June 2023 Archive

Alaskan innovators awarded $2.5M grant to bring fungus-based insulation solution to global communities

Philippe Amstislavski examines fungi on a log in the woods near campus.

As the demand for sustainable and organic insulation solutions continues to grow Philippe Amstislavski, Ph.D. and professor of Public Health is working on an innovative multidisciplinary project that could solve Arctic communities building insulation issues.

Apply for the ANIROP Coordinator position in Residence Life

UAA's Department of Residence Life is now recruiting for the Alaska Native, Indigenous and Rural Outreach Program (ANIROP) Coordinator. The Department of Residence Life at the University of Alaska Anchorage provides students with a living and learning environment that supports each resident’s academic journey.

PWSC welcomes Dr. Stanley Herman as the new Museum & Community Engagement Coordinator.

We are pleased to introduce Dr. Stanley Herman as the latest addition to our team at PWSC, serving as the Museum & Community Engagement Coordinator. Dr. Herman holds a doctorate and master's degree in Cultural Anthropology and Cultural Resource Management.

Apply today to be a Learning Assistant!

Do you enjoy helping others learn? Would you like experience working with faculty inside of the classroom? If yes, please apply to join the new Learning Assistant Program, become one of the first students in this cutting-edge model, and have one of the most rewarding experiences working with your peers.

Assistant Director -TRIO Student Support Services

Seeking a full-time (12 month) Assistant Director to help oversee UAA’s TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) program. TRIO SSS focuses on financial literacy, career development, professional skill-building, and academic success for limited income students, first-generation students, or students with a documented disability.

4th of July Hours- Creekside, Bear Necessities, Kaladi Brothers Cafe

On Tuesday, July 4, the Bear Necessities and Kaladi Brothers Cafe will be closed. Both will reopen for normal business hours on Wednesday, July 5. Creekside Eatery in the Gorsuch Commons will operate under normal business hours on Tuesday, July 4th.

IT Services TSC Independence Day Holiday Closure

UAA IT Services Technical Support Center will be closed Sunday, July 2, through Tuesday, July 4 for the Independence Day holiday. Normal hours of operation will resume Wednesday, 5 July.

UAA announces naming of Avis Alaska Sports Complex

Chancellor Sean Parnell and alum Chris King at the Avis Alaska Sports Complex

Effective on July 1, the Seawolf Sports Complex will be known as the Avis Alaska Sports Complex (AASC)! Avis Alaska has been a longtime supporter of Seawolf Hockey and our university.

Seawolf Debate Program ends the year with top honors and accolades

Four members of the UAA Seawolf Debate Team

Post-pandemic, UAA’s Seawolf Debate Program hit the ground — and the road — collecting top honors and accolades along the way for a banner debate season.

Building Bridges: How Ahmbra Austin is building a culture of positivity at UAA

Ahmbra Austin portrait

It’s been a whirlwind two years for Ahmbra Austin, UAA’s director of employee experience. Initially hired to revitalize the university’s onboarding process, she quickly learned that new employees weren’t the only ones craving new opportunities for growth and connection.

June Archive