May 2014 Archive
ConocoPhillips bolsters its $15 million gift to UAA with early payoff
The ConocoPhillips Arctic Science and Engineering Endowment will fund arctic engineering and science programs at UAA in perpetuity. Thanks to a one-year-early payoff, faculty and students will have early access to the funds—$138,000 this fiscal year end.
Two UAA M.B.A. students bring Kodiak seafood to local consumer market
These two collaborators met at UAA, and together worked to launch a fisherman-to-consumer connection for Kodiak Pacific cod and rockfish in April. Bear Tooth Grill, Alyeska Resort, Holland America/Princess lodges and The Natural Pantry participate.
Alumni Spotlight: Tony Barton
The allure of a high-speed, high-altitude career lured him from Spokane, Wash., to UAA's Aviation Technology program a decade ago. Meet UAA alumnus Tony Barton, who once flew all over Alaska as a pilot for Era Aviation and now pilots planes for Horizon Air.
UAA student artists create endowment
The artists of Clay Body, a UAA student club, have decided to pay it forward and established an endowment this month through the University of Alaska Foundation. Proceeds from their popular pottery sales will directly benefit future students with annual awards.