April 2021 Archive

Gordon Hartlieb Hall (GHH) closed May 8-9

The Gordon Hartlieb Hall (GHH) facility will be closed and inaccessible May 8-9. Contractors will be onsite working and the building's electrical system will be shut off for extended periods of time. For your safety, please do not attempt to access the facility during this time.

Looking for a house/cabin for rent starting July/Aug

I am a postdoc at UAA and moving back to AK with my husband and 2 dogs. Seeking a place to rent starting July or August with a little land/space for the dogs. Within 45 min of Anchorage best. Thanks.

Looking for a housesitter?

Planning a trip Outside this summer? My brother and sister in law are planning to come to AK for an extended visit this summer and are interested in a house sitting arrangement. They're both mature, responsible homeowners themselves, are comfortable with dogs and are willing to look after your place while you're away. They're hoping for 3-5 weeks in the June/July timeframe; let us know what your plans include!

Environmental Research Field Work Paid Opportunity

Looking for motivated individuals who love to spend the Alaska summer and fall outdoors. The Applied Environmental Research Center (AERC) is looking for individuals to participate in various field projects ranging from moose browse to fish to invasive species to forestry on Joint Base Richardson-Elmendorf (JBER), for the months of May through November (may change based on field season) at a rate of $1,900 per month (participant stipend).

Planned outage for UA services scheduled for May

On Saturday, May 15, and Saturday, May 22, UAF Facilities Services will be conducting a planned power shutdown to the entire Butrovich Building to prepare for the integration of a new backup generator for the Butrovich Data Center (BDC).

Update on UAA Chancellor Search

UA Interim President Pat Pitney is considering all input as she consults with the Board of Regents on who will fill the role of UAA’s next chancellor. The announcement is anticipated for the week of May 10.

Comment requested: Website Accessibility Policy

Deadline May 10: A new policy has been drafted for website accessibility. This is not a new set of requirements but more of a commitment to our existing resolutions and our aspirations to put students first and embrace diversity and inclusion. View the policy and provide comments.

Nominate a colleague for Staff Recognition Award

Ever wish there was a way to let a staff member know what a good job they do? And wouldn’t it be great to have the opportunity to recognize them? The Staff Council encourages you to submit nominations to recognize a staff member who goes above and beyond. It's a great way to say THANK YOU!

The moment is almost here! Join UAA's spring commencement ceremonies, May 1 and 2

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Join us May 1 and 2 as we celebrate UAA’s spring Class of 2021! The video ceremonies will include messages from Interim Chancellor Schultz, UAA leadership, 2021’s student speakers and feature special performances from the UAA Department of Music. Each graduate will be recognized with personalized slides announcing the accomplishments of over 1,000 new UAA alumni.

UAA to graduate more than 1,000 students this spring

UAA's 2019 Fall Commencement at the Alaska Airlines Center.

UAA is proud to celebrate spring Class of 2021 graduates via video ceremonies for graduate hooding on May 1 and commencement on May 2. The ceremonies will be hosted on UAA’s graduation website and will honor the accomplishments of more than 1,000 certificate, undergraduate and graduate students from the Anchorage campus.