July 2013 Archive

Summer 2013: Access to the UC during Old Seward Hwy. resurfacing

Rehabilitation of the Old Seward Highway began in June and will continue through late fall with several projects affecting access to UAA's University Center (UC), home of the One Stop for students as well as headquarters for several programs. Be sure to allow yourself a few extra minutes when traveling to the UC and keep your eyes open for changing traffic patterns.

Ted Stevens EADS Scholarship now accepting applications for the 2013-2014 academic year

The University of Alaska Foundation announces the availability of the Ted Stevens EADS Scholarship. The scholarship is available to dependents of current, former or deceased members of the Alaska National Guard or United States Coast Guard who are currently stationed in Alaska or were stationed in Alaska at the time of discharge or death. The minimum award amount will be $1,000. The deadline to apply is Friday, Aug. 30.

UAA launches search for new athletic director; public invited to open forum on July 24, 2013

UAA has launched the search for its new director of Athletics. The public can participate in the process, which is expected to take five to seven weeks, by attending an open forum on July 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the UAA/APU Consortium Library, room 307.

Nov. 8, 2013: NCBI Social Inclusion and Equity Workshop for faculty and staff


Bone collection gives scientists a research boost


An Alaska animal bone collection has been curated and managed by volunteer federal and state scientists, university professors and students, and even trappers and citizens. Find out how the Alaska Coalition of Zooarchaeologists collection is used.

DegreeWorks down for scheduled upgrade, July 15-19


Mat-Su College announces new Glenn Massay Endowed Scholarship for nontraditional students

On July 8, Donna Massay and Matanuska-Susitna College (MSC) Director Talis Colberg signed the final paperwork establishing the Glenn Massay Endowed Scholarship for students at MSC. Massay endowed $25,000 earlier this month to start the scholarship in memory of her husband, Glenn Massay, who passed away in February.

I AM UAA: Revisit our top three for 2013


What do a biker chick, a polar bear expert and a politician-in-training have in common? Answer: they’re our top three, most read I AM UAAers for 2013.

ISER talks national Arctic strategy with feds

Alaska Economy

At Fran Ulmer's invitation, ISER interim director, Gunnar Knapp, provided a primer on Alaska's economy for federal officials at a discussion of the new National Strategy for the Arctic Region.

CTC student crowned Miss Alaska

Miss Alaska

Michelle Taylor, a Community and Technical College hospitality and restaurant management student, has been crowned Miss Alaska 2013.

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