Slideshow: WWAMI Wilderness Rescue Retreat

Students practice loading a simulated patient into a helicopter

Twenty UAA WWAMI students spent a rainy day in Girdwood learning to treat injuries and save lives in the backcountry from the Alyeska Resort Ski Patrol.

Slideshow: Seawolf Hockey returns

Benjamin Brown and other students watch Seawolf Hockey

Seawolf Hockey returned to the ice in spectacular fashion, playing against Simon Fraser University to a packed house of green-and-gold-wearing fans on the edge of their seats.

Cryogenic solid particles and lunar rovers

Engineering professor Getu Hailu works with liquid nitrogen and various metals

Engineering professor Getu Hailu’s research simulates lunar atmospheres to test various material strengths as they relate to extreme temperatures, which will be used by NASA to better understand how equipment like rovers might degrade on the moon.

UAA collaboration receives $4.39M toward teacher training and retention in Bristol Bay

Dennis Andrew Sr. teaches students

The grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Alaska Native Education program will help the Bristol Bay Teaching and Learning Collaborative facilitate teacher development and retention, enhance positive engagement between the communities and schools, and provide culturally responsive education courses to teachers from outside the region.

Podcast: Student resilience and how communities can better support education

Temperance Tinker Kays

In this episode of Seawolf Voices, education alumna, high school English teacher and recipient of the 2022 Milken Educator Award — considered to be the Oscar of teaching — Temperance Tinker Kays shares her favorite lessons to teach students, how education has changed since the pandemic, and how communities can better support their schools and teachers.

Rasmuson Foundation honors UAA alumni and faculty with artist awards

Rasmuson Foundation Individual Artist Awards 2022

Thirty-six Alaska artists have been named recipients of the 2022 Individual Artist Awards. An annual initiative managed by the Rasmuson Foundation, this year’s awardees include six UAA alumni and two faculty — three receiving $18,000 fellowships and five winning $7,500 project awards.

Slideshow: Campus Kickoff and Faculty and Staff Convocation 2022

Campus Kickoff 2022

UAA welcomed students, faculty and staff for the fall 2022 semester during the annual Campus Kickoff in the Cuddy Quad and Faculty and Staff Convocation in the Wendy Williamson Auditorium.

Podcast: Workforce (r)evolution and the role of chambers of commerce

Tosha Swan

As vice president of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce and director of its Young Professional’s Group, journalism and public communications alumna Tosha Swan has seen Alaska’s business community weather it all. In this episode of Seawolf Voices, Tosha talks about her graphic design inspirations, how the employee-employer relationship has evolved since the pandemic, and what people can do to help kick-start their careers or businesses.

A new academic year, a new UAA publication!

spirit mascot

For more than a decade Seawolf Weekly, faculty, staff, alumni and community members of the happenings on UAA’s campuses and as we move forward and find new ways to meet the needs of our community, we are sunsetting Seawolf Weekly.

A calling, not a job: UAA’s Atwood Chair discusses the craft of storytelling

John Sharify, UAA Department of Journalism and Public Communications

John Sharify, UAA’s 2022-23 Atwood Chair of Journalism discusses his plans to teach UAA Department of Journalism and Public Communications.

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