2020 Archive

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.

Free HIV screenings on World AIDS Day, Dec. 1

The UAA Student Health and Counseling Center will offer Free HIV screening on World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, to UAA students taking at least one credit. Students must not be COVID-19-positive, not be waiting for COVID-19 test results, not displaying any COVID-19 symptoms and not have traveled in the past two weeks. Call 907-786-4040 for an appointment.

WiFi Router and TV for sale

Linksys Max-Stream AC5400 tri-band Wi-Fi router, 1 year old asking $150 Vizio 24" HDTV, few years old, great picture with remote, asking $75

Get cozy with the new, digital edition of Alumni Spirit magazine

Petri dishes on the cover of fall 2020 Alumni Spirit magazine

In this gratitude-themed issue of UAA’s premier publication, read about how the university’s partnership with local industry professionals produce graduates ready to enter the workforce, meet Seawolf alumni doing amazing work in their communities, and more!

The new Native Student Services

The four alumni staff of Native Student Services

The all-alumni staff at UAA’s Native Student Services talk about the importance of representation and the completely revamped Native Early Transition Program, growing it from a brief introductory phase to a two-year mentorship opportunity and academic pathway.

2020 Posts Archive