This podcast is a recording of the March 18, 2015 budget forum held in the UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 307. The Chancellor’s Cabinet and UAA Budget Director Kelly Thorngren discussed budget challenges for UAA in light of declining state support for FY 2016 and beyond.
Jonathan Adelman, Ph.D., professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, addresses the question: “China in Crisis: Will it Become a Superpower in the Next Two Decades?”
Adelman is both a distinguished scholar and talented public lecturer, with remarkable range and depth. His areas of regional expertise span China, Russia, the Middle East and Israel.
Over the course of his career, he has accumulated a deep record of academic publications, and has lectured at leading universities in Europe and America, including Harvard, Columbia, Berkeley, Cambridge and Central European University in Budapest.
He has also contributed to international diplomacy on behalf of the United States government and business firms, and has been a featured speaker on many international speaking tours. His contributions to public awareness of international affairs include op-eds and guest appearances for leading news outlets, including CNN, the Huffington Post, and Fox News, and he has been quoted by The New York Times, The Washington Post, Bloomberg News and NBC News.
We are especially grateful for the support of Mr. David Gottstein, who has made this lecture possible.
On this edition of Student Storyboard, our guests are Jaime Spatrisano and Alanna de la Pena Bradshaw. Jaime is in the doctoral program and Alanna is in the master’s program. Both are exploring resilience-based research with different Anchorage communities. Jaime is focused on the Nepali-speaking Bhutanese and Alanna is focusing on the transgender community.
They are interviewed here by volunteer host Kathleen McCoy from UAA’s Office of University Advancement. This interview was recorded Friday, Dec. 5, 2015 in the studio of KRUA 88.1 The Edge.
Justin D. Lyons, associate professor of history and political science at Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio, delivered the next talk in the Chartwell Lecture Series. In a lecture titled “Deserve Victory: The Statesmanship of Winston S. Churchill,” Lyons considers the classical idea of statesmanship and ask whether Churchill deserves to be called a statesman.
In this edition of Student Storyboard, political science majors German Baquero and Mark Simon talk about the Madison Cup, working the Nov. 4, 2014 election, and getting ready to be legislative aides in Juneau in the spring semester.
They are interviewed here by volunteer host Kathleen McCoy. This show was recorded at the KRUA 88.1 FM studios on Nov. 21, 2014.