August 2021 Archive

Hiring students for flexible work schedules!

Are you self motivated, enjoy the outdoors, and need a schedule that works around your classes? Come join Parking Services!

CircleIn is back for fall 2021

CircleIn is a peer-based academic and studying resource designed to help students stay organized and manage their coursework, while at the same time offering money and fancy prizes for frequent engagement. See the link to the PDF to find out more information on how you can help our students benefit from the app!

Student job opportunity! Flexible schedules that work for you.

Are you self-motivated, enjoy the outdoors, and need a job that works around your class schedule? Come join the Call Team! Apply online at — Parking Call Team Officer #517629.

Fall Teaching Academy runs Aug. 16-17 with Adjunct Orientation & Academy on Aug. 18

We encourage you to grab your morning coffee or tea and log in starting at 8:45 a.m. Monday to settle in and visit with colleagues as week begin our 2021 Fall Teaching Academy. Our Land Acknowledgement, Words of Welcome and Provost Runge's Plenary Session will begin at 9 a.m. With sessions on almost 30 topics led by 29 members of the university community, there are many options to engage, learn and (re)connect!

Aug. 22: Let's Talk Memoir: UAA Alum Matt Caprioli and Professor Martha Amore Discuss Life Writing in Alaska

Join writer and UAA Professor Martha Amore and Matt Caprioli, author of the new memoir One Headlight and featured on Netflix's Worn Stories, as the two discuss life writing in Alaska, unexpected sources for creative inspiration and the books that most influenced their own writing.

Driving to campus? Take a tip from us!

Commuting to campus is a shared experience familiar to the majority of seawolves at some point in their UAA journey. If you will be parking a vehicle on-campus this year, here is some information you might find useful.

VC for Student Affairs Bruce Schultz to retire from UAA

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Bruce Schultz will be retiring from UAA at the conclusion of this academic year. Bruce’s career at UAA spans nearly 30 years and began as a graduate intern in the early ’90s. During his time here he has made significant contributions to improving the student experience — building a robust student life program and promoting student development.

UA hires Dr. Pearl K. Brower to lead Alaska Native Success, diversity and inclusion efforts

Pearl Brower

In a major step toward improving the success of Alaska Native students, staff, and faculty at the University of Alaska, Interim President Pat Pitney announced today that Dr. Pearl Brower will lead the development and implementation of diversity and inclusion strategies at the university.

2021-22 UAA Shuttle Program Suspension and Review

During the 2020-2021 academic year a collaborative decision was made to suspend on-campus shuttle services. In early 2021, campus leaders again evaluated a number of criteria including, dwindling ridership, appropriate service levels based on reduced ridership trends, funding, and COVID impacts relating to "mass" transit and the decision was made to continue pausing the shuttle program through this academic year.

Provost Message to Faculty - Fall 2021 Guidance

I am so pleased to send you my warmest greetings and heartfelt appreciation as we head into our new academic year. As you are making your preparations, please refer to the below reminders and general guidance.

August Archive