December 2017 Archive

Alaska energy database upgrade provides enhanced access to community-level data


Dec. 9, 2017: Author Leland Jones discusses 'Living a Purposeful Life'


All UAA Campus Bookstore events are free and open to the public. Free parking is available* for all bookstore events. See below to learn what's happening during December 2017.

Dec. 7, 2017: UAA art students partner with Anchorage re:MADE for unique fundraiser

Come buy creative, re-purposed items from local artists. The UAA Department of Art is partnering with Anchorage re:MADE for a unique fundraiser Dec. 7, 2017.

2017 Santa Run


Get up, dress up and have a great run! The 2017 Santa Run course is a 2.5K run (one lap) around Goose Lake, stating and ending at UAA.

UAA’s smoke- and tobacco-free initiative inspired Valeria Delgado to take the cause nationwide


As a freshman, Valeria Delgado had no idea that joining her friend for a UAA student club meeting would inspire her to spend the next four years advocating for smoke and tobacco policy change on campus, as well as nationwide.

A career in community service: School of Social Work professor Tracey Burke tackles food security in Anchorage

Professor Tracey Burke, of UAA's School of Social Work.

Tracey Burke, a professor in UAA’s School of Social Work, has dedicated her career to closing the gap between UAA, the community and raising awareness of food insecurity. Her latest collaboration with Catholic Social Services’ St. Francis House Food Pantry is contributing to a wider community discussion on creating a more just society.

UAA congratulates 2017 Alaska Literary Awardees and Connie Boochever Fellows

The Alaska Arts and Culture Foundation, in partnership with the Alaska State Council on the Arts, recently announced the recipients of the 2017 Alaska Literary Awards and Connie Boochever Fellowships. Seven of the nine awardees have UAA ties and we'd like to take a moment to give them kudos. Please join UAA in congratulating the talented community members honored this year.

Volunteers needed for fall 2017 commencement and hooding ceremonies

Commencement season is approaching and we need you to help celebrate our students’ years of hard work and academic success!

Dec. 5, 2017: Chancellor's Holiday Party rolls through campus

The chancellor’s holiday café will be rolling through campus Tuesday, Dec. 5, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Enjoy Kaladi Bros. coffee, Krispy Kreme doughnuts and prizes.

Student Diversity Award application period now open; apply by Dec. 8, 2017

The Diversity Action Council seeks to recognize and empower students to lead change in the community by offering tuition awards of up to $1,000. Applications are due by Dec. 8, 2017.

December Archive