Bringing it all back home: Learning a new way to highlight Alaska Native culture
A collaboration between UAA's engineering and anthropology departments is training faculty and students to create 3D images of artifacts they can share with Alaska Native communities trying to maintain or connect with their culture.
Japanese tea time
Under crimson umbrellas, to the music of the stringed koto, Japanese language students and professors welcomed the public to a December tea ceremony, celebrating the new home for traditional Japanese tea in the Social Sciences Building.
Where to find coffee on UAA's grounds
Alaskans undeniably love their coffee, but that's especially evident right here at UAA. Read through our handy guide to the nine (yes, nine!) campus coffee spots. You'll want to prepare yourself. We've even included a walking map!
Engineering college helps man on a warm-house mission
Ron Burkhardsmeier manufactures foam panels for warm housing construction. He waited two years for UAA's engineering building to open so he could test his design in state. He hopes to meet an unmet demand of 10,000 homes in rural Alaska. He's also interested in the Anchorage market.