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

Geology Class

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'

Karen Andrews

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

Foreign Exchange Students

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.

Jervette Ward’s edited collection 'Real Sister' now available from Rutgers University Press


Oct. 26 and 27, 2015: Active Shooter Awareness DVD viewing and discussion


Fall 2015: Care Team Book Club meets every Thursday


Thesis defense: 'A Comparative Study of Abandoned Mine Land Initiatives' by Mark Rollins, M.A. candidate in anthropology - Oct. 23, 2015


UAA Professor Paul Dunscomb presents at Belmont University Asian Studies Symposium


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