November 2013 Archive

New portal ‘democratizes’ Alaska energy data


Most of us haven't started thinking about winter utility and fuel bills, but we know high energy costs are a part of life in Alaska. ISER has partnered with community stakeholders to create a single portal for researchers and the public to access Alaska's energy data. Check it out.

Faculty Spotlight: Jeff Hoffman


You may remember reading about Jeff Hoffman last year. He’s the professor who fielded an unusual phone call from an Anchorage surgeon looking to create a 3-D model of a patient’s facial bone structure after a devastating accident. Read a little more of his story here.

Alumni Spotlight: Capt. Amy Blanco

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Alumna Capt. Amy Blanco tells how her experiences at UAA in the mathematics department and Air Force ROTC program helped shape her successful career in cyberspace operations with the U.S. Air Force.

Nov. 11, 2013: Public debate on the State of Alaska's fiscal future


Women's Basketball first home game of the season, featuring performance by UAA Glee Club - Nov. 9, 2013


UA Regents to take up 2014-2015 tuition, FY15 budget Wednesday


Nov. 21, 2013: 'Substance Abuse Treatment and Success Stories'

Hear personal stories of substance abuse treatment and success from members of our community. Panelists include David Williams (Anchorage Gospel Mission), Major Scott Nicloy (Clitheroe Center), Nicole Clarke-Frechette (Ernie Turner Center), Melinda Freemon (Homeward Bound/Karluk Manor) and, acting as moderator, Polly Andrews (student in HUMS 416).

Nov. 7, 2013: 'Strategic Doing: Transform Thinking Into Action'


MBA Advisory Committee's Fall Business Mixer: 'Fresh Business Trends in Anchorage,' Nov. 7

The MBA program wants to help you build networks that are valuable to your education and career. Come mix and mingle with UAA MBA students, alumni, local business owners and entrepreneurs. Hear business leaders talk about fresh business trends in Anchorage including renewable energy, crowd sourcing, mobile and artisan foods, co-working spaces, distilleries and more. Enjoy appetizers provided by Wheel Good Food.

Nov. 5, 2013: Gilman Scholarship presentation by UAA student Haley Dampier

Learn more about the Gilman Scholarship in a presentation by UAA student Haley Dampier, who studied abroad in Morocco with the help of the scholarship. The Gilman Scholarship is a very generous study abroad scholarship available to students who are eligible for Pell Grants. Part of the mission of the Gilman Scholarship is to increase the diversity of study abroad students. Refreshments, including some Moroccan specialties, will be provided.

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