January 2024 Archive

Presentation by Dr. Ariel Taivalkoski in the Department of Anthropology

Dr. Ariel Taivalkoski will present 'Climate or Culture? Human-Bird Dynamics in the Aleutian Islands'. Dr. Taivalkoski is a candidate for a faculty position in the Department of Anthropology & Geography

Ways of Knowing Panel Discussion now available online

Now available for on demand: Jane Hirshfield joins a distinguished panel of Alaskans to consider "Ways of Knowing: Poetry, Science, and the Environment.”

Alaska Hospitality Career Fair

Excitement is brewing as we gear up for the Alaska State ProStart Hospitality Career Fair on Monday, February 5th, 2024, hosted at Cuddy Hall on the UAA Anchorage campus in a partnership with AlaskaCHARR Educational Fund!

Panel on the film 'Killers of the Flower Moon'

In celebration of Elizabeth Peratrovich Day, this event is co-sponsored by the Alaska Native Studies program (AKNS) and the Consortium Library. The panel features Rebekah Horsechief (Osage/Pawnee), Ian Hartman (Chair of History), Rebecca Maseda (Language Department) and Maria Williams (AKNS). The event is facilitated by Deborah Mole.

Summer Temp Positions - Housing Discount Available!

Apply now for a summer temp housing position: maintenance, custodial, event services or event services intern.

UAA receives $46M from Department of Homeland Security to lead Arctic homeland security

Arctic Research

The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate granted the University of Alaska Anchorage $46 million over the next ten years to lead a consortium of U.S. academic institutions and partners for the newly established Arctic Domain Awareness Center (ADAC)-ARCTIC Center of Excellence (COE) for Homeland Security in the Arctic.

Improving care through simulation

Students Gabriel Caterinicchio, Angellynndiite Maiava, Enoch Schnyder, and Kole Rhodes treat simulated participant performer Adam Lasalle during a 3-station rapid-fire trauma series of simulated encounters for students in Chris Lau's EMT A130 course in UAA's Allied Health Sciences Building.

Students in fall's EMT 130 — Emergency Medical Technician I burnished their clinical and decision-making skills in a trio of rapid-fire trauma simulations, thanks to a first-time partnership between the Fire and Emergency Services program and the Interprofessional Health Sciences Simulation Center.

Application review date for Professional Development Support is approaching!

Staff Alliance is once again offering support for staff for activities that directly support their professional development in FY24.

CLEP-A-THON on JBER at the Airforce Education Center

A CLEP-A-THON is a drop in test day or week that allows the test taker to take as many CLEP exams as they can. Examinees will still be required to register but can do so onsite with assistance from test center staff.

'A community of learners'

A student enters the Learning Commons' new location in the Consortium Library. (Photo by James Evans / UAA)

The Learning Commons' new location on the first floor of the UAA/APU Consortium Library serves as a hub of student engagement and learning at UAA with a community-centered design, creative study spaces and free support services available in-person and online.

January Archive