February 2015 Archive

The ghosts of theaters past

Mainstage Theater Design

Professor Daniel Carlgren researched in the U.K. before building this year's immense two-tier historically accurate Shakespeare set. The full façade will host three shows this season as part of an authentic and impressive tribute to theatrical history—a tribute that also involves zombies.

Winter Design Project: Let there be puddles

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Herminia Din had everything planned for this year's Winter Design Project 2015. Only, Mother Nature had a different idea. Find out what's still happening, and why, snow or no snow, the project teaches us something about winter.

Postcards Home: Legislative intern Mark Simon reveals the only thing he can write home about—rain

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Legislative intern Mark Simon can see his workplace, the Legislative Office Building in Juneau, from his apartment window. Nothing like that to keep your focus on the job.

New Glenn Massay Theater opens with concert performance at Mat-Su College

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A 2010 bond package by Alaska voters made the new energy-efficient, state-of-the-art Glenn Massay Theater at Matanuska-Susitna College a reality. Thank you, Alaska!

Professor Landry Signé published two peer-reviewed articles on African political and economic development

 

2015 Jazz Week

 

2015 UAA Technology Fellows application period now open; apply by March 18

 

'Circumpolar Expressions and Identities: An International Symposium,' Feb. 27

"Sámi Stories: Art and Identity of an Arctic People" opens with a daylong symposium offering in-depth perspectives on Sámi history, identity and visual culture. Read more for additional information and RSVP details.

Spring 2015: It's #SeawolfMania Week

 

Frank von Hippel presents
 'Ecotoxicology of freshwater fishes in Alaska: Endocrine disruption, food web dynamics, and effects on the health of indigenous people' - Feb. 27, 2015