February 2014 Archive
Springtime Bachelor and Bachelorette Auction for Habitat for Humanity - March 21, 2014
Get an exciting start to your night on the town. Put on your fancy threads and join the Architecture and Engineering (AE) Club for their annual bachelor/bachelorette auction, featuring food, drinks, door prizes and silent auction tables.
Nominations sought for 2014 Seawolf Hall of Fame
Nominations for the 2014 Seawolf Hall of Fame class are being accepted now through Friday, April 25. The Class of 2014 will be selected by the Hall of Fame committee and announced this summer. Read on for criteria and nomination instructions.
Student Spotlight: Shayla Silva
She's a Rondy queen, soccer coach, soon-to-be ConocoPhillips intern and multitasking volunteer with a life that proves she is perfectly suited for a career in logistics, a field she is studying at UAA. Meet Shayla Silva.
Investing in Alaska’s entrepreneurs
You don't have to have an M.B.A. to be an entrepreneur. Young Alaska entrepreneurs took to the stage at UAA to share their stories of starting food trucks, importing and building fat bikes and crafting co-working space in Anchorage. There's also some exciting investment news on the horizon.
UAA astronomer puzzles over black holes' sway on galaxies
Which came first, the galaxy or the black hole? UAA astronomer Erin Hicks' Innovate grant will let her calculate the influence of black holes on galaxies this summer.
Connecting students with careers
It took years of study and sacrifice to get that UAA diploma and now it's time to connect it with a job you're passionate about. UAA's Career Services Center can help shorten the search and launch you into a career you love.
Faculty Spotlight: Herminia Din
As one of the key visionaries behind the Winter Design Project in Cuddy Quad this week, Herminia's job has included preventing a moose stampede or raven massacre of her students’ snowman colony. No carrot noses allowed!
March 5, 2014: 'Time to Legalize?' Public discussion on marijuana law and policy
Is it time to legalize marijuana? Alaska voters could decide the issue in the August primary election. Legalization raises serious criminal justice, public health and economic questions. Come hear what national and local experts have to say about the controversy and join the discussion.