October 2014 Archive

What do reality TV, Nora Zeale Hurston and 'The Help' have in common?

Jervette Ward

Jervette R. Ward was aiming for a teaching and research position at a Southern university close to her family roots, but an offer from UAA changed her mind. Find out why.

Creating a ‘welcoming community’

Welcome Mat

Dr. Jeff Hou, a landscape architect, creative placemaker, author and department chair from University of Washington will share some cross-cultural community design success stories as this year's ENGAGE Week keynote speaker. You're invited to join the discussions.

How to accidentally become a linguist

David Bowie

He may not be a glam rocker, but UAA's David Bowie, a linguist, does have moments when he captures the crowd's attention. For more than five years, he's been helping UAA students think like linguists and embrace the way they speak as part of their identity.

November 2014 is National Career Development Month

Read more to learn about events offered by UAA Career Services Center this November as part of National Career Development Month. Highlights include salary negotiation workshop, etiquette lunch and more.

Nov. 7–9, 2014: Alaska Food Festival and Conference


Fall 2014: Daylight saving time ends


'Not My Life' – Human trafficking film screening and panel discussion, Oct. 29


Fall 2014: Get your flu shot to stay healthy this winter


Pizza and academic advising for justice students, Nov. 5


'Made in China or made in the USA? Architectural Development in China 1927–77,' Nov. 12


October Archive