November 2014 Archive

Gymnast soars in piloting program

Marie-Sophie Boggasch

With a 9.875 on vault and a 4.0 in the classroom, Marie-Sophie Boggasch has set some impressive scores at UAA. They’re pretty remarkable when you consider this international student/Seawolf athlete/top-tier student is also a professional piloting major with a campus job as a flight instructor.

Exploring an important cultural bridge: food


Zeynep Kılıç, a professor of sociology at UAA, is in the midst of filming a documentary about food culture in Istanbul, Turkey. Learn more about her research and see a teaser for the film, slated for completion in December 2015.

Finding fluency in a new culture

Jaeyeon "Jenny" Cho

Seeing a dentist at work inspired Jaeyeon "Jenny" Cho, propelling the international student from Seoul, South Korea, toward a career that fuses her two passions—art and science.

Slideshow: Alaska Native Heritage Month Regalia Showcase

Alaska Native and Native American Heritage Month Kickoff

November is Alaska Native Heritage Month, and UAA is hosting a series of events to celebrate Alaska Native and American Indian cultures. UAA photographer Philip Hall stopped in during the opening celebration on Nov. 5, which highlighted regalia from various cultures. View a slideshow of his images here.

Fall 2014: Apply for spring CTC tuition waiver

The Community & Technical College (CTC) awards a limited number of tuition waivers each year in support of student success. The focus of the tuition waiver program is to assist qualified students who are close to completing certificates or degrees. These competitive awards are open to continuing CTC students in good standing. There are two separate competition cycles per year: fall and spring semester. Keep reading to learn more, including how to apply.

Veteran Education Benefits Workshop offered Dec. 19 and Jan. 6


'Fluid Dynamics of Feeding and Locomotion in Sharks' - Nov. 21, 2014


Quantitative biology candidate presentation: 'The Genomic Basis of Adaptation and Speciation in House Mice' - Nov. 20, 2014


ISER Talk: 'Applying Ecological Economics' with David Batker, Nov. 19


Project defense: Mark Doughty, M.S. candidate in nursing science - Dec. 1, 2014


November Archive