February 2017 Archive

2017 Symphony of Sounds concerts


One of the most unique concert experiences of the year, the Symphony of Sounds concerts deliver an extravaganza of musical entertainment in a non-stop collage format. Every taste in music is satisfied with a wide range of musical styles, including classical, jazz, opera and musical theater.

Safe in the Sound: tailoring forecasts for the challenging Chugach


The Alaska Experimental Forecasting Facility at UAA provides high-resolution forecasts specifically tailored to the incredible — and incredibly challenging — land, sea and sky around the Chugach Mountains.

Want to be a millwright? Training will soon be available, in Anchorage


What's a millwright? It's a seldom-discussed but absolutely crucial (and highly paid) profession that demands a meticulous eye, versatility, and expertise with everything from turbines and pumps to lasers and other highly technical equipment.

UAA theatre major: ‘You have to be all in’

Katie O'Loughlin

Katie O'Loughlin has a passion for theatre, dance and connecting with people in a way that helps them find fulfillment outside their workaday lives. She recently tried her skills as a director, designer and choreographer for the first time in UAA's production of 'Middle Ground.'

Blood drive at UAA set for Feb. 17, 2017


Motivating kids to move

Mouhcine Guettabi

A collaboration between UAA's Institute of Social and Economic Research, Providence, Healthy Futures, State of Alaska and Anchorage School District is providing insights into how, when and why kids get active, knowledge that could help people live healthier lives.

Interested in studying abroad? Explore options at Feb. 15, 2017 information session

Begin preparing for study abroad—attend the next Study Abroad 101 information session on Wednesday, Feb. 15. Please bring a friend and join us. No registration required.

Register now for Lean Six Sigma Training on Feb. 24, 2017


Low-cost dental cleanings available at UAA Dental Clinic

UAA’s Dental Clinic provides low-cost dental care to Alaskans while giving UAA students valuable experience and credit toward graduation. Appointments are supervised by dentists, UAA faculty, and registered dental hygienists.

Feb. 16, 2017: UAA professor Diane Hirshberg presents lecture on boarding schools in Alaska

Hirshberg will provide an overview of the history of boarding schools in Alaska, from the early experiments in the 1920s through the 1960s and 1970s (when attendance at these institutions was at its highest) to today. She will discuss the outcomes of these schools, including impacts on students and communities, and the implications for contemporary discussions around residential schooling in Alaska.

February Archive