June 2017 Archive
Alaska WWAMI student found path to health career at UAA
A high school anatomy class sparked Sofia Infante's interest in health, leading to UAA's Della Keats program and college Outside. Now she's studying medicine at Alaska WWAMI, with plans to help underserved populations as a doctor.
Student engineers test asteroid anchor at NASA HQ
After nearly a year of design and testing, mechanical engineering students Steven Ahern and Udayan Dutta handed their self-designed asteroid anchor to a team of divers at NASA's Johnson Space Center for an underwater test.
Budget update from UA President Jim Johnsen
Read more for an update from UA President Jim Johnsen as to where we stand on progress with our legislative appropriation for the FY18 operating budget.
Summer 2017 food breaks schedule, presented by Student Activities and Commuter Student Programs
Join Student Activities and Commuter Student Programs for food breaks across campus this summer. Food is free for students and $3 or less for staff, faculty and the general public. View the May 2017 schedule.
Aspiring nurses get networking, skills head-start at RRANN camp
RRANN offers support for Alaska Native students enrolled in UAA's nursing program. Now the program is taking the long view with a camp that teaches teens basic nursing skills and connects them with other aspiring nurses — giving them a better chance of growing resilience and succeeding in college.
Summer 2017: Aggressive sea gulls abound; be aware of your surroundings
Be on the lookout for aggressive sea gulls around the UAA campus. It's hatching season and the parents are being hyper-protective of chicks.