October 2013 Archive

'Rediscovery of Japan,' Nov. 2

 

Faculty Technology Center workshops, Nov. 4–8

 

Family Movie Night Holiday Special: 'Polar Express' - Nov. 22, 2013

 

'Yagheli Jan' – 2013 Alaska Native and Native American Heritage Month Celebration

 

New coach, new enthusiasm, new day for Seawolf Hockey

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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

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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'

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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

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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

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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.

Kids of all ages head to UAA for International Archaeology Day

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UAA's first annual Archaeology Day was a huge success, bringing about 400 people to the University Center on Saturday, Oct. 19, to learn about Alaska's rich archaeological and anthropological history.