February 2015 Archive

Postcards Home: Legislative intern Trevor Gutierrez has a moment of panic before the real work begins

Trevor Gutierrez

UAA student and legislative intern Trevor Gutierrez describes his anticipation and worry over landing a good opportunity in Juneau. He found it in Sen. Lesil McGuire's office, and set about getting to know the state capital.

Matanuska Glacier converted into UAA classroom

HPER Beginning Ice Climbing Class

For physical education students at UAA, all of Alaska becomes your epic outdoor classroom. Students enrolled in beginning ice climbing spent a recent weekend at Matanuska Glacier on a two-day field trip. See what a day in class looks like for the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department at UAA.

Caribbean Olympian?

David Registe

Former Seawolf star David Registe racked up accolades as a long jumper at UAA, even winning the program's first national championship. Now he's a professional athlete, fully focused on long jumping as he represents his parents' homeland of Dominica on the international track and field stage.

UAA will use its mission-alignment review to inform looming tough budget choices


Eighteen months ago UAA embarked on a thorough self-assessment, called the prioritization process. Two task forces evaluated hundreds of academic programs and support functions according to their alignment to UAA's mission. Now campus leaders say the report will inform tough decisions forced by looming state budget cuts.

UAA Professor Marny Rivera awarded competitive grant to evaluate chronic inebriate anti-recidivism treatment program


UAA community volunteers at 2015 Project Homeless Connect


'Forgotten Survivors,' a drawing project and photographs by John Halaka, at the Kimura Gallery through March 6, 2015


Feb. 19, 2015: How is faith relevant in education?


Feb. 27, 2015: UAA surplus sale


Read.Watch.Think. – 'Smoke Signals' and community discussion, Feb. 17 and 19


February Archive