November 2014 Archive
UAA Crafts Fair, Dec. 6
The annual UAA Crafts Fair hosts more than 100 crafters selling their handmade products including food, woodwork, pottery, jewelry, glass, fiber art, bath/body products, photography and much more. The juried fair has a strong reputation for presenting high quality, unique items made in Alaska. Both admission and parking for this event are free.
Alaska business leaders share knowledge with UAA protégés
This year, the College of Business & Public Policy's Leadership Fellows program matched up 14 future leaders with some of Alaska's top talent. Senior Xavier Mason and his mentor, Jon Bittner, have forged a lasting connection. Read their story.
December grad: Frazer Tee works with the "brain squid"
Another amazing story from ANSEP, Frazer Tee has been connected to UAA since his sophomore year of high school when he built his first computer. He'll graduate in December with an engineering degree, the third Tee brother out of four to pursue engineering at UAA through ANSEP.
Lifelong learning at UAA
Alaska's senior citizens are a booming demographic with a long list of active and academic goals. Thankfully, through tuition waivers and purposeful programming, two programs allow the state's seniors to continue their education through UAA and enjoy the great indoors.
Offering forensic nurses a new way to make a difference
Dr. Angelia Trujillo teaches forensic nursing, skills that span the worlds of medicine, law, and violence. The Journal of Forensic Nursing this year published an article she and two other UAA professors wrote about helping victims and using education to prevent further violence.
Mark Simon: True stories from the hot seat on Election Night
Meet Mark Simon, a junior in political science who spent Election Night just off camera at KTVA, dishing the latest House and Senate race details to working journalists and commentators.
December grad: Alejandra Buitrago prepares for two years in Africa
December graduate Alejandra Buitrago is getting vaccinated, selling everything she owns and preparing for two years in the Peace Corps. She soaked in experiences at UAA that supported her through difficult times and will enrich the rest of her life.