April 2014 Archive

Why did Alaska deny asylum to Jewish refugees during WWII?

Jordan Norquist

Senior history and German double major Jordan Norquist delved into Alaska WWII history to get a closer look at the context surrounding Alaska's refusal to admit 10,000 Jewish refugees. "It's kind of hard to swallow," she said.

Spring 2014: UAA to award two honorary degrees at commencement


On May 4, UAA will award honorary doctorates to Dr. Alex Hills, a telecommunications pioneer, and William and Karen Workman, noted anthropologists and archaeologists in Alaska. Marie Meade will also be honored with a Meritorious Service Award.

A graduate's guide to commencement

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Even though the school year comes to an end at commencement, there's still time to squeeze in one last history lesson. Learn about the medieval traditions that have defined commencement since the Middle Ages and hear advice from graduates who've been there.

Student Spotlight: Micah Chelimo

Micah Chelimo

Kenya is 8,290 miles away from Alaska, yet it still sustains and drives the record-shattering runner named last week as UAA's Bill MacKay Athlete of the Year. Meet Micah Chelimo.

May 5, 2014: Master's defense by anthropology student Kyle Wark


UA Employee E-Learning Orientation, May 1


UAA celebrates the Class of 2014 on Sunday, May 4


2014 UAA Development Day registration


Summer 2014: Alaska oil and gas occupations training


May 2, 2014: UAA Clay Body Spring Pottery Sale


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