August 2016 Archive
Aug. 19, 2016: Conversation with Judith White, president of Higher Education Resource Services (HERS)
Donated Alaska gowns elevate graduation ceremony in rural Moldova
Graduation gowns are a prominent symbol of academic achievement, but they're also a common closet-clogger. Fear not! Mariana Braniste, M.P.A. '14, is here to provide a second life for your donated gowns—and help inspire education—in her rural hometown in Moldova.
Olympic memories from Seawolf Hall of Famer Hansi Gnad
Hansi Gnad, Seawolf Hall of Famer and the German national team's captain for life, reminiscences on getting demolished by Jordan, Bird and Magic at the 1992 Summer Olympics. Though he didn't medal at the Barcelona Games, he did walk away with something far more valuable.
Kicking the honeybucket
UAA engineering professor Aaron Dotson and a team of undergraduate students are competing in the Alaska Water and Sewer Challenge, devising a solution for rural Alaska communities without running water and toilets.
UAA-ISU PharmD assistant dean: 'I'd always wanted to come back to Alaska'
Back in 2002, Dr. Tom Wadsworth moved to Alaska to work as a pharmacist before returning to teach at Idaho State University. Now he's back, directing a new UAA-ISU pharmacy program that will begin educating its eight-student inaugural class this month.