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April 2015 Archive

2015 UAA Leadership Conference: Leadership Redefined – April 10

 

New program for reporting accidents and unsafe conditions

 

Spring 2015: Faculty, RSVP for Graduate Degree Hooding and Commencement ceremonies

 

March Madness of debate comes to UAA

Irish vs. UAA Cabin Fever Debates

The world-ranked Seawolf Debaters will field seven pairs at this year's national debate tournament, the US Universities Debating Championship, hosted right here in Anchorage April 11–13. Cheer on the home team as they face off against nearly 200 teams from across the continent for the national debate crown.

Nursing grad manages critical care unit at ANMC

Pedro Melgar

Pedro Melgar graduated from high school in Peru before moving to Anchorage with his family. Rather than complete high school all over again in the States, he enrolled at UAA and launched into a nursing career that's led him to unit manager for intensive care at Alaska Native Medical Center.

Is toxic mercury flowing out of Alaska's melting glaciers?

research-BirgitHagedorn

Ocean mercury levels are rising, including near Alaska. Geochemist Birgit Hagedorn aims to find out if microbial action between rock and glacial ice may be influencing the release of methylmercury from Alaska glaciers, the most toxic form.

Postcards Home: Legislative intern German Baquero on what happens when you work too hard

German Baquero

A legislative internship in Juneau is nothing if not a big dose of real-world political and work life. Check in with German Baquero.

'A lot of social good comes out of this program’

Justice for Fraud Victims Project

UAA's Justice for Fraud Victims Project helps people find out if someone is defrauding them, what happened and how they can prevent fraud from happening again, all while offering students valuable real-world accounting experience.