2021 Archive

Winterfest: Star Wars Cosplay Competition — Final day to enter!

In a galaxy far far away, we've all wanted to be a part of the Star Wars universe. Join us for a cosplay competition and share your cosplay of your favorite Star Wars character. Whether it be Luke Skywalker, a stormtrooper or even your pet as an Ewok, show off your love of Star Wars through cosplay!

UAA Ski Team training at Hilltop 11 a.m.-1 p.m. during Saturday's UAA Ski Day

The UAA Ski Team will be training Slalom on their new venue at Hilltop during Saturday's UAA Ski Day between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Come watch your home team sending it on the new Sprint Slalom hill. Wear your Green and Gold and stop by to say hello and meet the student athletes.

UAA Ski Team training at Hilltop 11 a.m.-1 p.m. during Saturday's UAA Ski Day

The UAA Ski Team will be training Slalom on their new venue at Hilltop during Saturday's UAA Ski Day between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Come watch your home team sending it on the new Sprint Slalom hill. Wear your Green and Gold and stop by to say hello and meet the student athletes.

BOR extends fundraising deadline for gymnastics and hockey teams

Seawolf logo against gold-green gradient background

“Today's Board of Regents decision honors the work done by our teams, student-athletes and supporters from across Alaska,” said UAA Director of Athletics Greg Myford. “They have shown the significance and relevance that our programs have. There is still work to be done in terms of getting to the fundraising goals, but the additional time granted today provides great hope behind the existing momentum. My thanks to the Board, President Pitney and Chancellor Schultz for today's outcome.”

Staff Performance Management Guide and Coaching Conversations Training

If you haven’t already done so, now is a great time to begin the staff performance evaluation process. Performance evaluations are designed to engage supervisors and employees about performance expectations and to provide coaching and support to align with both individual and departmental goals in concert with the University of Alaska (UA) mission.

TODAY: 'They Say They Have Ears Through the Ground'

Please join Calista Education and Culture and UAA Native Student Services as we host a Reading and Discussion about the newly released book: Nunakun-gguq Ciutengqertut/They Say They Have Ears Through the Ground: Animal Essays from Southwest Alaska. Presenters include: Mark John, Alice Rearden, and Ann Fienup-Riorden.

TODAY: Local Climate Change Solutions: Land Use and Transportation Panel

Alaska Common Ground in partnership with UAA/APU Books of the Year is continuing our conversation about Anchorage’s Climate Action Plan (CAP) with a series exploring the sectors found in the CAP and going into more depth on how to engage our community in working together towards the goals found in the CAP. This will be an opportunity to inform residents and businesses, and all interested Alaskans are welcome to join us.

Winterfest is here — FREE T-shirts, cash prizes and ski discounts!

Please consider inviting students to go to this year's Winterfest, done in concert with Student Activities and Commuter Programs, and the UAA Alumni Association. Check out the free t-shirts, $100 cash prizes, fun activities and great discounts you and your students can participate in!

UA Interim President Pat Pitney outlines university success, emphasizes stability and a bright future in State of the University address

University of Alaska Interim President Pat Pitney delivered the annual State of the University address Wednesday, Feb. 24 during which she highlighted success stories across the UA system and the many ways the university benefits the economic needs of the state.

Educators Rising Alaska conference scheduled for Feb. 28–March 1

Educators Rising Alaska will host its annual conference virtually Feb. 28-March 1. The theme for this year’s EdRisingAK is “Rising Above Adversity.” EdRisingAK seeks to support middle school through collegiate students as they become Alaska educators.