November 2017 Archive

UA Board of Regents approves FY19 budget requests with emphasis on strategic investments, approves tuition increases

Acknowledging the University of Alaska's important role in building the state's economy and future workforce, the University of Alaska Board of Regents approved an FY19 operating budget that includes funding for a range of key strategic investments and tuition increases for academic years (AY) 2019 and 2020 at its recent meeting in Anchorage.

Nov. 17, 2017: Going away party for Marnie Kaler

After 13 years of service at UAA, Marnie Kaler is moving on to her new position as Director of Recruitment, Admissions and Advising at UAS.

How UAA’s Justice Information Center is using data to help policymakers


Since the mid-2000s, policymakers in Alaska and nationwide are looking to make better informed decisions on policy regarding criminal justice reform. That is where UAA’s Alaska Justice Information Center comes in—an independent research center to provide data for lawmakers, to help them make evidence-based decisions on policy statewide.

Nov. 17, 2017: How does human development influence black bear behavior and demography?


UAA's Dance in Performance takes center stage Nov. 15–19, 2017


Diversity in choreographic styles and movement ideas distinguishes this popular production. The Harper Studio theater will be bursting with energy as the next generation of Alaskan contemporary choreographers share eight dynamic dances in an evening packed with creative innovation and over two dozen performers.

Dec. 7, 2017: UAA Wind Ensemble presents an evening of beautiful orchestral music


For this concert, Wind Ensemble will join forces with UAA's Sinfonia to bring you an evening filled to the rafters with beautiful orchestral music. Tickets are on sale now for this Dec. 7, 2017 performance.

Life is a highway

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Meet Pat and Patti Truesdell, a pair of alumni who — after putting four kids through college — decided it was their turn to earn degrees and chose UAA to do so.

Days of our knives


Want to see where Alaska’s butchers and bakers and crème brulee makers get their first taste of a culinary career? Enjoy this backstage tour of one day inside Lucy Cuddy Hall, home of UAA’s Culinary Arts program.

Nov. 9, 2017: UA Board of Regents meeting and public gathering


Nov. 9, 2017: UAA Atwood Chair Tim Bradner to give public lecture on Alaska’s oil money

The University of Alaska Anchorage will host a public lecture by Atwood Chair Tim Bradner on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m., in the UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 307. Bradner’s talk will focus on how Alaska has used its oil money over the last four decades.

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