2021 Archive

Oct. 27: Conversation with the Chancellor, hosted by USUAA

UAA students are invited to a conversation with Chancellor Parnell and the Chancellor's Cabinet on Wednesday, Oct. 27, at 5 p.m. via Zoom.

Dr. Diane Hirshberg appointed ISER Interim Director

Dr. Diane Hirshberg, Professor of Education, has been appointed Interim Director of the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER). Dr. Hirshberg is an 18-year veteran of UAA and ISER, and has served in leadership roles such as President of UAA’s faculty senate and advisor to the Chancellor on Arctic Research and Education. She was the founding director of the Center for Alaska Education Policy Research and is currently Vice-President Academic at the University of the Arctic.

Bakery Cart will re-open for spring semester

The Bakery Cart in Cuddy Hall is open on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon. Please visit our website to see how to place your order and pick up your tasty baked goods!

UAA parking garage rooftops to close after first real freeze

The UAA parking garage rooftops will be closed after the first real freeze more quickly and remain closed until the spring. The safety of our Seawolves is our first priority. We appreciate your patience and understanding.

Webinar: Social Engineering

Please join the UA Security Matters team for their webinar “Social Engineering” on Wednesday, Oct. 20, from noon to 1 p.m. This is the third in our series of security awareness webinars this October, celebrating Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

Dr. Armin Abdihodzic presents a solo classical guitar concert

Armin Abdihodzic free classical guitar concert Oct. 24, 4:30 p.m.

Classical guitar concert at the Anchorage Lutheran Church Oct. 24 at 4:30 p.m. The concert will feature works from classical guitar literature, from Classical masters to contemporary styles.

UAA School of Nursing student job opening

The UAA School of Nursing currently has a job opening for the Student Worker position in the Nursing Skills Labs. This position will be in-person in the nursing labs for the fall 2021 semester and beyond. We currently have a need for Monday through Friday evening shifts (3-7 p.m.).

Advocating for community and students


Tuan Graziano is naturally a leader and as a highly engaged student on and off campus, leading the university’s student body as USUAA president was a clear fit.

Encourage a student to apply for Undergraduate Commencement Speaker!

Do you know someone that should be the voice of their graduating class? Please use this form to encourage a student to apply for Undergraduate Commencement Speaker!

Care Team Case Manager open forums

Please join us for open forums for the Care Team Case Manager finalists. The Care Team Case Manger is a key member of the Dean of Students Office and Care Team and provides case management services, consults with students, faculty and staff, addresses student misconduct cases, and provides outreach and training.