Food, fun brings foreign students together

International students received a special introduction to the University of Alaska Anchorage on Aug. 27 at the Student Union Den. The International Student Orientation, organized...

New signs in place

The first phase of a major signage facelift at the University of Alaska Anchorage is nearly complete but not without causing some confusion on...

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FRIDAY, AUGUST 20 You can run but you can"t hide 6:42 p.m. While on patrol, an officer observed three juveniles skateboarding near the Wells Fargo Sports Complex....

Convocation honors faculty

Over 200 University of Alaska Anchorage staff, faculty and students gathered at the Wendy Williamson Auditorium Aug. 26 to discuss the state of the...

Plagiarism prevention site Turnitin.com on its way to UAA

Citing a rise in academic dishonesty cases, the University of Alaska Anchorage is seeking to establish an account with Turnitin.com. Advertised as 'plagiarism prevention,' the...

Aramark gets new chief

Changes are taking place at campus eateries after the hiring of a Rick Leibowitz. Leibowitz replaced Michael Cervantes in June as the Aramark food...

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Parking permit update Parking permits must now be purchased online at www.thepermitstore.com. Parking Services, located on the lower level of the Student Union, has...

New facility proposed to unify research

The University of Alaska Anchorage is in the business of breaking ground lately: a year-old parking garage, a state-of-the-art Consortium Library, new digs at...

Nobel laureate assesses Alaska issues

“Globalization is a new word for an ancient world process,” Nobel laureate Vernon Smith said. Smith lectured Sept. 4 at the University of Alaska Anchorage’s...

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Team in training marathon Walk Marathon for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society will host a Kick-Off and Sign-Up Party on Aug. 2 in the Campus...

UAA wants your help!

The university is looking for a few good names to help make campus navigation easier for first time visitors. The week of September 8,...

Naming committee mulls over options

The University of Alaska Anchorage Naming Committee held an open forum last Wednesday to allow the campus community to give input in the renaming...

Crunch

The University has three sources of funds: Unrestricted (general fund, UA receipt, etc.) Restricted (federal/state funds for grants/contracts) Auxiliary (bookstore, housing, health center, parking) The percentage of funding for schools and...

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August 10 Words carry weight 11:38 a.m. – A housing guest called expressing concern for a companion that had left the apartment after making suicidal statements....

The low down, down south

University of California, Davis University credit cards used to take thousands from area casino A UCD financial clerk faced arraignment Friday in Yolo County Superior Court...

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First lady likes UAA’s LitSite The University of Alaska Anchorage’s “Litsite Alaska” has attracted attention from first lady Laura Bush. The Website is devoted to...

University offers new programs

This year the onset of fall semester at the University of Alaska Anchorage brings with it the advent of four new programs approved earlier...

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Human Resources offers basic supervisor training Human Resource Services is offering basic supervisor training free to the UAA community. New and experienced supervisors are encouraged...

Computer curriculum updated

Recently, statistics from the Department of Labor have shown that there is a greater need for short-term training in business and technology-related fields. The associate...

Designed to delight

More than 700,000 books are on the move at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Library staff members are preparing for the big move to...

WolfLink to feature evaluation results

Any University of Alaska Anchorage student who’s tried to find information about a prospective class and professor knows there are several resources available, from...

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Iowa State University Satire ad pokes fun at coaches A newspaper advertisement combining beer, ISU athletics director Bruce Van De Velde and former ISU basketball coach...

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July 16 Beer league all-stars 6:19 a.m. University Police received information that there were some baseball players in the lobby of East Hall who were intoxicated...

Chancellor Gorsuch announces retirement

University of Alaska Anchorage Chancellor Edward Lee Gorsuch has announced that he will be retiring in June of 2004, ending a career that has...

Moving in and moving up

What once was a shopping mall, movie cinema and adolescent loitering zone has now morphed into an elaborate higher-learning facility. After dropping $12 million...

Tuition hikes, budget requests and debates, oh my

Get out your wallets, students. Beginning next fall, a 10 percent tuition increase will go into effect for most University of Alaska campuses. The...

High school seniors state their opinions of UA

Expect to see some new advertising campaigns and bombardments of information about the University of Alaska. UA is out to combat its image of...

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UA names associate vice president of development The University of Alaska has named a new associate vice president of development to provide leadership and coordination...

How do you plead? Ummm…

I have to go to court to enter a plea. What is the difference between guilty, no guilty and no contest? When you are issued...

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Nov. 6 Changing lanes 2:14 a.m. – While patrolling Dale Street and 42nd Street the University Police Department observed a vehicle make a turn almost striking...