New Millwright Scholarship Program

Announcement of the Millwright Scholarship Program as a partnership between PWSC and Helca Greens Creek Mining Company.

Join the annual Nighttime Safety Walk Oct. 28

You can help make our campus a safer place to walk after dark by joining our annual Nighttime Safety Walk across campus. We will look for lighting that needs improvement, trip hazards on sidewalks and parking lots, shrubbery that needs to be trimmed, and any other safety issues. Notes will be gathered, and turned over to Facilities Maintenance the next day for follow-up action. The Safety Walk has been scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 28, starting at 7 p.m.

CBPP Advising Student Assistant

The College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP) Student Advising Center is seeking a Student Assistant. We are looking for a quick learner who is energetic and organized. You will gain office experience and customer service skills, all while working with a great team of professionals and supporting the students of CBPP.

Nov. 10: Natural Resources of Alaska

Janet Weiss is a former regional president of BP Alaska. She has over 30 years of organizational leadership experience and has played an important role for Alaska's economy, specifically in the natural resource sector. She will be presenting on natural resource economics and her experience as an executive.

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UAA Children's Day: Free dental care for youth

The UAA dental clinic is excited to announce Children's Day on Oct. 22! The event will offer free preventative dental care for youth ages 3-17. Space is limited. Call 907-786-6960 to schedule today or visit for more information.

Courtesy of UA Disability Services: free unlimited access to Read&Write literacy software now available to all!

You've got this! Courtesy of UA Disability Services, all users with a University of Alaska account have free, unlimited access to Read&Write literacy software. Measurably increase your productivity with this free software download.

Oct. 27: Conversation with the Chancellor, hosted by USUAA

UAA students are invited to a conversation with Chancellor Parnell and the Chancellor's Cabinet on Wednesday, Oct. 27, at 5 p.m. via Zoom.

Save the date: Theatre and Dance Haunted House, Oct. 29-31

The UAA Theatre and Dance department is holding a Haunted House Oct. 29-31 in the Fine Arts Building. The event is only for UAA faculty, staff, students, and their immediate family members. Tickets will be available soon on, and more information is forthcoming. Website or PDF link -

Dr. Diane Hirshberg appointed ISER Interim Director

Dr. Diane Hirshberg, Professor of Education, has been appointed Interim Director of the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER). Dr. Hirshberg is an 18-year veteran of UAA and ISER, and has served in leadership roles such as President of UAA’s faculty senate and advisor to the Chancellor on Arctic Research and Education. She was the founding director of the Center for Alaska Education Policy Research and is currently Vice-President Academic at the University of the Arctic.