September 2017 Archive

Sept. 29, 2017: Free screening of 'Between Earth and Sky,' documentary about climate change in Alaska

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"Between Earth and Sky" examines climate change through the lens of impacts to native Alaskans, receding glaciers and arctic soil. Watch it for free Sept. 29 in Anchorage or Sept. 30 in Palmer.

Varsity Sports Grill debuts special menu for WOLFcard holders

Varsity Sports Grill launched a fresh menu for fall. Come see the new lunch menu with a variety of specials for $10 or less. You must present your WOLFcard for discounts. The Varsity Sports Grill is open for lunch Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Philosophy professor Joel Potter to serve as UAA's first faculty-in-residence

As UAA's first faculty-in-residence, Joel Potter will be seeking to build a bridge between academic and campus residential life.

Determined to be civically engaged

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UAA student Moira Phyala's internship with The Washington Center and volunteerism with Planned Parenthood in the nation's capital this summer was an empowering and eye-opening experience. The opportunity ignited Moira's passion for civic engagement. She returns to campus this fall with new energy and enthusiasm that will influence her work with student club Generation Action.

Acclaimed scholar-activist Jackson Katz to speak about manhood and violence against women - Sept. 29, 2017

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Join Dr. Jackson Katz, a pioneer in the fields of gender violence prevention education and critical media literacy, for a free, public lecture Sept. 29, 2017 in the UAA Wendy Williamson Auditorium.

Staff Morale Survey closes Sept. 22, 2017

Please take a few minutes to answer this short survey asking you about your morale as a staff member at UAA. Your responses to the 2017 UAA Staff Morale Survey will inform discussions with administrators and initiatives geared at improving the lives of staff.

All employees must complete Title IX training by Sept. 30, 2017

Title IX: Sex and Gender Based Discrimination Prevention training is one of a number of preventive strategies UAA employs to raise awareness about sexual assault, sexual harassment, stalking, and domestic and intimate partner violence. Training helps change attitudes and behaviors, and UAA requires all employees to complete this training annually.

Scholarships available for women in STEM to attend HERS leadership institute; deadline is Nov. 17, 2017

HERS will offer the Clare Boothe Luce Scholarship for women faculty in STEM to participate in the HERS Institute, a premier leadership development program.

Sept. 22, 2017: Chinese consumers’ preference for Alaska salmon

Join us at ISER to hear what Dr. Zheng learned about Chinese consumers' perceptions about Alaska salmon, and how they value specific characteristics of that salmon.

A week in the life of musician Kat Moore

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Professional musician Kat Moore plays at Williwaw this Thursday, and Mat-Su College's Glenn Massay Theater on Friday. Sound busy? It's not. Take a look inside her big busy life, with shows in Denali and Girdwood, and jams in Homer and Hope, and read more about where to see her for yourself this week.