August 2017 Archive

School of Allied Health partial closure scheduled for Aug. 17 and 18, 2017

The School of Allied Health will be closed Thursday, Aug. 17, 8 a.m.–1 p.m. and Friday, Aug. 18, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

Sarah Garner named director of Student Life and Leadership

Sarah Garner will begin her new role as director of Student Life and Leadership on Aug. 28, 2017. Please join us in warmly welcoming her to UAA and Alaska.

ML&P work update: Closure shifting west, impacts to Seawolf Drive intersection

Starting Aug. 16, Municipal Light and Power's closure of Providence Drive westbound lanes will shift to be between Seawolf Drive and Spirit Drive. In addition, access to campus via Seawolf Drive will be blocked Aug. 19. Access will be maintained via Spirit Drive.

Community & Technical College administrative offices closure - Aug. 17, 2017


Welcome back message from UA President Jim Johnsen


Alaska PEAK orientation for supervisors of student employees (new session added)

Student employees and their supervisors are invited to participate in Alaska PEAK. For the third year in a row, Alaska PEAK is elevating student employment as a high-impact educational practice. Learn more by attending an upcoming supervisor orientation.

Seeking faculty and staff to serve on request for exception to registration policy committee


Parking Services closed Aug. 18 and 21, 2017


Enterprise Directory (EDir) to be decommissioned—request for action

The decommissioning project timeline involves having every EDir-dependent service transferred, reconfigured, redesigned or retired by Jan. 1, 2018. If you know of an EDir-dependent service, please contact the project manager or project team member with whom you work to support your service.

Aug. 18, 2017: Jacob Shercliffe discusses effort to develop climate action plan and emissions inventory for Anchorage

Jacob Shercliffe worked as an intern this summer, developing a climate action plan and an inventory of greenhouse gas emissions for Anchorage. In his Aug. 18 lunchtime talk, Jacob will describe how he created the two documents and the progress he made. He'll also talk about how Anchorage residents can get involved in determining how the city deals with climate change.

August Archive