Professor Michael H. Crawford, University of Kansas, 'Settlement of the Aleutian Archipelago: Genetics, Environment and Subsistence'

2013-03-27 by

Michael H. Crawford is a professor of biological anthropology and genetics at the University of Kansas. He has published more than 250 academic papers in a long career that began with a doctorate from the University of Washington.

His research reflects areas of interest within anthropology and archaeology, but also within the biological sciences.

This event was sponsored by the UAA Anthropology Club and recorded on March 18, 2013.



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Professor Michael H. Crawford
Bio page, University of Kansas
Laboratory of Biological Anthropology
Website, University of Kansas
UAA Anthropology Club
Contact page

2013 Women's History Legacy Lecture: Natasa Masanovic 'From Istanbul to Anchorage, a Journey Through Languages and Cultures'

2013-03-26 by

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Natasa Masanovic, associate professor and chair of the Department of Languages, shares some of her life experiences. Learn why she decided to become a language and literature professor and why she finds the role personally rewarding. We hope her story will encourage others.

Kimberly Pace, professor of Political Science and director of UAA’s Women’s Studies, introduced the event. It was recorded at the UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 307, on March 21, 2013.



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For More Information:

Green & Gold News
Announcement of the 2013 Women's History Month Legacy Lecture
UAA Department of Languages
Website
Natasa Masanovic
'I AM UAA' profile
Kimberly Pace
Bio page, Department of Political Science

National Criminal Justice Month: Discussing the landmark case, Gideon v. Wainwright

2013-03-26 by

This podcast is an exploration of Gideon v. Wainwright, a landmark case in the U.S. Supreme Court. The court unanimously ruled that state courts are required under the 14th Amendment to provide counsel in criminal cases for defendants who are unable to afford to pay their own attorneys, extending the identical requirement made on the federal government under the 6th Amendment.

The panelists are Richard Curtner, federal public defender for the state of alaska, Nikole Nelson, executive director for Alaska Legal Services Corporation, and Michael Schwaiger, assistant public defender for the Alaska Public Defender Agency.

This event was sponsored by the UAA Justice Center as a part of its National Criminal Justice Month events. It was recorded on March 7, 2013.



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For More Information:

UAA Criminal Justice Center
Website
Federal Public Defender for the District of Alaska
Website
Alaska Legal Services Corporation
Website
Alaska Public Defender Agency
Website

Panel Discussion: The Taxes of our Future

2013-03-26 by

The Political Science Association and the UAA College Republicans hosted an academic and business panel discussing oil and gas taxes pertaining to the state and nation.

Panelists included Andrew Halcro, president of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce; Dave Harbour, publisher of Northern Gas Pipeline; Scott Goldsmith, economist and research analyst for energy and natural resources at UAA’s Institute of Social and Economic Research; and Forrest Nabors, professor of political science and former business owner.

A Q and A followed the panel discussion. The panel was introduced by Portia Watson, leader of both the College Republicans and the Political Science Association.

This event was recorded in UAA/APU Consortium Library Room 307 on Wednesday, March 20, 2013.



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UAA College Republicans
Contact site
UAA Political Science Association
Contact site
Forrest Nabors
Political science bio page

Psychologist Dr. Lyn Freeman on 'Evidence-Based Nutrition for Chronic Disease Prevention and Recovery, Part 2'

2013-03-25 by

In this podcast, Dr. Freeman shows how to create a week’s worth of cancer-fighting, chronic-disease-preventing, portable meals in one four-hour cooking block, plus ten minutes preparation each night. (Part 1 was held on Jan. 29, 2013. Find it by using the TAG Lyn-Freeman).

This event was held at the UAA Campus Bookstore and was podcast on Feb. 26, 2013.



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For More Information:

Dr. Lyn Freeman
About page on her website
CompMed Alaska
Dr. Lyn Freeman's website
UAA Campus Bookstore
Website

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