July 2021 Archive

Job opening: UAA Shared Services - Fiscal Technician 3

Shared Services at the University of Alaska Anchorage is seeking a full-time, Fiscal Technician. The position will be led by the Certified Research Administrators and assist with restricted fund pre- and post-award duties such as purchasing, travel, etc.

Thesis defense: ‘Medical implants bioinspired by shark cartilage’ on July 28

Please join M.S. candidate in Interdisciplinary Studies, Evelina Natekin, for a public thesis defense via Zoom beginning at 8 a.m. July 28.

UAA Surplus has great furniture right now for internal (departmental) reallocation!

If you are a UAA department in need of tables (including conference size), chairs, bookshelves, filing cabinets, or other office furniture, please look at the internal reallocation items available at our online site! New items were listed recently and they will go fast!

Dr. Rosay appointed interim dean of UAA College of Health

I am pleased to share that Dr. André Rosay has accepted the position of interim dean of the UAA College of Health (COH). He will assume the role Aug. 1 following Dean Jeff Jessee’s retirement.

Join the Student Advising Center at the College of Business and Public Policy

The College of Business and Public Policy Student Advising Center is in search of a collaborative and motivated advisor who puts students first. We’re a friendly, energetic and proactive team committed to student success. If you’re a student advocate who is excited to learn about the details of programs and procedures, and thrives in a fast-paced, problem-solving environment, please read our position description (position 517426) and apply. Review of applicants begins Aug. 9.

Job opening: Divisional Lead - Administrative and Academic Support Manager

The College of Arts and Sciences is seeking applications for an individual who can ensure the smooth operation of administrative offices that serve the Associate Dean, Directors, Chairs, faculty and students of the Math and Natural Sciences and Social Sciences Divisions. This position fulfills critical office administrative management duties in a collaborative team environment.

Aug. 20: UAA Faculty and Staff Convocation

Join us for UAA Faculty and Staff Convocation on Friday, Aug. 20, 8–10 a.m. in the Wendy Williamson Auditorium and virtually via Zoom. We are excited to welcome you back for the new academic year to celebrate the #UAAmazing work you do in support of our students, institution and community.

A little revamp goes a long way in ensuring student success


A new approach to assessing incoming students and placing them in general education requirement writing classes yielded some pleasantly positive results for UAA students, faculty and administrators.

Students practice high-stakes decision-making during Arctic Security simulation course

UAA Professor Chad Briggs and MPA graduate students Maya Narang and Cuckoo Gupta  demonstrate how their class uses Discord servers and board games to plan and run Arctic Strategy disaster scenarios.

UAA students recently responded to imagined future emergencies, including wildfires and a missing cruise ship, in a role-playing assignment mimicking the pressures and cascading events policy decision-makers face during disasters.

Slideshow: COVID-19 Vaccinations at UAA

UAA's Spirit gets his COVID-19 vaccination at the Student Health and Counseling Center in Rasmuson Hall.

Vaccine appointments are available for UAA students and employees every weekday at the Student Health and Counseling Center. Learn how to sign up, and hear from UAA student leaders as they share their reasons for getting vaccinated against COVID-19.

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