October 2015 Archive
Think Tank: How can STAR and UAA/APU work together to serve the collegiate population in Anchorage? Nov. 5
Polaris students work with UAA grad student to find plastic in seabird stomachs
The trouble with plastic? It doesn't digest, and new research suggests chemicals stay in the body and metabolize.
UAA burnishes skills of young leaders
A new Leadership Fellows Juniors class just launched, with a host of UAA volunteers offering expertise aimed at helping them prepare the ground for college success.
I AM UAA: Rachel Bedsworth
What sets Rachel Bedsworth apart from other UAA freshman? She's an advocate for foster youth, having personally survived 46 placements in 12 years. "I want them to know they have a future..."
Each fall, geology students enrolled in Anchorage Field Studies head out to explore the city with their professor Kristine Crossen, an Alaska geology expert. A recent rainy weekend brought them to a rocky outcrop at Bird Point as they searched for clues of glacial retreat during the last Ice Age.