May 2016 Archive
Statistical snapshot of UAA's 2016 spring graduates
Sixty percent of the spring class of 2016 is age 25 to 49. Thirty-five percent are first-generation college students, 36 percent relied on Pell grants and 13 percent on the Alaska Performance Scholarship. Eleven percent were UA Scholars.
Q-and-A: Veronica Martinez, UAA's Congress-Bundestag Scholar
Veronica Martinez, a UAA mechanical engineering student, recently became a Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals scholar. She talks with us about her life, the scholarship, and her upcoming year in Germany.
Another UAA Fulbright scholar heads to Germany this fall
Ben Hurst's new home in September will be Germany, as he fulfills the travel and teaching opportunities that come to Fulbright scholars. He is UAA's ninth German language Fulbright scholar.
How will Alaska Native corporations change?
The recent Alaska Native Studies Conference included a look at Alaska Native corporations, including how they reflect Alaska Native values, and expectations for their longevity.