October 2013 Archive
New coach, new enthusiasm, new day for Seawolf Hockey
Anyone who attended this year’s Kendall Classic can tell you, there’s new energy on the ice and in the stands. We checked in with Coach Matt Thomas and two of the team leaders, Jordan Kwas and Matt Bailey, to get their perspective.
Max and His 50 Bikes
It started with an idea, giving students a way to connect with their environment, and has given birth to 50 distinguished bikes. UAA student Max Bullock's bike share program is so renowned that even the Municipality of Anchorage is considering adopting a citywide version of the program.
UAA and agency scientists: What it means to live in 'moose country'
Anchorage residents share their neighborhoods and UAA's wooded college campus with something like 700 moose each winter. Here's a refresher from scientists on best ways to live with moose. Hint: Give them a lot of space.
Student Spotlight: Christa Eussen
Senior Christa Eussen is wrapping up her undergraduate research projects this year and nervously waiting to hear back from med schools. Internships at ANMC have helped turn her thinking toward a possible future as a physician in her home state of Alaska.
Alumni Spotlight: Andrew Israels-Swenson
Back on campus for Homecoming 2013 after 17 years away, Andrew was thrilled to see all the changes and see that Concert Board and A Cappella Festivella, two of his pioneering efforts at UAA, were still going strong.