December 2017 Archive

Pamela Cravez shares tales from Alaska's territorial lawyers and judges Dec. 14, 2017


Alaska history from the days before statehood is rich in stories of colorful characters—prospectors, settlers, heroes and criminals. And right alongside them were the judges and lawyers, working first to establish the rule of law in the territory and then later laying the groundwork for statehood.

Lean Six Sigma Training set for Dec. 14, 2017

The Lean Center of Excellence teaches techniques that empower employees to streamline processes and get rid of long-standing institutional frustrations. Register today for free December 2017 training.

Dec. 12, 2017: Late night study session and free food truck eats at the Commons


Waffles and Whatnot food truck will be parked at the Gorsuch Commons for Pancake/Waffle CramJam late night on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 9–10:30 p.m.

Faculty, RSVP for fall 2017 graduation ceremonies

Faculty, you are invited to participate in UAA's Fall 2017 Graduate Degree Hooding and Commencement ceremonies. Please RSVP by Friday, Dec. 8.

Video: Natural sciences student Angela Cook explores supermassive black holes


Natural sciences major Angela Cook was recently awarded an Alaska Space Grant Research Fellowship for her undergraduate research which focuses on modeling supermassive black holes at the center of galaxies.

Home is where the heart is


Ever since Alexandria McLearen was a little girl, there have been three things in life she was sure about: she would attend college, stay in Alaska and pursue a medical degree. Fall 2017’s commencement student speaker gets candid about how family, culture and her love of Alaska influenced her decision to attend UAA.

Graduate research project seeks student interviewees—please share


Slight changes to Seawolf Shuttle schedule during fall 2017 finals week

There is a slight shuttle schedule shift during fall 2017 finals week. Shuttles will begin running an hour earlier, at 6:45 a.m., and cease at 10:05 p.m. Dec. 11-15.

Congratulations, Fall Class of 2017!


Dec. 7, 2017: UAA Staff Council meeting

Join UAA Staff Council at their next meeting on Dec. 7, 2017. All Staff Council meetings are open to the public and all UAA employees are welcome to attend.