August 2017 Archive

August 2017: Open forums with candidates for the Community Outreach Coordinator

All are invited to attend open forums with candidates for the Community Outreach Coordinator for Student Affairs. Forums are planned for Aug. 22 and 23, 2017.

Interns at the Equidome


With a stable of horses and cavalry of clients already in place at Equine Assisted Therapy Alaska, intern and UAA student Grace Harris spent her summer rustling up volunteers to support the unique program that uses horses as an avenue to physical, psychological and social wellness.

August 2017: Single-lane eastbound closure of Providence Drive


New this fall: eWolf portfolios accessible from within Blackboard

This fall, interested faculty and staff will have the option of deploying a Digication service within their Blackboard course. This option will permit students to access their portfolios from within Blackboard.

Scavenger hunt runs through Aug. 26, 2017


Study Abroad 101 information session set for Aug. 24, 2017

A new school year, a new opportunity to achieve your goals. To help you put your plans in motion, the first Study Abroad 101 session is scheduled for the Thursday evening before classes start. Explore education abroad options Aug. 24, 5:30–6:45 p.m. in RH 211.

Diversity, Inclusion and Charlottesville


The total eclipse of Talkeetna, 1963

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Eclipse mania is everywhere this week, as the Lower 48 prepares for a rare total solar event that will skirt 12 states. Though Alaska is off the path of totality this time, it had its turn in the anti-spotlight on July 20, 1963. Read more about Talkeetna's summer of eclipse mania.

September 2017: 'Transition' at Hugh McPeck Gallery

Please join us for the upcoming exhibit "Transition" to honor former UAA faculty member Hugh McPeck. "Transition" will feature work created by more than 20 of Hugh's former students and colleagues. The opening reception will be on Aug. 31, 4–6 p.m., followed by a Second Friday event on Sept. 8, from 5–7 p.m.

2017 Alumni of Distinction call for nominations

Celebrate deserving alumni and recognize the contributions our UAA grads make in their communities every day. The nomination period for the 2017 Alumni of Distinction awards is open now through Aug. 27.

August Archive