June 2024 Archive

July Training Spotlight: Using AI in the Workplace

In response to the Employee Feedback Survey on employee development, and President Pitney’s priority strategy of creating and enhancing self-service training materials for employees, the UA Talent Acquisition and Development team is committed to providing a broad range of resources focusing on career development, leadership and supervision located through the Employee Engagement & Development Center.

Business alumna blends entrepreneurship and creativity to build Motley Moo Creamery

Calesta Ayer

Motley Moo Creamery is the realization of a childhood dream for Calesta Ayer, as the ice cream shop provides her the freedom to combine her passion for creativity with her business education.

Monthly Summer Bike Rides

This summer, the Employee Experience Department invites you to join our monthly bike rides from July through September! Bike Club is a relaxed ride exploring one of Anchorage's multi-use trails each month.

Alaska Sea Grant to fund $1.2 million in new research

Alaska Sea Grant is excited to announce six new research projects, with over $1.2 million supporting Alaska researchers and graduate students over the next two years. The projects address state and regional issues including coastal erosion, the effect of environmental changes on fish species interactions and marine mammals, environmental stressors on oyster mariculture, and approaches to improving stock assessments.

Turning pain into purpose: Kenneth Sparks' journey of resilience at UAA

Kenneth Sparks

UAA engineering student, Kenneth Sparks channels the grief of losing his daughter into a drive for community change. Supported by his faith and the First Generation Endowed Student Scholarship, he excels academically, demonstrating the transformative power of donor support and higher education.

Jeff Libby named to inaugural UA President's Arctic Professors cohort

Principal investigator for ADAC Jeff Libby speaks during the ribbon cutting celebration for UAA's new ADAC-ARCTIC Center of Excellence for Homeland Security in the Arctic at the UAA/APU Consortium Library.

UAA's Jeff Libby was selected to a cohort of leaders named the President’s Arctic Professors by University of Alaska President Pat Pitney as part of the university’s new Arctic Leadership Initiative.

Top things to do on the UAA campus during summer

Flowers bloom in the UAA 50th Anniversary Garden.

Is there anything better than summer in Alaska? Check out our round-up of the best activities for enjoying the longer days on UAA's Anchorage campus.

Empowering Alaska’s smallest businesses: Alaska SBDC secures second round of $19M funding for Alaska State Small Business Credit Initiative

UAA's Bragaw Office Complex.

The Alaska Small Business Development Center recently announced a second round of $19 million in funding for the Alaska State Small Business Credit Initiative, a federally funded program supporting Alaska’s smallest businesses and most marginalized entrepreneurs, fostering economic growth and job creation throughout the state.

UAA in Photos June 2024: Field Season


Upcoming Gardening Events!

Summer is here which means the plants are in full bloom! Join the Employee Experience Department and UAA Grounds for two events this July! All faculty and staff are welcome and encouraged to join.

June Archive