2023 Archive

Finalists to Compete in Perfect Pitch, April 7

The UAA College of Business and Public Policy Business Plan Competition will conclude on Friday, April 7, from 5-7:30 pm with Perfect Pitch, a free event held at UAA’s Rasmuson Hall.

May 11 Annual Assessment Retreat: Focus on Intercultural Fluency

We all play a role in modelling, demonstrating, and providing learning opportunities for the core competencies. Following the pattern of the last few years, the Annual Assessment Retreat will broaden out to include folks from across the institution to continue our conversation about the Core Competencies, in particular Intercultural Fluency.

Pricing Wildlife and Outdoor Recreation

What’s the value of a bear in the wild? How much is a dipnetting trip worth, and is salmon caught while dipnetting more valuable than commercially-caught salmon? Lots of things in nature don’t have a market price, but economists “put a dollar” on them anyway.

Honoring Mary Louise Rasmuson: School of Social Work faculty Vanessa Meade instrumental in Alaska VA renaming

Vanessa Meade addresses the crowd of veterans and dignitaries

On Feb. 24, the Alaska VA Clinic was officially renamed the Colonel Mary Louise Rasmuson Campus of the Alaska VA Healthcare System, a collaborative effort that included both Alaska senators and U.S Representative, as well as the invaluable contributions of Assistant Professor Vanessa Meade in UAA’s School of Social Work.

Logan Wieland Thesis Defense, MS Candidate in Applied Geological Sciences

Examining the development and formation of pingos (perennial mounds of massive ice and permafrost soils) can help reveal the response of periglacial landscapes to past and future hydroclimate variability.

Job Opening: Program Director for Peer-to-Peer Retention Initiatives

The UAA Learning Commons under the Office of Student Success is excited to hire a Peer Programming, Mentoring, and Coaching Program Director to support the academic development and educational goals of all UAA students through peer-to-peer (near peer) programming.

Economic Policies and Maternal and Infant Health

Maternal mortality in the US is more than four times higher than that of Germany and Sweden and nearly three times higher than that of the UK. Further, the rate of maternal mortality in the US is rising, having nearly doubled over the past three decades.

Guest Artist Concert: Dieter Hennings (classical guitar)

A visiting guest artist to the UAA Music Department, classical guitarist from University of Kentucky, Dr. Dieter Hennings-Yeomans, will present a concert on Saturday, April 8, in the UAA Recital Hall. This is a ticketed event.

Experienced educator seeks housesitting or short term rental in June

As part of the UAA Summer Engineering Academies, experienced educator Ben McLuckie will be traveling to Anchorage from Southeast Alaska to teach camps on robotics and 3D design. He is primarily seeking housesitting opportunities during the month of June, so if you are in need of a house sitter during this time, then he would be a great candidate.

UAA Dance in Concert Retrospective 2023 at the Anchorage Museum

UAA Dance in Concert Retrospective 2023 performs from the atrium to other galleries located museum-wide for First Friday, April 7. This annual and final event produced by the UAA Dance Program, Department of Theatre and Dance, will present new choreographies and repertory work, one livestream dance event, and the premiere of five dance films.

2021 Posts Archive