Podcast: Mobile Crisis Team and the future of mental health response

Jennifer Pierce and Michael Riley

In this episode of Seawolf Voices, clinical psychology alumna Jennifer Pierce and fire service administration alumnus Michael Riley of the Anchorage Mobile Crisis Team talk about their respective backgrounds as a police officer and firefighter, what sets their program apart from other emergency first responders, and how they hope the program will continue to grow.

Mark your calendars: Giving Day 2023 is Feb. 22

Giving Day 2023 kicks off 49 hours of celebration and giving on Feb. 22. UAA, UAF, UAS and the UA Foundation are joining together and inviting the UA community to show their university pride, share posts, spread the word and give to the area they care about most.

Going the extra kilometer

Magnus Noroey

Magnus Noroey came to Alaska from Norway in 2019 to study management and compete on the UAA ski team. The dual major in finance and management with a property management and real estate concentration has fully embraced his UAA experience.

New UAA Pride Center opened Jan. 17

Pride Center grand opening

Located in the Student Union, the Pride Center provides programs, services and events for LGBTQ members of the UAA community while serving as a visible space to explore gender identity and sexual orientation in a non-judgmental atmosphere.

Fall/winter 2022 edition of Alumni Spirit magazine now available

Spirit Magazine Fall/Winter 2022 Issue

The latest issue of UAA’s premier publication highlights how the university is shaping the future, including stories featuring alumni leading the charge in some of the world’s trailblazing companies and industries.

Celebrating UAA's fall 2022 Meritorious and Honorary Degree recipients

UAA's fall 2022 honorary degree and meritorious service award recipients

On Wednesday, Dec. 14, the University of Alaska Anchorage honored individuals with the Meritorious Service Award and Honorary Degree during a special ceremony in advance of fall commencement.

Getting out of your comfort zone

Sociology graduate and UAA track and field standout Tylantiss Atlas will speak at UAA's fall 2022 commencement ceremony Sunday, Dec. 18, in the Alaska Airlines Center.

Sociology graduate and UAA track and field standout Tylantiss Atlas will serve as UAA's fall’s commencement speaker.

Facing the future

Ryan Rivers

Education was the furthest thing from a priority for Master of Public Administration alumnus Ryan Rivers, making his turn as fall 2022 graduate student speaker all the more inspiring.

Liquid earth: UAA researchers study earthquake models

Earthquake crack in the middle of a road

By studying two sites in the Alaska Range near Tok struck by a 2002 earthquake, professor Joey Yang and graduate student Dave Eibert hope to develop new models that may help the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities better prepare for future earthquakes.

Steward of legacy

Matt Blattmachr

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Peak Trust Company, president, CEO and global logistics management alumnus Matt Blattmachr announced that the company was donating $50K toward a new Finance Lab at the UAA College of Business and Public Policy, made possible by the Horejsi Charitable Foundation.

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