March 2022 Archive

Capitol Report for March 18, 2022

This week marks the halfway point for the constitutionally mandated 121-day legislative session. During the week lawmakers received an updated picture of the state’s finances and President Pitney spoke with Senate Finance Committee members about the university system’s current operations and our budget requests.

April 15: COH Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Symposium

The College of Health invites students, faculty and staff to join us online for the 2022 COH Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Symposium. The symposium is part of the college’s commitment to advancing health equity, justice and wellbeing in our state and beyond.

Residence Life unveils new $1,000 general housing scholarship


Recently, Residential Life unveiled a new $1,000 general housing scholarship to relieve financial costs for students who choose to be a part of UAA’s on-campus living community.

UAA announces 2021 Alumni of Distinction recipients

Congratulations to UAA's 2021 Alumni of Distinction awardees

UAA is pleased to announce the 2021 UAA Alumni of Distinction awards recipients: Alumni Emerging Leader Kira Apaachuaq Eckenweiler; Alumni Humanitarian Amanda Metivier; and Alumni of Achievement Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson. The three distinguished UAA alumni will be honored for their outstanding contributions in their chosen fields and communities at the UAA Alumni of Achievement Banquet on April 23.

An update on the Alaska Native Success Initiative

The University of Alaska Anchorage has a vision to build an Alaska Native community within UAA and be a global leader in Alaska Native student success, teaching and scholarship. These goals are part of the Alaska Native Success Initiative (ANSI) at UAA and require everyone in our community — administrators, faculty, staff and students — to work together. Your work will help create the systemic change needed to foster success and create a place of belonging.

ASAA March Madness Basketball Tournaments at Alaska Airlines Center

UAA is excited to welcome the girls and boys ASAA March Madness Basketball Tournaments to the Alaska Airlines Center this week and next week! We will be hosting athletes from every corner of our great state and there is sure to be amazing skills on display.

March 17: AI webinar to feature Dr. Colin Parris, GE Digital SVP and Chief Technology Officer

AI Webinar on March 17

On Thursday, March 17, from noon-1 p.m., the College of Business and Public Policy AI Webinar series will focus on the fascinating world of digital twin technology. Our special guest speaker is Dr. Colin Parris, the senior vice president and chief technology officer at GE Digital.

Color the slopes Green & Gold! UAA Day at Alyeska is March 17

Join us for UAA Day at Alyeska on Thursday, March 17! Come ready to enter the Seawolf Spirit costume contest in your best Green and Gold attire for a chance to win a gift card from Alyeska Resort.

Help the Consortium Library improve our website

We are looking for student volunteers to help us improve the library website by allowing us to observe you spending about 15-30 minutes performing a set of tasks on the website.

AEDC seeks UAA business or economics student to serve as an intern

AEDC is seeking a two-week intern to perform data gathering for the Cost of Living Index (COLI), a national survey of 260+ communities that measures the average cost of living in an average city in America and then provides analysis of the cost of living competitiveness of all cities participating in the survey. In 2022 Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau and Kodiak participated in the survey.

March Archive