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2021 Archive

Big Questions: Weekly Dialogue Series for Spring 2021

Please join us for our UAA Big Questions Series this spring. Follow us at to keep updated on our events.

Job opening: UAA College of Health Student Recruitment Manager

The UAA College of Health seeks candidates for its student recruitment manager position, which plans, develops and implements student recruitment efforts in order to drive statewide enrollment in the University of Alaska’s health and social services degree programs. The student recruitment manager is an integral part of the College of Health’s communications team.

Announcing new UA Board of Regents appointees

Today, Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced two appointments to the Board of Regents. We are delighted to welcome back Regent Dale Anderson, re-appointed to an 8-year term, and new Regent Ralph Seekins, a well-known Fairbanks business owner, UAF business leader of the year [1990] and former state senator.

Job opening: Student Governance Fiscal Technician

Student Life & Leadership is looking for an experienced fiscal technician to research, reconcile, and prepare monthly financial management reports and process daily requests for financial transactions for all of UAA's fund 9 student fee budgets including: USUAA, Student Media, Concert Board, and Green Fee Board. Pay starts at $19.34 per hour.

The CircleIn crowd

Smartphone displaying the CircleIn app

Maintaining connections is a crucial component of student success, but doing so can feel like an uphill battle due to the pandemic. After a well received limited rollout, the universitywide launch of the CircleIn app hopes to provide a solution by giving students a way to communicate, collaborate and earn scholarships.

Spring 2021 Topic Series

UA Human Resources Labor and Employee Engagement continues to offer the Topic Series this spring. The series is a platform for provoking thoughtful and meaningful discussions between UA employees. It operates similar to a book club. You can view topics and sign up for each discussion through the new UA Human Resources training and development webpage.

Slideshow: The UAA 2025 Strategic Plan

Researcher and UAA 2025 logo

The culmination of the entire UAA community listening to each other and learning from one another, UAA 2025 builds on our strengths and focuses resources on delivering high-quality education to meet the needs of the people of Alaska and work toward a better future.

A shot of hope: Pharmacy students contribute to vaccination efforts

A UAA/ISU Doctor of Pharmacy student administers the COVID-19 vaccine to a healthcare worker.

Students from the Doctor of Pharmacy Program understand the personal and historical significance of vaccinating Alaskans against COVID-19. This has left them feeling grateful and excited after they administered hundreds of vaccine doses to senior citizens in recent weeks.

Early notice of townhome rental available for Fall Semester 2021

2 BR, 2.5 bath Townhome on trail system between downtown and UAA, convenient to everything! Bikes available for use, fully furnished, can be rented through Furnished Finders or by contacts given here. Available anytime after Aug 1 and until end of January. This is our home, and we are visiting with family on east coast for an extended period of time this year. Our dates can be flexible. The house includes a gas fireplace and our very special electric sauna on the back deck. Partial Mountain View and creekside as it is at end of development with a park up the street and close proximity to Chester Creek Trail leading to UAA or Coastal Trail and downtown. We have bicycles that you are welcome to use on the trail system. Hospitals are bike-able and walk-able from here. We have a small dog that travels with us, and the house is very clean. We would consider a pet request with a pet deposit. We keep our house very clean, and you would not know that a pet lives here.

Help UAA Nursing Students — take a quick survey!

UAA Nursing Students graduating in May '21 are investigating community environmental health concerns for our final project and we would love to hear from you! Please take a quick survey to let us know what neighborhood you live in and what you care about the most: This survey will be open until Jan. 31. Please feel free to post and forward along, we welcome responses from Anchorage, Mat-Su and Fairbanks. Thanks!