June 2015 Archive

State, city leaders tap UAA for expertise in crisis and transition


Providence Drive full closure - June 20–21, 2015


On Wednesday, they met the king

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What would you say if called upon to chat with a monarch? Three UAA students—each with a big or small link to Norway—found out when His Majesty King Harald V came to UAA to watch a Norwegian college leader and UAA Chancellor Tom Case sign an agreement to foster joint research.

Laying the groundwork for life, after graduation

Spring Commencement 2015

You've looked forward to graduation for most of your life and now, finally, that day is behind you. It's time to look ahead and move forward into a new life and career. These new (and nearly new) graduates share advice about what they did to set a sound path into their post-graduation world.

Postcards Home from China: Blond hair, fair skin makes for 'perfect moment'


In this episode, UAA student Dominique Kurth, traveling in China for her ECON A494 class, reflects on mutual curiosity among the travelers, the residents and China.

Embassy sweets: An international love story


When Kailey Ibsen decided to study abroad in Chengdu, China, she set off a series of dominoes that led to law school, an embassy gig and the altar. Read more about this anthropology major and the continent-crossing career she continues to build after graduating just four years ago.

For sale: Thule bike rack ($75)


Test of on-campus crisis alert system scheduled for June 5, 2015


ANSEP hosts 60 students at Acceleration Academy for advanced STEM learning experiences


Registration now open for 2015 UAA Spirit Run


June Archive