May 2015 Archive

First doctorate degree offered exclusively through UAA is in Nursing Practice


'Alaska Quarterly Review' launches newest issue this Friday, May 15


Budget forum for May 15 canceled


'Murdering the Competition: Inequality and Homicide,' May 14


UAA to host Anchorage premiere of 'Moose: The Movie' - May 14, 2015


UA president announces Rick Caulfield as UAS chancellor


Slideshow: UAA Spring Commencement

Spring Commencement 2015

On Sunday, May 3, UAA saluted 1,353 college graduates with wafting strains of “Pomp and Circumstance” and green and gold confetti showering from the ceiling of the Alaska Airlines Center. View a slideshow of the festivities.

Professor helps Cup'ik children discover a passion for books

Kathryn Ohle

Dr. Kathryn Ohle recently won the Selkregg Award for promoting early literacy and language preservation by helping Cup'ik children and families access free online books that two UAA students from Chevak translated into their language from English.

The seedy, sudsy history of the 49th state

Doug Vandergraf

After transferring to D.C. 14 years ago, Doug Vandegraft stayed connected to Alaska through his personal project—a thoroughly-researched tale of the dark days and lighthearted weirdness behind the 135 oldest bars still currently operating across Alaska today.

Long live the Romantics: Saluting Clay Nunnally for 45 years of teaching excellence

Nunnally accepts his carnation-infested skateboard

The white lapel carnations that were a tradition for English professor Clay Nunnally, often called "a true Southern gentleman," highlight the skateboard his students presented him to honor his 45 years of teaching the Romantics on the rough and tumble Last Frontier.

May Archive