October 2015 Archive
Seward Lecture: 'Known Unknowns & Unknown Unknowns: Questions Every Mayor Faces' with Former Mayor George Wuerch, Nov. 19
Online learning gets a giant boost at UAA
Dave Dannenberg and colleague Heather Nash of the Academic Innovation & eLearning Center have secured a major, five-year funding stream from the U.S. Department of Education aimed at improving the online learning environment at UAA.
Using research to reach out to kids in peril
Finding dangerous gaps between child-protection policy and practice is the focus of Dr. Diwakar Vadapalli's work with ISER and as chair of the Alaska Citizen Review Panel, which scrutinizes the work of agencies tasked with keeping kids safe from neglect and abuse.
A Filipino Feast (+ recipe!)
UAA's new Filipino American club dedicated a recent meeting to everyone's favorite topic—food. In celebration of Filipino American History Month, the club invited 100 guests to Cuddy Hall for an evening of Filipino food and a discussion on the intersect of culture and cuisine.
The world of socially responsible investing, courtesy of finance professor John Nofsinger
UAA finance professor John Nofsinger is an expert on socially responsible investing. So, does it pay?