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Feb. 8: 'Alaska and British Columbia Cultural Exchange: Perspectives on the Land'

Vancouver Island University's Indigenous/Xwulmuxu Studies program and the University of Alaska Anchorage Alaska Native Studies Program are having a virtual cultural exchange Feb. 8, 9-10:20 a.m. AKST, as part of VIU’s Global Exchange Week. The event will include scholars and speakers that will address the relationship of Indigenous peoples to their respective lands in British Columbia and Alaska.

Summer and fall 2022 adoption deadlines and guidance

Thank you for all you do to ensure students have the resources and materials they need for a successful semester. Research shows that having access on the first day of class to textbooks and other required course materials is an important factor in student success. To that end, it is time to consider your bookstore orders for summer and fall 2022.

Bring the Disrupt Aging Classroom to your spring course!

Disrupt Aging Classroom is a two-hour, interactive curriculum that challenges students to examine their aging perceptions and think about how the growing aging population is relevant to their personal lives and future careers.

Capitol Report for Jan. 21, 2022

The 2nd regular session of the 32nd Legislature began Tuesday, Jan. 18. However, even before the official “gavel-in,” legislators were holding committee hearings on hot button issues including the Capitol’s COVID-19 policies.

Two Seawolf skiers headed to Beijing Olympics

The University of Alaska Anchorage will have one current Seawolf, JC Schoonmaker, and one former Seawolf, Hailey Swirbul, representing the United States of America at the Beijing Olympics in February.

Save the date: Systemwide Town Hall Jan. 27

University of Alaska staff, students and faculty across the entire system are invited to a virtual Town Hall with Interim UA President Pat Pitney, on Thursday, Jan. 27, 1-2 p.m via livestream on the UA President’s communications page.

Get free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests

Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. Order your tests now so you have them when you need them. Visit covidtests.gov to order free at-home tests.

Student Commencement Speaker and Leadership Honors applications available

Applications are now available for spring 2022 UAA Commencement Speaker and Leadership Honors. All applicants must be graduating in spring 2022 and the deadline to apply is Friday, March 4, at 11:59 p.m.

Seawolf Student Leader, Seawolf Community Service and Mabil Duir Leadership Scholarship applications available

Applications are now available for Seawolf Student Leader, Seawolf Community Service, and Mabil Duir Leadership Scholarship. Please encourage UAA students to apply!

NCBI Social Inclusion & Equity Half-Day Exposure Workshop

UAA is a campus affiliate of the National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI), an international leadership organization that works with colleges, universities and government agencies to create communities of belonging, increase cultural competence and eliminate racism and other forms of oppression.