On June 1, UAA will move to Phase B of its COVID-19 response plan. Here's what that means for faculty, staff and students this summer and fall.
May 2020 Archive
IT Services year-end billing
Earlier this fiscal year, IT Services went live with a new ticketing system and has been working diligently to integrate it into and improve our billing system. The new system automates portions of the billing process resulting in more timely delivery of expenses to departments. For example, most parts and equipment expenses have already been billed directly to the provided fund/orgs when the purchase requests were originally made.
Update on budget and preliminary review process
This budget reality brought on by reduction in state funding, declining enrollment and tuition, and the financial impacts of COVID-19 has been unsettling and difficult for all of us, and the board has tough choices to make. Your continued input and ideas for finding solutions to our challenges is vital.
Updates to Alumni Assembly 2020
The annual UAA Alumni Assembly will be postponed from its traditional summer date to fall 2020. The decision was voted on unanimously by the UAA Alumni Association at an emergency board meeting in response to ongoing event restrictions in place due to COVID-19. The rescheduled fall 2020 date will better align with homecoming week at UAA.
Cozy condo (with lots of light!) for rent: August 2020
Starting August 1, 2020, this two bedroom, one bath home will be available for rent. Cozy condo with spacious, covered balcony and carport in Independence Park, south Anchorage. Nice open living room with wood-burning fireplace and lots of windows. Every room has a great deal of natural light.
The fourth state of matter
In the Natural Sciences Building in a windowless room lies a machine named the Multipole Plasma Trap, a stainless steel vacuum chamber designed by Nathaniel Hicks, Ph.D., an assistant professor in UAA’s Department of Physics, who established the university's Plasma Physics Laboratory.
UAA launches new scholarship for Alaskans returning to college
The 49th Finishers scholarship is an exciting opportunity for students to continue their education and earn a degree at UAA. The scholarship is available to Alaska residents who have earned college credits but either studied elsewhere or took a break from school to focus on family, work or other endeavors.
Join the UAA Fitbit Competition
Join us for the UAA Fitbit Competition! Sign up as an individual, UAA department/office, and student organization or club! Participants will record their steps as individuals or teams on their step trackers of choice! And at the end of the summer (July 31st), the most fit UAA office, department, or committee will win the coveted UAA Fitbit Challenge Trophy, while the most fit student organization or club will win $300 toward their organization accounts.
Great camping RV for sale
44,000 miles, 460 Ford engine, generator, new refrigerator and tires, 2 newhouse batteries and fully equipped to go! Many improvements and built-ins, had intended to go cross-country and not going now, set up for 2-3 but have over-cab mattress too. Great camper!