Watch the rising stars of Alaska's entrepreneurial community pitch their business plans! From a field of 23 to the top six, these founders will vie for prizes and community support during a high-energy evening at the 49th State Brewing Company on April 25, 2018.
April 2018 Archive
May 4, 2018: Dissertation defense by Chris Cavanaugh, doctoral candidate in clinical-community psychology
Building a safer, healthier Alaska through engineering (and bikes)
As a transportation engineer, Robert DeVassie designs roadways for all users, ages and abilities. And as an über-involved resident of Anchorage, he's hoping to lend that engineering expertise to build a better, bike-able city.
CRW Engineering: A hub for cycle-minded alumni
CRW is firmly committed to engineering in Alaska. That's why half its staff — 33 people in total — hold degrees from UAA, and why the company prioritizes a culture that celebrates the outdoors. Read more about the firm's immense UAA connections, and its contributions to our state's cycling scene.
UAA alumna Valerie Baalerud honored with Milken Educator Award
Valerie Baalerud, a local high school teacher who earned both her history bachelor's and a master's in teaching at UAA in 2011, is the only Alaskan to win a 2017-18 Milken Educator Award, out of 44 across the nation.
New edition of 'Alaska Justice Forum' explores legal issues in Alaska
The spring 2018 edition of the Alaska Justice Forum is now available. The research journal, published by UAA's Justice Center, focuses on justice and legal issues in Alaska.
April 26, 2018: Project defense by Celeste Shumate, M.S. candidate in nursing science
On April 26, 2018, Celeste Shumate, RN, BSN, FNP-s, will present her final project, “Postmaster's Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification in Alaska: An Integrative Review," beginning at 10 a.m. in Health Sciences Building, Room 103.