September 2015 Archive

Fall 2015: ConocoPhillips Integrated Science Building will be without heat through Sunday


New UA Press release: 'Fierce Climate, Sacred Ground: An Ethnography of Climate Change in Shishmaref, Alaska'


2015 Global Opportunities Expo


Arguing Alaska: Anti-Discrimination and Religious Freedom Debate, Sept. 30


Twenty-one states have enacted legislation that prohibits discrimination on the basis of one’s sexuality, and Alaska has been grappling with the same question since 2008, when similar legislation failed. Now, as the Anchorage Assembly considers its own expansion of anti-discrimination legislation, members of the community react with mixed emotions ranging from enthusiasm to fear of encroachment on their rights. Join us for a public debate that will attempt to shed some light on this complex controversy. [...]

UAA is now a Styrofoam-free campus


Submitting new or revised curriculum? Attend upcoming training on UAA’s new electronic system


New sea star field guide available


Final day to submit 2015 'No Big Heads' entries is Sept. 25


The raft pack

White Water Rafting Class

Every school year at UAA kicks off with a three-day, three-river whitewater tour stretching from Cooper Landing to Chickaloon. Take a trip down the Kenai River with students in Beginning River Rafting, one of many adventurous course offerings in the outdoor leadership program at UAA.

Alumni of Distinction: Viorica Marian


Do yourself a favor and learn a second language. Viorica Marian, now a professor at Northwestern University in Chicago, is a world-recognized leader in psycholinguistics, studying how multiple languages change our thoughts, behaviors and even the way we see the world (yes, literally).

September Archive