May 2022 Archive

Capitol Report for May 19, 2022

In a flurry of activity, lawmakers pass the budget and a spate of legislation, including a long-term solution for the Higher Education Investment Fund.

May 19: UAA welcomes Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Alejandra Castillo

UAA is pleased to welcome the Honorable Alejandra Castillo, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development, for a special event at the UAA College of Health. Ms. Castillo will announce new federal support for the UAA Health Expansion and Diversity Project.

Slideshow: Springtime in the UAA Greenhouse

Kagen Silver moves plants out of the UAA greenhouse to acclimate.

Among the many signs of spring visible at UAA, on Monday morning UAA’s grounds maintenance staff were hard at work moving plants out of the university’s greenhouse in preparation for June planting.

Puppy loves and dental gloves: Positive effects of therapy dogs in dentistry

Therapy dog Kiita hangs out with Seawolves.

UAA dental hygiene students recently presented their research on therapy dogs in dentistry. During the presentation, the team discussed the benefits of dental therapy dogs, what kind of specialized training therapy dogs receive and what it might look like to have one in the office.

The spring 2022 edition of Alumni Spirit magazine is now available

Spring 2022 Alumni Spirit magazine cover

The latest edition of UAA’s premier publication is full of stories that shine a light on new developments happening at the university. Read about recent expansions to the School of Nursing, learn about the reimagined honors program that offers flexibility and immersion, preview the initiative to provide resident tuition to all, and more.

Prince William Sound College partners with Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve for student intern program

Kennecott Mines National Historic Landmark in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve.

For years, Prince William Sound College and Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve have been working together through an internship program that helps students and the community.

Premiere of documentary on Vic Fischer, Tuesday, May 17

Invite to Vic Fischer event on May 17, 2022

Vic Fischer, UA Director Emeritus, is featured in a new documentary that will premiere Tuesday, May 17, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Loussac Library. The film is part of the Magnetic North series on Alaskans whose actions and ideas have shaped the history, spirit and values of the state. It is a project of The Alaska Humanities Forum and the Rasmuson Foundation.

May 17: Web Advisory Committee Meeting

Open to campus community, the Web Advisory Committee will meet Tuesday, May 17, noon-1 p.m. via Zoom to discuss our web experiences for students. Non-members are welcome to provide feedback or considerations to the committee during a short open forum portion at the start of the meeting.

Open forums with Director of First Year Experience candidates

Please join us May 9-16 for open forums for the Director of First Year Experience candidates.

Seawolves' 2022 Volleyball schedule, 'Pack the House' promotion unveiled

Aiming for a repeat trip to the NCAA Tournament, the Alaska Anchorage volleyball team learned its roadmap Thursday as head coach Chris Green announced the Seawolves’2022 schedule, including a record-setting opportunity in November.

May Archive