March 2022 Archive

March 26: Alaska Health Education Summit

Launch your health career at the UAA Health Education Summit on Saturday, March 26, held virtually on Zoom from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Explore degrees in medicine, behavioral health, nursing and other high-demand fields. Talk to experts about how to find the right health career for you. Plus, learn what it means to practice healthcare and social services in the real world. To learn more and register for this free event, visit

March 25: Women in Engineering Night

Women in Engineering Night gives students and professionals a chance to make lasting connections. We will host a game of Kahoot, have speed-mentoring sessions where you can ask professionals about their daily routines as engineers, advice on classes and career paths, work-life balance, and anything else you’d like to know about, and have a speaker from Boeing! Food will be provided!

Like bikes? Off the Chain student night is April 4

Off the Chain is Anchorage's bicycle collective. We have tools, space, parts and know-how to help you fix your bike. We also fix donated bikes to get them back on the road. Stop by student night to crank on bikes and learn more about volunteering this summer.

A 'mindset of joy' helped UAA gymnastics overcome obstacles this season

Seawolf Gymnastics team member Alyssa Manley competes on the floor during a meet against Centenary. (Photo by Skip Hickey / UAA Athletics)

Athletes overcame the stress of fundraising and inexperience to conclude a solid season with many career highs. The team’s final competition was Saturday at UC Davis.

Business Plan Competition finalists to square off in Perfect Pitch finale

Competition organizer, department chair and UAA Professor of Entrepreneurship Dr. Helena Wisniewski with cnompetition judge Jim Kostka, chief operating officer and owner of Alaskan Data Solutions, after the College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP) Business Plan Competition "Perfect Pitch" event. (Photo by James Evans / University of Alaska Anchorage)

The Business Plan Competition is more exciting than ever, according to organizer Dr. Helena S. Wisniewski. “The finalists are outstanding. The program was just starting out when the pandemic hit, so this is the first year we will have an in-person finale.”

Job opening: Accounts Payable & Travel Student Assistant

The UAA Accounts Payable & Travel Department is seeking applications for a Student Assistant C position to assist with reviewing travel expense reimbursements and direct pay/employee reimbursements, filing, communicating with students, staff, faculty and vendors professionally, loading and indexing files into our electronic file retention system, and assisting the AP/Travel Manager as needed.

TODAY: Registration brown bag session

The Office of the Registrar invites you to a registration brown bag session. If you are having to answer student questions about registration, you may find this session very helpful. We will discuss registration eligibility, priority registration, dates, and deadlines, overrides, waitlists, troubleshooting and useful Banner screens.

Department of History hosts roundtable examining the Russian invasion of Ukraine


UAA’s Department of History recently hosted an in-person and virtual roundtable on The Misuse of History and the Russian Invasion of Ukraine, with faculty from UAA and Kenai Peninsula College’s history departments.

Represent your department for Giving Day 2022

UA Giving Day 2022 is Nov. 2-3! I am already planning for this important day, and I need your help. UA Giving Day is 49 hours where UAA, UAF, UAS and the UA Foundation and our supporters come together to advocate why it is important to support higher education for the future of Alaska.

March 23: Opioid Crisis: Where do we stand?

Join us for a panel moderated by Professor Judy Gette (Human Services & Behavioral Sciences) for an information session on the opioid epidemic by hearing from the frontline concerning the crisis in our community. Get Zoom information at

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