Faculty and students at the University of Alaska Anchorage continue to make important strides in Arctic research, thanks to the support of ConocoPhillips Alaska. UAA announced today that five proposals have been selected to receive ConocoPhillips Arctic Science and Engineering Endowment awards totaling more than $440,000.
December 2017 Archive
UAA announces winning proposals for 2018 ConocoPhillips Arctic Science and Engineering Endowment award
UA scholarship application for 2018-19 now available
The 2018–19 UA scholarship application is currently available. It is a new and improved application that’s even more student-friendly and intuitive!
Time sheets must be approved by 5 p.m. Dec. 22, 2017
The upcoming university closure for winter break (Dec. 23, 2017–Jan. 2, 2018) severely reduces the amount of time available to enter, edit and correct the payroll run.
Demry Mebane: “The opportunities are seemingly endless. That’s why I’m still here.”
If you’ve been a student in the last few years, you’ve surely seen Demry Mebane. A member of Seawolf Debate, Model UN, USUAA and more, he's been on stage with Bill Nye and behind the scenes advocating for students during his time on campus.
UAA’s Community Engaged Student Assistants play a vital role in aiding professors with their community-engaged projects through the university’s Center for Community Engagement and Learning, while also gaining a valuable, hands-on learning experience for themselves.
Reduce, reuse, recycle: How one UAA professor is educating students on the art of upcycling
This fall, Herminia Din’s Introduction to Art Education Class learned about the art of upcycling. Partnering with local nonprofit Anchorage re:Made, her students were not only tasked with transforming discarded "junk" into art, but also how to market and host an art showcase event.
Preparing for an invasion in the Bering Sea
Thanks to the polar cold, Alaska's oceans are largely free of invasive species. But that's changing... quickly. Biologists at the Alaska Center for Conservation Science, a research arm of UAA, recently concluded a three-year study ranking 46 economic and ecologic threats to the rapidly warming region.