November 2014 Archive

Project 49: Ruth A.M. Schmidt, geologist, McCarthyism survivor


Dr. Ruth A.M. Schmidt passed away this year at 97 years old, leaving her papers to the Consortium Library Archives & Special Collections. The boxes contain at least a thousand stories, but here's the story of Schmidt surviving the Second Red Scare of the late 1940s-early 1950s, in McCarthy-era D.C.

SHCC: Guiding UAA's students toward health and knowledge


UAA's Student Health and Counseling Center helps students get well so they can focus on attaining an education. It recently won an award for its other mission: helping nursing students learn to care for patients.

What history can tell us about Ferguson, Mo. and why it exploded

Ian Hartman

UAA's Black Student Union hosted a recent panel discussion on civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo. Panelists included a retired Anchorage police officer, a former assistant attorney general for Missouri, an English professor and a history professor. The result was an historical perspective on why "(Ferguson) was always going to happen."

Sociology Professor Chad Farrell publishes research on immigration and America's changing demographic mosaic


UA Board of Regents to consider FY16 operating, capital budgets at next meeting, Nov. 5–6


UAA celebrates Alaska Native Heritage Month 2014


Ruth A.M. Schmidt letter 2


Ruth A.M. Schmidt letter 1


'Understanding Adverse Childhood Experience: Building Self-Healing Communities' - Nov. 19, 2014


Family Movie Night: 'Despicable Me 2,' Nov. 21


November Archive