July 2022 Archive

Dr. Dennis Humphrey appointed interim director of Prince William Sound College

Prince William Sound College in Valdez, Alaska

Through a search committee process, Dennis Humphrey, Ph.D., has been selected to serve as the interim director of Prince William Sound College (PWSC), beginning July 17, 2022. Humphrey’s appointment will run through the upcoming academic year, with a permanent director to be named late in the spring of 2023.

Semester by the Bay student Adina Allen recognized with National Student Exchange achievement award

Adina Allen participated in the Semester by the Bay program while on exchange to the University of Alaska-Anchorage. She delivered two professional presentations, submitted a research proposal, presented a field report in poster form, and wrote and recorded an educational segment for a local radio station.

July 8: 'Birth of Planet Earth' and 'Dynamic Earth' at the UAA Planetarium

We are showing our newest film, Birth of Planet Earth, alongside another fulldome film all about our planet, Dynamic Earth. Presenter, Omega Smith (UAA Planetarian and NASA Solar System Ambassador) will speak about how NASA is studying Earth in many different ways and what we have learned from these missions.

SOE Director ISO house for rent

Greetings, colleagues! I am excited to join the Seawolf family and looking forward to our relocation to Anchorage from northern Idaho. Unfortunately, securing an unfurnished house with fenced back yard that allows pets with a lease start date of August 15-September 15 is proving a challenge.

UAA is a smoke and tobacco-free campus

As the summer continues and we enjoy spending time outdoors in Alaska, we want to remind everyone that UAA is a smoke and tobacco-free campus. UAA has been a smoke and tobacco-free campus since 2015, following a Board of Regents vote to institute this policy on all University of Alaska campuses.

2022-2023 UAA Catalog is live!

Please visit the UAA 2022-2023 Catalog and explore programs, courses and policies! You may need to refresh your browser and clear cache to load the new version. Please let us know if you have any concerns by emailing uaa.publications@alaska.edu. Note that you will be able to generate a PDF copy of the catalog within the next two weeks.

Chancellor update on July 9 Alaska Airlines Center event

I anticipate most of you have seen or heard that next Saturday, July 9, the Save America political action committee will be renting the Alaska Airlines Center to host a rally for several political candidates. Please note that UAA is not hosting the event.

Celebrating Independence Day

UAA will be closed Monday, July 4, and Tuesday, July 5, in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

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