January 2020 Archive

Thawing relations: How climate change shapes Canada's national security in the Arctic and Pacific Northwest

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Miriam Matejova (economist, Environment Canada; fellow, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University) will discuss how climate changes have shifted Canadian perceptions of security in the North and how these changes may affect Alaska.

Jan. 31, 2020: Showcase on UAA teaching and research on climate change

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Climate change is the key issue of our era. Addressing climate change is an “all hands on deck!” situation. Come hear how faculty across the disciplines are taking steps to address climate change by including this critical issue in their classes and/or conducting research. All are welcome.

UAA Surplus Sale — Jan. 31, 2020

UAA Surplus Sale: Electronics, furniture and more!

The next UAA Surplus Sale will be open to the public on Friday, Jan. 31, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the UAA Warehouse. Don't miss great deals on electronics, furniture and more!

$2,500 for early innovation travel grants

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The Alaska Foundational Innovation Corps program, or I-Corps, is seeking new participants who could benefit from a $2,500 travel grant to conduct market research for their idea.

Alaska MEP is hiring!

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The MEP has posted its position for a Customer Service Manager. We are eager to fill this position with a superb candidate who has experience in project/program management, client service management, and/or administration.

Feb. 11, 2020: Healthy Sexuality Fair

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Come explore fun and engaging resource booths from UAA and the Anchorage community. Learn about all realms of healthy sexuality! Also featuring information on winter safety from the School of Nursing students.

Free file cabinets

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Free file cabinets available - one and two drawer.

Initial review date extended! Degree Completion Specialist, Office of the Registrar

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Enrollment Services invites applications for the position of Degree Completion Specialist within the Office of the Registrar. The initial review date has been extended to Feb. 7, 2020.

Sarah Gerken in the case of the fossilized cumacea

Sarah Gerken, professor in UAA Department of Biological Sciences

In 2006, an undergraduate student in the Andes Mountains of Colombia made the astonishing discovery of 200 nearly perfectly fossilized comma shrimp. UAA Biological Sciences Professor Sarah Gerken, the United States’ resident expert in the field, has been working with him ever since to determine their mysterious death.

The plant tomb

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On the west side of campus in Beatrice McDonald Hall is the University of Alaska Anchorage Herbarium, a brightly-lit room with tables stacked high with plant presses and beige metal cabinets filled with nearly 20,000 plant specimens from across Alaska, the Yukon and the Pacific Northwest.