2015 Archive

January 2015: 'Exploding Universe' premiere and other great shows at the UAA Planetarium


A celebration of life for UAA professor Walter Olivares


UAA adds first student inventor to Patent Wall of Fame

Alex West

UAA Honors College student Alex West was thinking like a bear-aware Alaskan when she developed her undergraduate research. Her hydro-powered, floating fish grinder was awarded a U.S. patent with help from UAA's Office of Research.

Two-time Olympian starts senior ski season

Anna Berecz

Students miss class for thousands of reasons, but few excuses are as memorable as Anna Berecz's. The ski team senior took off mid-semester last year to compete in the Winter Olympics for Team Hungary. Her professors, thankfully, were among her many supporters.

Postcards Home: Meet the UAA crew headed to Juneau as legislative interns


Five UAA students will spend spring semester working as legislative aides for Senators or Representatives in Juneau. They attend a seminar at UAS and commit to working 35 hours a week for 14 weeks, watching the legislative process in action.

UAA-community partnership: Learning to program Android apps

Kirk Scott

How Innovate funding for computer science engineering helped professor Kirk Scott teach programming fundamentals to students in Southcentral schools and Thailand.

See the stories you most wanted to read in 2014


What were UAA's most-viewed stories in 2014? Visitors to our website clicked on stories about the new Alaska Airlines Center, inspiring students and alumni and UAA's innovative community partnerships.

UAA basketball cheerleaders bring new energy to the court

December 12, 2014: during a game between UAA and Humboldt State.

UAA's basketball players have some new super-fans this season. The university recently brought its cheerleading program into the athletic department from the recreational sports department, and the shift is turning heads.

Proposals for 2015 Selkregg Community Engagement & Service Learning Award due Feb. 27


Jan. 23, 2015: 'Integrating Community Engagement and Service Learning Into Course Syllabi'


2015 Posts Archive