Spring 2016: Travel to Juneau as part of the USUAA Legislative Advocacy Team
The USUAA Legislative Advocacy Team travels to Juneau each year to meet with legislators, lobbyists and key personnel to voice the concerns of the UAA student body on various legislative issues.
December grad: Commencement speaker Ruddy Abam
First-generation college student Ruddy Abam has carved an impressive track through UAA. With work on Judicial Board and Diversity Action Council, a semester interning in Juneau and an Honors thesis she presented in Seattle, she can now add Commencement speaker as one final accolade.
Harry Potter and the 400-level English class
It’s 8:30 on a Monday morning. The professor poses a question and dozens of students, with the academic enthusiasm of Hermione Granger, shoot their hands in the air. It's early, but these students aren't under an energy charm or knowledge spell. They just love Harry Potter.