November 2015 Archive

Astronomer Travis Rector's new book uses art to see the science in space


New party word: pareidolia (say it like pear-a-doily-a). It means you picture faces in clouds. Check out your pareidolia in Travis Rector's new large-format book of beautiful images from the cosmos.

Gone too soon: Honoring a WWAMI student's life


A tragic kayaking accident claimed the life of WWAMI student Xavier Engle last year. His classmates and faculty, with input from Engle's mother and his life partner, created a scholarship award to help other Alaska WWAMI students and honor his memory.

UAA snuffs out tobacco use on campus starting Nov. 19, 2015


UAA goes smoke- and tobacco-free Nov. 19, the same day as the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout. UAA celebrates with student activities from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at various locations on campus.

Skiwolves street style

UAA Ski Team

The Skiwolves are a cosmopolitan crew with a roster built from nine northern nations, but they've long enjoyed a reputation as UAA's most outrageously dressed. Before launching their season this weekend, the team stopped at Goose Lake for a high-altitude-meets-high-fashion photo shoot.

Giving Thanks Dance Festival and Potluck - Nov. 20, 2015


Congratulations to Gail Ealy, Administrative Services' Employee of the Quarter


UAA faculty Hiroko Harada recognized for excellence in teaching, commitment to Japanese education


Allied Health partners with Southcentral Foundation to improve health outcomes for older adults


Celebrating Beth Johnson, Alaska's 2015 Outstanding Professional in Philanthropy


10th annual Ton in Ten Peanut Butter and Jelly Drive runs through Nov. 20


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