July 2013 Archive

How do whales and other sea mammals manage to dive so deep for so long?

Whale's tail

How do whales, seals and other marine mammals manage to dive and forage in the ocean without coming up frequently for air? UAA biologist Jenn Burns was part of the team that found out.

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UA's two fire science programs noted by Fire Science Online, a not-for-profit website promoting quality fire science education


2013 Academic Assessment Seminar


Alumni Spotlight: Sammye Pokryfki


When Sammye Pokryfki speaks, you can’t help but feel inspired. No matter the topic—family, Alaska, literature or her work at the Rasmuson Foundation—Sammye has the skills to keep you listening. Read more of Sammye's story here.

Seawolves produce 17 academic all-stars, six perfect GPAs


Experimental Economics Lab schedules research, invites UAA staff - July 24-25, 2013


Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Statewide recruiter visit and luncheon, July 26

ANTHC Statewide is interested in emerging professionals who want to advance their health care career in medical rural hubs and community clinics. Come have a bite to eat and learn how ANTHC Statewide could be part of your future.

Construction begins for the Valley Center for Arts and Learning at MSC

Following the groundbreaking ceremony on July 18, construction is officially under way for the new $20 million Valley Center for Arts and Learning building at Matanuska-Susitna College (MSC). Expected to open in December 2014, the latest addition to the MSC campus will house a classroom, drama lab, music space and instrument storage, as well as display areas, gathering and study spaces, and a 500-seat theater for lectures, public gatherings and conferences.

Project defense by Emerald Etienne, M.S. candidate in nursing science - July 24, 2013


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