February 2023 Archive

Seeking Volunteers: Interprofessional Education & Simulation Committees Need Your Help!

The theme the Interprofessional Education is focusing on for this semester is Equity and Poverty.

Seven UAA alumni named Top Forty Under 40 in 2023

2023 Top Forty Under 40 logo

The Alaska Journal of Commerce released its annual list of the top young professionals in the state. Selected from a field of 262 nominations, the 2023 Top Forty Under 40 recipients exemplify excellence in professional and community service.

UAA faculty and students use machine learning to debunk COVID-19 misinformation

Computer screen displaying ChatGPT

Part of the Division of Population Health Sciences and Department of Journalism and Public Communication’s Alaska Public Health Information Response Team project, computer science Professor Shawn Butler has been using artificial intelligence to debunk COVID-19 misinformation on social media with scientifically accurate information from credited sources.

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: One Year Later

The College of Business and Public Policy and the Institute of Social and Economic Research are co-hosting an online seminar with Dr. Chad Briggs on Monday, Feb. 27, from 12-1 p.m.

Cabin Fever Debates Championship: Forgive student debt

Four teams have argued their way to the final round of the 2023 Cabin Fever Debates! While every team participating next Tuesday has already earned a cash award, only one team can earn the top prize of $1000. Free and open to the public!

Accounts Payable Closed and Travel Working Remotely March 10

The Accounts Payable Department will be closed Friday, March 10 due to system upgrades. Additionally, the Travel Department will be working remotely on Friday, March 10 and travel Cards will not be available for pickup on that day.

Join Us! First Friday Emergency Management Training

UAA Emergency Management will be holding an informative training session on Friday, March 3, 2023.

$5000 Selkregg Award - Apply now!

The Selkregg Community Engagement & Service Learning Award of $5,000 supports faculty in developing community-based research, creative activity and course-based service-learning projects.

Take a GER this summer that has no cost for textbooks!

Take a look at the list of general education requirement (GER) courses offered this summer at UAA that use course materials that are zero textbook cost (ZTC) and be informed about which courses might save you money by avoiding expensive textbooks!

Defining and Measuring Equity for Ourselves and UAA

Join the College of Business and Public Policy for the next topic in our DEI+B workshop series, “Defining and Measuring Equity for Ourselves and UAA,” presented by Dr. Diane Hirshberg. This workshop is Friday, March 3, from 12-1:30 p.m. in Rasmuson Hall, Room 110. Lunch will be served. The workshop is limited to 30 participants and is open to faculty, staff and students.

February Archive