July 2017 Archive

Geological Society of America names UAA professor as a fellow


UAA's Simon Kattenhorn has always felt fascinated with volcanoes, earthquakes, plate tectonics and rifts. The Geological Society of America recently named him as a fellow, honoring his devotion to research and passion for teaching.

Plexiglas menagerie: The case of the buried caribou teeth


What do you get when you combine caribou teeth, Plexiglas hockey pucks and nitrogen isotopes? A truly unique interdisciplinary project that merges chemistry, dentistry, anthropology, archaeology and engineering to impact conservation biology in Alaska.

Dietetics grad makes healthy plates for a healthy state

Alumni, Seth Anderson poses at his station at South Central Foundation.

Seth Anderson '14 was among the first graduates of UAA's dietetics program. Today, he's part of a team of health professionals at Southcentral Foundation, offering nutritional guidance for his patients and working toward a healthy future for his home state.

Look at the world from thousands of angles


Crews installed Inflorescence, a mirror-polished steel sculpture inspired by math and nature, in front of the ConocoPhillips Integrated Science Building this summer. Here, artist Heath Satow discusses the new piece and his career in public art.

New wireless guest network at UAA debuts July 30, 2017


Provide feedback on new People Mover bus schedule set to launch in October 2017

The Municipality of Anchorage is restructuring the entire People Mover bus system to include less waiting, more hours and better service. Proposed routes debuted earlier this year and detailed schedules will be released this week. Attend an upcoming meeting to learn more and provide your feedback on the new schedule, set to launch Oct. 23, 2017.

UAA assistant Turner leaving for head coaching opportunity


July 26, 2017: Retirement celebration for Marie Samson


Summer 2017 issue of 'Alaska Justice Forum' highlights abuse faced by older women and lack of psychiatric beds

Redesigned Alaska Justice Forum features print and expanded web editions. Abuse faced by older Alaskan women; consequences of Alaska’s lack of psychiatric beds; and new Alaska Justice Forum editor note are featured in the Summer 2017 print edition.

Rosay appointed associate dean in College of Health, Myrstol interim Justice Center director

Dr. André Rosay, Justice Center director since 2007, has been appointed associate dean for academic and student affairs in the UAA College of Health. Dr. Brad Myrstol will serve as interim director of the Justice Center.

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