February 2018 Archive

UA president tells Alaskans to be confident in the university

University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen told Anchorage community leaders in his annual State of the University address that Alaskans should have confidence in the university to deliver on its promise to meet the state’s future workforce needs and take pride in the students who are working to populate that future workforce.

Students celebrate the stories of Spenard


Two motivated journalism majors plan to turn their capstone project into a physical magazine for the citizens of Spenard. Be a part of their big vision: The Spenardian Launch Party is March 1 at the Church of Love.

Studying horsepower in the digital age


Justin Gentz loves to go fast. He built his first engine when he was a sophomore in high school. Now, through UAA’s GM Automotive Service Educational Program, Gentz is learning to work on the latest in automotive technology — including some very fast cars.

UAA TRIO Programs hosting food drive around campus through Feb. 22, 2018

Help us fight food insecurity in our community by donating peanut butter & jelly, pop-top canned goods and other easy-to-open foods at bins around campus. Food drive runs through Feb. 22, 2018.

2018 Symphony of Sounds concerts


One of the most unique concert experiences of the year, the Symphony of Sounds at UAA is an extravaganza of non-stop musical entertainment. From classical to jazz, opera to musical theater, this concert aims to please. Tickets are now on sale for 2018 Symphony of Sounds concerts.

Test of on-campus emergency alerting system set for this Friday

A test of the on-campus emergency alerting system has been scheduled for Feb. 23, 2018, at 9 a.m. IT Services has implemented some software upgrades, and we will be activating all Cisco telephone speakerphones on the Anchorage, Eagle River, JBER and Bragaw sites. Note that this alert test will NOT activate your mobile phone, email, text or other methods.

March 6, 2018: Process improvement workshop series launches with 'Chartering Improvement Projects'


March 1, 2018: Free screening and discussion of 'The Drums of Winter,' documentary about Yup'ik culture


Become an ally to the GLBTQA+ community—attend SafeZone training on Feb. 23, 2018

SafeZone Ally Training is a two-hour program that takes participants through a variety of activities aimed at expanding horizons and cultivating thoughts. Attned the next training on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.

Alaska's superintendent of the skies


Aviation management alumnus Jeremy Worrall '02 is now superintendent of Alaska's complex, far-flung and truly unique network of state-operated airports. “Every day, every person in Alaska is impacted in some way by [aviation], whether they feel it or see it or not."

February Archive