorious singer and songwriter Judy Gorman. Her appearance was sponsored Alaska Pacific University, Women's Services, and Student Activities. The Campus Bookstore hosted UAA professor and acclaimed poet Linda McCarriston for a special book signing. The Campus Bookstore hosted Live Video Chats with Adult Education Pioneer Women with host Gretchen Bersch. The Campus Bookstore hosted author Ronna Lichtenberg, who presented her book Pitch Like a Girl: How a Women Can Be Herself and Still Succeed.


The Campus Bookstore hosted an event entitled Geomatics: The Face of a New Field of Study. This forum featured panel members from UAA's own faculty, NOAA and the Department of Transportation. Dr. Patricia Klindienst, author of Earth Knows My Name, gave workshops and presentations throughout the day at the Consortium Library. This event was sponsored by the Campus Bookstore, the Sitka Island Institute, ACB, AHF and others