May 2022 Archive

UAA receives $4M grant to bolster health care workforce

UAA health sciences students attend grant announcement event.

UAA’s College of Health received a $4 million federal grant to support Alaska’s health care workforce by expanding key programs and making facility improvements. The announcement, made at the UAA Health Sciences Building by Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Alejandra Castillo, comes as Alaska sees an unprecedented health care workforce shortage.

Summer returns to UAA with music and food trucks

Spirit the Seawolf mingles with fans during UAA's Concert in the Quad.

UAA welcomed students, alumni, faculty and staff to campus for the first event in the Concerts in the Quad summer series. Featuring live music from Jared Woods and food from Yeti Dogs and Papaya Tree food trucks, the event brought together about 150 Seawolves for summer fun.

Nursing alumni take on Alaska's health care needs

School of Nursing student learn to take patient vital signs

COVID-19 illuminated the critical role nurses play in our communities and the importance of having a local, accessible nursing education program in the state. Since early 2020, UAA’s School of Nursing has graduated more than 500 nurses into Alaska’s health care system.

Job opening: School of Allied Health Program Specialist

The School of Allied Health is seeking a highly motivated customer service oriented individual to join our Administrative Team as a Program Specialist.

Save the dates: Concerts in the Quad — June 28 and July 26

UAA Concerts in the Quad graphic featuring saxophonist Bill Hauser

Welcoming students, faculty, staff and alumni to a lunchtime event the fourth Tuesday of the month with music and food trucks.

Annual Valdez Theater Conference takes place June 11-18

The 30th Annual Valdez Theatre Conference takes place June 11-18. This year, there will be 55 developmental Play Lab readings. The authors are in attendance, and afterward, they receive feedback from a panel of professionals.

Dr. Tonia Dousay selected as new director for UAA School of Education

Dr. Tonia Dousay has been selected as the new director for the UAA School of Education and she will begin her role July 1.

Dr. Debbie Craig selected as new dean for UAA College of Health

Following a successful national search, Dr. Debbie I. Craig has been selected as the new dean for College of Health at UAA. She will begin her role July 1.

ISO Rental house for family of 4 plus dog

Myself, husband, two children, and our family dog are trying to relocate from the valley back to Anchorage or Eagle River. My kiddos, aged 8 & 11, spend as much time outdoors as they can, so we're hoping for enough yard space to run around with their dog and get plenty dirty.

'Birth of Planet Earth' premieres at UAA Planetarium this Friday, May 20

We are excited to announce a new premiere at the UAA Planetarium! "Birth of Planet Earth" tells the twisted tale of our planet’s origins. Special guest, Dr. Brandon Briggs, will be presenting after each showing.

May Archive