January 2017 Archive
Feb. 3, 2017: First Friday at the Student Union Gallery
Come celebrate the annual Clay Body Ceramic Invitational at a special reception this Friday, Feb. 3, from 4:30-7 p.m. at the UAA Student Union Gallery. This exhibition features the work of the most upstanding and dedicated students in the UAA ceramics program. Student artists will be present at the reception to perform a live demonstration of their artistic process.
Feb. 8, 2017: Learn about regional Youth Courts and sit in on a mock trial
Youth Court is a juvenile justice system that empowers students to serve as defense attorneys, prosecutors and judges in cases involving their peers. It gives students accountability, education and the opportunity to have a positive influence on others' lives while providing the community with an effective and comprehensive alternative justice system.
Addiction, homelessness focus of UAA Think Tank talk
Addiction and homelessness plague scores of people in Anchorage. Those topics will be the centerpiece of a Feb. 2 UAA Think Tank session, with Anchorage Gospel Rescue Mission featured as the guest agency.
A pair of academic aces
Chrisalyn Johnson and Leah Swiss have a lot in common: both sophomores, both Dimond High grads, both members of UAA's volleyball team, and both high-achieving students with Alaska-focused careers in mind.