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March 2022 Archive
State of the University Address will livestream at noon March 3
University of Alaska President Pat Pitney will deliver the 2022 State of the University address Thursday, March 3 in Juneau. The address will begin at 12 p.m. and will be available to watch live on the president's State of the University page as well as on Gavel Alaska live online.
Job opening: Nutrition Educator - Anchorage
The Nutrition Educator in the Anchorage District office will teach approved nutrition curricula to eligible audiences including both direct and indirect educational methods.
Job opening: Program Support Specialist
Are you ready to showcase your exceptional communication and organizational skills? Do you like helping people and solving problems? The College of Arts and Sciences is looking for team-oriented Individuals to join our Academic and Student Support staff.
'Women's history is everyone's history,' says UAA Chief Diversity Officer Jennifer Booz
Jennifer Booz answers questions about Women’s History Month and discusses how women’s history interests with ongoing diversity, equity and inclusion work at UAA and beyond.
Podcast: Alaska Native education and outreach executive director is homegrown UAA
In October 2021, engineering alumna Michele Yatchmeneff accepted the role of executive director of Alaska Native education and outreach at UAA. In this episode of Seawolf Voices, Michele talks about her journey toward earning her doctorate, how impactful it can be to see someone with a similar background as you hold a leadership position, and how programs like the Alaska Native Success Initiative can be scaled up to benefit entire communities.
Slideshow: UAA Legal Studies students have their day in court
In mid-February, students in UAA legal studies professor Ryan Fortson's Trial and Advanced Litigation class had the opportunity to practice arguing a motion in front of a U.S. District Court judge in his courtroom in the James M. Fitzgerald U.S. Courthouse and Federal Building in downtown Anchorage.
UAA’s Center for Human Development is working to better understand brain injuries
In Alaska, brain injuries are particularly prevalent compared to the rest of the country. Alaska leads the nation in traumatic brain injury-related deaths. March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and UAA’s Center for Human Development is engaging in significant work to better understand traumatic and acquired brain injuries in Alaska.