August 2017 Archive
UAA Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan now available online
The Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan lays out seven major objectives. These follow from existing UAA data, 11 subcommittee reports, 22 focus groups, a Qualtrics campus climate survey, community campus site visits and the Diversity Summit. In order to ensure the Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan will be set in motion, we are planning the following actions for the upcoming academic year.
"If you can do logistics in Alaska, you can do it anywhere in the world.”
Surprise! Anchorage is one of the busiest cargo hubs in the world. "We're in the center," explained logistics professor and textbook author Darren Prokop, who frames the North as a nexus in both his classes and writing.
Learning by heart at Providence Hospital
Thanks to assistant professor Maryann Hoke, exercise science students now have an opportunity to work alongside heart health professionals across the street at Providence Hospital.
Sept. 21, 2017: Learn how to earn your FY19 wellness rebate
Join UA's Healthyroads Program Manager Sara Rodewald for an overview of the FY18 wellness program and requirements for earning your reward.
Free lecture by Gerry York addresses traumatic brain injury - Aug. 14, 2017
Gerry York, M.D., director of traumatic brain injury and research for Alaska Radiology Associates, will present "Improving Patient Diagnosis and Care after Traumatic Brain Injury" on Aug. 14, 2017. Free and open to the public.
2017-18 UAA Theatre season opens with performance by famous New York theatre company
Ping Chong + Company brings you the Alaska premier of ALAXSXA | ALASKA, a theatrical collage of multimedia, puppetry, and Central Yup’ik drum and dance, illuminating striking moments of cross-cultural encounter. Tickets are on sale now at ArtsUAA.com.