October 2015 Archive
UAA Veterans: Please send us your active duty photos to share with the community in our annual salute
Portage Glacier's rapid retreat
In geology—where things are measured in millennia—Portage Lake is barely a blink in Alaska’s existence. But in the lake's 101 year existence, it's expanded over five miles thanks to the rapid retreat of Portage Glacier.
Karen Andrews: 'I never wanted to lead a boring life'
Meet Karen Andrews, UAA's new director of Disability Support Services. She believes in the law, but works to win hearts.
Northern neighbors offer academic exchange
Kaj Lynöe, from northern Sweden, and Tuukka Törmänen, from northern Finland, are both recent arrivals in Anchorage thanks, fittingly, to the north2north educational exchange program. "It has really opened up my worldview," Tuukka says.
Project 49: Rage City Rollergirls
What do Back Seat Betty, Lil’ Red Vette and WickedSpeedia have in common? They’re all women who bonded in the Rage City Rollergirls’ bruising bouts. And, they all have a connection to UAA. Read about it in this Project 49 story about Anchorage's roller derby powerhouse.
Thesis defense: 'A Comparative Study of Abandoned Mine Land Initiatives' by Mark Rollins, M.A. candidate in anthropology - Oct. 23, 2015