Education cultivated Ernestine Hayes' talent for expressing joys and heartaches she has experienced because of her Tlingit identity. Now, the UAA M.F.A. alumna is being recognized with the honor of serving as Alaska State Writer Laureate.
Video: Meet Seawolf debater John Macy
John Macy, a UAA philosophy student, was first introduced to Seawolf Debate through a local debate competition. With zero previous debating experience, he decided to participate in a debate on the topic of "Consumers have a duty to buy locally." He won (a $500 Kaladi Brothers Coffee gift card!!!) and has been hooked on debate ever since. Meet John Macy.
Where the welded things are
Meet the power-welding grannies of UAA. Cloaked in face masks, surrounded by sizzles and sparks, the nontraditional students in this one-week short course, offered by UAA's welding and non-destructive testing program, move in when the students head out.