November 2013 Archive

Faculty Spotlight: JT Torres

I Am UAA - JT Torres

Meet JT Torres, a Cuban-American who came to Alaska in August. This semester he's teaching a combination of writing classes through UAA's Learning Resources Center. Find out how this sun-soaked Floridian is adjusting to life in snowy Alaska.

UAA celebrates 10th anniversary of Rasmuson Chair of Economics

Rasmuson Chairs and Nankai Visitors

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Rasmuson Chair of Economics at UAA, and last week all four chairs, past and current, gathered in Anchorage to celebrate and reflect on the accomplishments of the past decade.

Aviation maintenance student completes second co-op tour with NASA

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Aviation maintenance student Jeff Requist recently returned to UAA after completing his second co-op education tour with NASA's prestigious Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards AFB in California.

Tales from Kali Camp, III of III

Jennifer Stone arrives at Kali Camp

English professor Jennifer Stone visited Pt. Lay this July as part of a cultural immersion program through the Alaska Humanities Forum. She shares her experiences in three short episodes.

Student Spotlight: Dustin Mendoza, 'Mr. UAA'

I Am UAA - Dustin Mendoza

This year's Mr. UAA clinched the competition when he debuted his talent: solving a Rubik's Cube that had been scrambled by the audience. A robotics mentor and competitor, Dustin is double majoring in electrical and computer systems engineering.

UAA Professor Don Rearden's novel lauded with end-of-the-year accolades from 'The Washington Post'

 

Biological Sciences Weekly Seminar: Robert White, Dec. 6

 

UAA student one of three national finalists in Norton recitation contest

 

College of Business and Public Policy closing early Nov. 27, 2013

 

Fall 2013: UAA faculty offers overview of 'stand your ground' laws