June 2014 Archive

Cashiering will close early June 30, 2014


Summer 2014: Please register for a Title IX training session


FY14 personal holidays must be used by June 28


Guest artist Robert O'Brien donates watercolor to Mat-Su College


June 18, 2014: Open forum with Assistant Vice Chancellor for Development candidate


Be bear aware: Black bear and cubs spotted on campus


Helping kids build bridges to engineering

Engineering camp students work on building bridges.

Engineering opens a world of opportunities that include bridge building, 3D mapping of buildings, robotics, renewable energy and more. UAA's Summer Engineering Academies offer middle- and high-school kids possibilities that could ignite their interest in math and science and lead to an engineering career.

Theatre on the Last Frontier

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Valdez, Alaska will have a bit of a population spike this week as actors, writers and everyone’s favorite telegraph operator from 'Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman' descend on the small coastal fishing town. It’s time for another round of the Last Frontier Theatre Conference.

Alumni Spotlight: Jan Newman


She's done it all: flying planes, driving a forklift, raising alpacas, earning a bachelor's degree in physics and, at UAA, a master's degree in education. Now she's founded Grow Palmer, an organization that creates gardens where anyone can clip off and eat broccoli, lettuce, cabbage and other healthy delectables. Meet Jan Newman.

Why women swoon over men who take risks


Why do bad boys win the girls? It goes all the way back to our early hunter-gatherer selves, when males who took risks demonstrated their ability to survive. A soon-to-be published paper by UAA social scientists connects our evolutionary and modern behavior.

June Archive