UAA student wins Rhodes Scholarship

Samantha Mack is the first UAA student to be invited to interview for the scholarship, and the first Alaska Native student to win the award.

The benefits of student employment on UAA’s campus

Holding a position as a part-time student employee requires registration in six or more credits in the UA system, as well as maintaining a cumulative grade point average of a 2.0. In addition, more specific requirements, such as a resume or references, are associated with certain jobs.

Get off the couch!

Events to soothe the finals blues, concerts, plays and more.

Medical laboratory science program director to retire after 20 years

Program director Heidi Mannion and adjunct professor David Pierce have kept the medical laboratory technology program alive through creation of a bachelor's degree in medical laboratory science and a certificate in phlebotomy.

West Hall gets lit

The new LED fixtures will save about $80,000 a year of the Housing costs, about 20 percent of the electricity cost.

The bread pudding he never got

This recipe comes with a story

An interactive blend of health care and fitness

UAA's "Exercise is Medicine" club helps to incorporate physical activity into the prevention and treatment of healthcare concerns.

David Ramseur to discuss “Melting the Ice Curtain” and the Cold War

On Friday, Dec. 1, from noon to 1 p.m., journalist and author David Ramseur will be discussing his book, “Melting the Ice Curtain: The Extraordinary Story of Citizen Diplomacy on the Russia-Alaska Frontier,” at the 49th State Brewing Company.

Radical Recreation: Retired Marine pursues career as personal trainer

While Tina Dominguez was in the Marine Corps, she became certified as a fitness coach and fitness nutrition specialist through the International Sports Science Association.

‘Foundations’ at the Hugh McPeck Gallery

The show features work from 100 and 200-level art classes and is on display until Dec. 8 with a Second Friday reception that evening from 5 to 7 p.m.

Get off the couch!

Post-Thanksgiving concerts and dance parties, DIY Night, Quidditch and more.

Latino Student Union shares love of culture with others

"It's an organization that gives voice to our Hispanic community. Our main goal is to get together and make a change, but also for other students of other cultures to join and learn more about the Hispanic culture," Ana Azpilcueta, LSU president, said.

UA contains second highest percentage of in-state students in the U.S.

Ninety-one percent of students that attend UAA are residents of Alaska.

Free Chinese workshops, holiday celebrations

The Confucius Institute hosts events dedicated to helping people gain a better understanding of Chinese culture and language

College Cookbook: Holler for challah

Challah is a Jewish bread typically served during the Sabbath and holidays like Hanukkah

Exercising made fun

Not only is Zumba enjoyable, it's also an extremely good workout. The constant movement often builds up a sweat.

Covenant House: A light in the dark

The shelter held a candlelight vigil and fundraiser to support homeless youth

Researchers present at the Department of Biological Sciences seminar series

Throughout the semester different researchers have presented on a wide range of topics relating to biology

Thanksgiving feast on campus Nov. 23

USUAA invites both students and the Anchorage community to attend

Alaska’s oil money hangover

Atwood Chair of Journalism, Tim Bradner, discussed need to find new solutions for the state's fiscal future

Veterans’ disappearing stories

The Alaska Veterans Museum is working to preserve veterans' oral histories while there's still time

Get off the couch!

Sports, markets, music and more

Annual PB&J drive continues in year eight

“The primary goal of the event is to stock the Emergency Food Cache here at UAA… which directly benefits UAA and it’s students,” Echternacht said.

Student business owner shares his path to success

"I literally had a store in my bedroom. I had tables set up and I was just selling different things. Entrepreneurship was in my blood, if you will. It was something that I found great interest in and just loved to do,” Jones said.

The Chronicles of Yarnia: The crochet, the knit and the cross stitch

Be sure to catch their upcoming sales, and the last of the fall semester on Nov. 21 and Dec. 5 at 11:30 a.m. in the Social Sciences Building.

College Cookbook: Honey garlic ferment

This strong and sweet sauce would make a great addition to a stir-fry, or even hummus.

Radical Recreation: Mixing up happiness

Restaurant hospitality management major Jessica Struempler specializes in making desserts

UAA Atwood Chair to discuss Alaska’s oil money

Tim Bradner is an accomplished journalist who has covered Alaska public policy issues since the 1960s

Student-led Swahili lessons help represent global student organization

Victor Samoei, of Kenya, explains challenges of teaching crash course in complex language

Get off the couch!

A steampunk celebration, movies and beer tasting.

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