September 2021 Archive

National Day of Remembrance for U.S. Indian Boarding Schools

Today, Sept. 30, we are holding space for our Alaska Native and Indigenous communities across the state, the country and Canada for the National Day of Remembrance for U.S. Indian Boarding Schools, National Day of Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day.

Books of the Year talk, 'Changing Minds in a Divided World: The Art of Strategic Dialogue'

UAA/APU Books of the Year, Difficult Dialogues Initiative and the Center for Community Engagement & Learning invite you to a talk by Justin Lee, author of UAA Book of the Year, "Talking Across the Divide: How to Communicate with People You Disagree with & Maybe Even Change the World," on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2:30-3:45 p.m.

Behind the Scenes of NASA JPL with Jordan Ticktin

You may know we have rovers on Mars, but have you ever wondered where on Earth they come from? Go behind the scenes at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory to find out! JPL designs, builds and operates deep space robots to explore the universe and our place within it. This talk by special guest Jordan Ticktin will cover who we are, what we do, how we do it and how space fans like you can get involved.

First Year Advising student assistant needed!

First Year Advising is seeking a student assistant. Apply today!

Sept. 29: Conversation Cafe: Latinx Heritage Month

Conversation Cafe is a series of conversations for students whose identities are being celebrated in each heritage month. These events center on deep conversations about identity, community and specific experiences among those with these shared identities.

Sept. 28: Vax and Snacks

Free Yeti Dogs for the first 80 people to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Not vaccinated yet? Get your COVID-19 vaccine in Cuddy Hall and enjoy a Yeti Dog after. COVID-19 vaccines are available at the Student Health and Counseling Center by appointment for all students, staff and faculty.

Sept. 28: Volunteer tree planting for Chris Turletes

Join the UAA Grounds Department for a tree planting event in memory of Chris Turletes, Vice Chancellor of Facilities and Campus Services from 2004-2017.

Keynote presentation for 'In Tandem With Time, Rivers Become' exhibition

"In Tandem With Time, Rivers Become" is a contemplative installation by multidisciplinary artist Nuttaphol Ma. This space becomes a container for relics and ephemera from Ma's on-going performances titled Stitching Dreams of Leaving, Dreams of Roots. Ma's actions flow as two rivers.

Slideshow: Diggin' bears with UAA Anthropology

UAA Associate Professor of Anthropology Diane Hanson guides anthropology students as they excavate a bear skeleton that has been buried in the forest near UAA since 2019.

Each fall, students taking UAA's archaeology lab learn to excavate and perform artifact mapping at archeology sites by digging up the bodies of dead bears, killed in defense of life or property, that were donated by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and buried years prior.

Seawolf Store closed Sept. 30

The Seawolf Store will be closed Thursday, Sept. 30. Please, plan accordingly if you need to purchase required course supplies such as test sheets, chemistry lab coats or goggles. Normal store operations will resume Friday Oct. 1, 2021. Email uaa_merchandise@alaska.edu for questions.