January 2022 Archive

Best of luck to the Seawolves competing at the 2022 Olympics in Beijing

JC Schoonmaker and Hailey Swirbul.

Representing the U.S. on the Nordic Ski Team is current Seawolf JC Schoonmaker and former Seawolf Hailey Swirbul. Physical education alumna Casey Wright will ski for Australia, and natural sciences alumnus Mat Robinson will play hockey for Canada.

NCBI Social Inclusion & Equity Half-Day Exposure Workshop

UAA is a campus affiliate of the National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI), an international leadership organization that works with colleges, universities and government agencies to create communities of belonging, increase cultural competence and eliminate racism and other forms of oppression.

Education Abroad programs open for UAA students!

UAA Education Abroad is an opportunity for UAA students to study abroad or participate in an internship or service learning experience in another country while still receiving academic credit towards their UAA degree! Students can choose programs from all over the world, use their financial aid to pay for program fees, and go abroad for the summer, a semester or an academic year.

Get free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests

Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. Order your tests now so you have them when you need them. Visit covidtests.gov to order free at-home tests.

Bring the Disrupt Aging Classroom to your spring course!

Disrupt Aging Classroom is a two-hour, interactive curriculum that challenges students to examine their aging perceptions and think about how the growing aging population is relevant to their personal lives and future careers.

Faculty Learning Community on Scholarly Writing: Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks

Do you have a conference paper languishing? A data set that needs your attention? Grab your laptop and join others for a block of quiet, uninterrupted writing time.

Capitol Report for Jan. 28, 2022

In the second week of the regular legislative session, UA Interim President Pat Pitney spent time in Juneau presenting to several legislative committees, and Governor Mike Dunleavy outlined his visions for Alaska’s future in his State of the State address.

Alaska Environmental Conference - free student opportunity!

Here’s an exciting opportunity for up to 100 full time UAA students with an interest in environmental issues: the UAA Books of the Year program has partnered with the Alaska Forum on the Environment to offer no-cost attendance at the annual Alaska Forum on the Environment conference, which will be virtual this year Feb. 7-10.

Do you work with minors?

Protection of Minor Program: Are you or someone in your department involved or plan to be involved with minors, examples might be but are not limited to conducting camps, clinics, workshops, any activity involving minors. Events that are sponsored by a college, school, department, office, organization, or another unit of UAA and located on or off-campus.

Corrie Whitmore elected as board president of American Evaluation Association

Corrie Whitmore

Congratulations to Corrie Whitmore, assistant professor of health sciences, on being elected as president of the Board of Directors for the American Evaluation Association, a professional association of evaluators with approximately 6,000 members representing all 50 states in the U.S. as well as more than 80 foreign countries.

January Archive