September 2020 Archive

Sept. 30: 'Emotional Wellness with Quinn' virtual wellness break

The UAA Employee Wellness Program is going virtual! We have so many ways for you to join us this semester in improving our wellness together. Students from the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation will be leading live wellness breaks, providing quick educational Wellness Minute videos, and Wellness Workshops for you to virtually attend from wherever you are!

UAA Amazing Stories: Tim Gravel

Tim Gravel

Celebrate International Coffee Day on Sept. 29 with a message about staying connected and giving back from UAA accounting grad Tim Gravel, owner and CEO of Kaladi Brothers Coffee.

Job opening: Fiscal Technician 2

Accounting Services is recruiting for a Fiscal Technician 2 to join our team. This is a full-time, regular position in our Disbursements & Agency area responsible for disbursing various aid types in excess of account charges, 3rd party billing processes, and student customer service.

September is National Preparedness Month: Talk to Your Kids

The UAA Office of Emergency Management reminds you to talk to your kids about preparing for emergencies and what to do in case you are separated. Reassure them by providing information about how they can get involved.

Please share your Research and Creative Activities!

The Office of Research is seeking to better support, promote, and connect each of you through sharing information about research and creative activities. These activities are core to the UAA mission and are often synergistic with your teaching and service.

2020 Democracy & Civic Action Week runs Sept. 14-19

Since 2018, UAA's Democracy & Civic Action Week has invited students, faculty, staff and community members to explore diverse perspectives about the role of democracy and civic engagement in the United States. This year's theme is Designing a Future for Democracy. Through a range of activities provided by departments, programs and organizations from across campus, presenters and participants are encouraged to learn from the past, to explore the issues of today and to imagine who we could be as a democratic society.

Sept. 18, 2020: Assessment Seminar/Core Competency Kick Off: Equity Through Transparency in Learning and Teaching

Join Dr. Suzanne Tapp for a hands-on workshop in which you will learn how to TILT a curricular or co-curricular assignment or activity toward greater transparency. Participants should bring an assignment or activity to work on, with a preference for one that aligns with the Core Competency Personal, Professional, and Community Responsibility.

Sept. 18, 2020: Securing Democracy: Addressing cybersecurity concerns around our election

For perhaps the first time, many Americans are genuinely worried about the integrity of our upcoming election. The impact of COVID-19, concerns over gerrymandering, evidence of foreign governments spreading disinformation, changes to voting systems, accusations of voter suppression, and more are creating mistrust about the election process itself. Please join us for an important interactive discussion about cybersecurity and steps you can take to help secure our democratic elections!

Job opening: Assistant/Associate Research Professor, ISER

The Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) seeks outstanding faculty candidates for an Assistant or Associate Professor, non-tenured position; rank commensurate with qualifications.

Structural Racism and Anti-Racist Leadership Programs

With the generous support of the UAA Executive in Residence Program, the Chief Diversity Officer is providing programming to the UAA community on understanding systemic racism and becoming anti-racist leaders.