May 2019 Archive
In a 1,000-mile bike race, the biking is the easy part
UAA’s College of Engineering facilities manager Kim Riggs competed in the Iditarod Trail Invitational 1,000-mile bike race. It was a 21-day trek that tested her physical and mental strength to cycle through some of Alaska’s most challenging wilderness.
At your service
Reid Brewer, former director of University of Alaska Southeast’s Fisheries Technology program, will become UAA’s Kachemak Bay Campus director come June. The professor and marine biologist has dedicated his career to connecting the communities he’s lived in through education.
All-women rocketry team breaking more than just the sound barrier at NASA competition
Nine months of hard work will culminate this weekend when a team of UAA engineers travel to Minnesota to launch a rocket capable of reaching the speed of sound.
Advocacy opportunity: Time to contact the Governor
Since the UA budget news coming from the Legislative Conference Committee remains positive, it is now time to contact the Governor’s Office. Show your support, tell your story and advocate against further cuts to UA’s budget.