January 2014 Archive
ANSEP program featured in 'U.S. News and World Report'
U.S. News and World Report recently ran a short feature on the ANSEP program, headquartered at UAA. The article highlights the program's successful efforts to better prepare students for careers in STEM fields through a consistent instruction from middle school through college.
Nurturing a network of doctors
Community physicians are a critical part of the University of Washington School of Medicine's WWAMI program. Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska recently donated $100,000 to help attract doctors to give vital clinical experience for Alaska WWAMI medical students.
Staff Spotlight: Bryce Johnson
Meet Bryce Johnson, who works in human resource services at UAA and is one of the first people new hires meet after they arrive. Bryce provides guidance for new faculty, staff and students who need help navigating the campus and its many diverse programs.
Faculty Spotlight: Jeane T'áaw xíwaa Breinig
As a young woman, Jeane T'áaw xíwaa Breinig didn't have time for a college degree, much less a doctorate, but she cautiously waded into academia and found a terrific reason to stay.
Sochi-bound Seawolf skier
Seawolf Anna Berecz is headed to the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, to represent her native Hungary. A psychology major, Anna is in her third season with the UAA alpine team. Congratulations, Anna!