July 2017 Archive

UAA Staff Council meeting set for July 13, 2017

Join UAA Staff Council at the next meeting on Thursday, July 13, 9:30–11:30 a.m. in Room 302 of the UAA/APU Consortium Library. All Staff Council meetings are open to the public and UAA employees are encouraged to attend. For call-in information, please visit the UAA Staff Council website.

Dr. Duane Hrncir named interim provost

 

July 11, 2017: Community & Technical College administrative offices closure

 

Top chef: Culinary grad builds career in social services

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Shawn Dinkins '13, reigning soup chef of the city, serves up meals for Anchorage's hungry youth at Covenant House Alaska. Next up: a culinary training program to help residents land kitchen careers outside the shelter. "It's so rewarding," she said.

New admission application deadlines and late fee for the Anchorage campus

The Anchorage campus has a new schedule of application deadlines to encourage students to complete their admission earlier, so they have the time needed to meet with an academic advisor, register for classes, and apply for financial aid putting them on the path to success. The application deadline for fall is July 15.

Position Opening: Written Communications Specialist

 

UAA's Terry Fields included in Institute of Real Estate Management's 30 Under 30

Terry Fields, director of the Weidner Property Management and Real Estate Program at UAA's College of Business and Public Policy, received a 2017 Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) 30 Under 30 Award.

July 12, 2017: Study Abroad information session open to all students, faculty and staff

Summer is a great time to begin planning for your experience abroad. Attending a Study Abroad 101 session is your first step. Don't miss the upcoming session on Wednesday, July 12.

Professor Terry Nelson receives the 2017 OBTS New Educator Award

 

North Slope biologists make room for the loons

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For one UAA biology student, summer means tents on the tundra under the midnight sun. Graduate student Hannah Uher-Koch monitors loon behavior on the North Slope for both the Bureau of Land Management and for her graduate research.