November 2020 Archive

Join the honor aisle at UAA’s fall virtual hooding and commencement ceremonies!

We miss our grads on campus and know you do too! Be a part of the virtual faculty and staff honor aisles for our fall hooding and commencement ceremonies by submitting a photo or video of yourself congratulating our graduates. We want your photo or video messages from wherever you are – at home, on a walk, or hiking in the great Alaska outdoors – letting our students know we miss them and are proud of them.

Update on Anchorage Emergency Order EO-16

Last Wednesday, Nov. 25, Acting Mayor Quinn-Davidson announced Emergency Order EO-16, which goes into effect tomorrow, Dec. 1, and continues through the end of December. The new emergency order stresses the necessity to limit outings and physical contact with those outside our households but also places specific restrictions on certain businesses and activities, mainly those that occur indoors and cannot accommodate face coverings and strict social distancing.

Ready for the main event

Evelyna Caldwell

UAA prepares students for their careers with academic programs — both in long-standing and emerging fields — that offer skills-based curricula built in consultation with community partners and industry professionals.

Listen to the second episode of Seawolf Voices

Economics alumnus and Anchorage Police Department Chief Justin Doll

In our second episode, economics alumnus and Anchorage Police Department Chief Justin Doll talks about his nontraditional student trajectory, how he discovered his passion for public service and the importance for law enforcement to maintain a dialogue with the community.

A Changing Kenai Peninsula: Climate Change's Possible Impact on the Future of Hunting and Fishing

Kenai Peninsula College Showcase Series and UAA/APU Books of the Year Program invite you to: A Changing Kenai Peninsula: Climate Change's Possible Impact on the Future of Hunting and Fishing: Where We Are, How We Got Here and Where We Might Be Heading. A two-part series: Dec. 2 and Dec. 9, at 6 p.m.

Anchorage UA Procurement and Contract Services relocated to Bragaw Office Complex

The Anchorage UA Procurement and Contract Services office will relocate from the University Center to 1815 Bragaw Street, Suite 101 on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. The new location will be a shared space with UA Land Management.

Job opening: UAA IT Services Network Engineer

UAA IT Services s is seeking a highly qualified individual for the role of Network Engineer. The ideal candidate will have a solid background with a wide variety of Cisco routing, switching, security and wireless products. UAA IT Services is a great place to work, with a positive team dedicated to student, faculty and staff success.

IT Services announcement about Adobe Flash

Starting on Dec. 31, 2020, Adobe will no longer distribute or update Adobe Flash Player, and web browsers (Safari, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Opera, etc.) will no longer support the Adobe Flash Plugin. As a result, UAA computers will no longer be able to run any Flash-based websites or applications. Adobe Flash has long been a source of security vulnerabilities that allow attackers to install malware, execute commands, and takeover of computers when visiting malicious websites.

Happy Thanksgiving, Seawolves

As we head into the long weekend, I want to wish you all a safe, happy and healthy holiday. For many of us, Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the blessings in our lives and spend time with those we hold dear. It has been an unprecedented year for all of us, and this will serve as a much needed opportunity to relax and recharge.

Variant Lit publishes UAA professor's sophomore chapbook of poems

Variant Lit will publish Associate Professor of History Ray Ball's fourth book in December of 2020. "Lararium" is Ball's second book of poems. It centers on the author's relationship with her deceased father, a zoologist who specialized in reptiles and amphibians. These poems explore themes of family, ecology, history, animal behavior and climate change. Evoking the piney woods of east Texas, the shrinking glaciers of Alaska and the ruins of Pompeii, "Lararium" contains lyrics of loss and narratives of hope in the face of despair.

November Archive