April 2020 Archive

Want to be paid to explore nature?

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Looking for motivated individuals who love to spend the Alaska summer outdoors. The Applied Environmental Research Center (AERC) is looking for individuals to participate in various field projects ranging from moose browse to fish to invasive species to forestry on Joint Base Richardson-Elmendorf (JBER), for the months of May through October (may change based on field season) at a rate of $1,900 per month (participant stipend).

Chancellor update on furloughs

Chancellor Sandeen

This time of year we celebrate commencement and the achievements of our students and faculty. We also mark the end of another academic year and begin to anticipate the next. Fiscal year ’20 has been like no other, and fiscal year ’21 is sure to also be unique with some significant challenges.

UAA IT Services announces 2020 bulk computer order

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UAA IT Services is kicking off the 3rd annual Computer Bulk Order purchase program! UAA departments, including UAA community campuses, and UA units located in the Anchorage area have the opportunity to purchase Dell computers, laptops and monitors at highly discounted prices. With UA Statewide and UAF joining the Bulk Buy this year, we've been able to secure even deeper discounts (up to 30%).

$600 bedroom close to UAA

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We are looking for someone with a similar lifestyle to help fill a room in this 3-bedroom, 1-bath duplex. $600 a month covers all utilities, including water, electric, gas, internet, and trash. Rental is all furnished and ready to go. We are looking for a young, mature and quiet person, and of course no parties or smoking inside.

Office of the Registrar - Degree Completion Specialist Position Open

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UAA invites applications for the position of Degree Completion Specialist within the Office of the Registrar. UAA's Office of the Registrar is a forward-looking group working behind the scenes to find and produce innovative ways to improve the student, faculty and staff experience at UAA.

Office of the Registrar - Transfer Credit Specialist Position Open

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The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) invites applications for the position of Transfer Credit Specialist within the Office of the Registrar. UAA's Office of the Registrar is a forward-looking group working behind the scenes to find and produce innovative ways to improve the student, faculty and staff experience at UAA.

Blackboard summer upgrade on May 8

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On Friday, May 8th, UA Blackboard will be unavailable between midnight and 4 pm. If you noticed our longer outage window, this accounts for both our Blackboard upgrade and a server exchange Statewide OIT scheduled to occur immediately before to enhance system performance.

Save the date: Campus Kick-Off set for Aug. 22, 2020

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Join us on Thursday, April 30, from 1–2:30 p.m. to help brainstorm alternative delivery methods (if necessary) for Campus Kick-Off 2020. Campus Kick-Off will be held Aug. 22 this year, traditionally starting at 5 p.m. in the afternoon. All are invited to come discuss.

University of Alaska implements executive and senior leader furloughs

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University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen and all senior administrators in the university system, including faculty who hold significant administrative leadership roles, will take mandatory furloughs during the coming fiscal year to help relieve budget pressures.

UAA commencement and graduate degree hooding speakers offer their insights

UAA's spring 2020 graduation speakers: Virigna Groeschel, Clare Baldwin and Alex Jorgensen

Meet the three graduation speakers for UAA’s spring Class of 2020 as they discuss perseverance, interconnectedness, community and graduating during a global pandemic. Clare Baldwin and Alex Jorgensen are the student commencement speakers; Virginia Groeschel is the graduate hooding speaker.