February 2014 Archive

Faculty Spotlight: Karen Schmitt

I Am UAA - Karen Schmitt

The leader of the UAA Community & Technical College has a lot of interesting stories to tell, like how she discovered her passion for geology and how it led to the opportunity to lead research cruises from Chile to Antarctica. Read how Karen built upon her worldly experiences to successfully lead one of UAA's most nontraditional colleges.

Reimagining a winter campus during Winterfest 2014

Herminia Din

Bring your marshmallows, they’re lighting up the Cuddy Quad. Innovative new ideas for using winter outdoor spaces on campus during the weeklong Winterfest celebration combine art, fire, dancing, tiny snowmen and feats of engineering.

A dozen UAA alumni named to 2014 ‘Top Forty Under 40’

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We wanted to offer a special tip of the winter cap to all the UAA alumni who made this year's 'Alaska Journal of Commerce' Top Forty Under 40 list. There are more than a dozen with green and gold ties, including UAA's own Harry Need and Amanda Metivier.

Alumni Spotlight: Claude Emile Mabudu

Claude Mabudu

He spent the early years of his life fighting for civil rights in his homeland of Togo but finally fled to Mali and then to Anchorage for the sake of his family. He recently graduated with a bachelor's degree in languages and is a leader in the Refugee Congress. Meet Claude Emile Mabudu.

Alaska Native culture, Confucianism: Tend to your relationships


Alaska Native students identify values in Confucianism that echo their own traditional character-building upbringing. In short, survival depends on family and family depends on relationships.

Brooke Gladstone: Public lecture and book signing, Feb. 25


Seawolves Cheseto and Strabel win Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Director's Awards


February 2014: TIAA-CREF representative on campus


Spring 2014: UA Board of Regents meets in Fairbanks this week; live stream available


Spring 2014: Salmon Action Nights offer volunteer opportunities every Thursday


February Archive