November 2023 Archive

Growing Alaska's research community

The initial cohort of UAA and WWAMI's new NIH-funded Biomed U-RISE program, photographed outside UAA's ConocoPhillips Integrated Science Building. From left: Bryce Inman, Hanna Whang, Holly Martinson (co-PI), Alyssa Samson, and Steven Cherry.

UAA alumna and associate professor Holly Martinson hopes the new Biomed U-RISE program "lights a fire" in Alaska's research community by empowering undergraduate students with lab experience, mentorship and financial assistance. Martinson and co-PI, Professor Tracey Burke, welcomed the first cohort this academic year and will soon open applications for cohort two.

Podcast: Directing Native Student Services and the delicate balancing act of parental encouragement

Jason Hotch

In this episode of Seawolf Voices, business alumnus and Native Student Services director Jason Hotch talks about transitioning from working in business to education, resisting the need to rush things unless you absolutely want to, and making education more equitable for everyone.

Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska, University of Alaska Anchorage Partner to Promote Behavioral Health Careers

Psychological Services Center

Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska is supporting a new video campaign with the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) to encourage people to pursue careers in behavioral health, which includes care for mental health conditions and substance use disorders.

Community Engaged Student Assistant applications open

Community Engaged Student Assistant (CESA) applications for spring 2024 are now available! CESAs support faculty in their teaching, research, or in a creative activity.

Pattilyn Drewery Memorial Endowment for Community Access

Journalism Students

The Pattilyn Drewery Memorial Endowment for Community Access at UAA supports classes, workshops, production expenses, equipment and scholarships for students pursuing Department of Journalism and Public Communications related studies while honoring the life of a remarkable woman.

Applying to the UAF Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies

Lunch with UAF Graduate School Director, Rich Collins, and learn how to prepare a successful application for the Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies. A current Ph.D. student will share her real experience. Lunch will be provided.

Free Lunch, Llamas and Health Fair!

Free soup lunch, llamas and a health fair will be happening in Cuddy Hall and Quad on Wednesday, Dec. 6 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.! Students can get a free soup meal, take pictures and interact with llamas (11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.), and visit community partner tables providing resources and swag!

Seawolf Marketplace

Seawolf Marketplace lovers - we're giving the menu a spring makeover and want to hear from you! Please take a few minutes to complete this survey; your responses will be used to help us craft our spring semester menu.

Chancellor’s Holiday Cafe: Dec. 6

‘Twas the week before finals and all through the U, Students were stirring, staff and faculty, too. Books open and sprawling, no desk was bare, In hopes semester’s end soon would be there.

UAA Student Diversity Awards & Scholarships- Nominations and application open now!

The UAA Equity Action Committee is excited to invite your nominations for the 2024 Student Diversity awards. More information and nomination forms can be found at the Student Diversity Awards website. This year, nominations and applications (self-nominations) will be accepted by faculty, staff or students.

November Archive