KRUA Student Storyboard: Students discuss UAA Recycling Competition, Fall 2013

2014-01-15 by News, Sports, and Art

North Hall came away victors in the Fall 2013 recycling competition among the residence halls at UAA. Here, organizers Ricky Lind (West Hall), Kirsten Rawding (North Hall) and Natalie Tierney (MAC) talk about the competition and also forecast the potential spring 2014 energy-saving competition for the residential units.

Student Storyboard is a weekly program (Fridays 11a.m.-noon, repeating Mondays 5-6 p.m.) on KRUA, 88.1 FM, hosted by Kathleen McCoy, always featuring UAA students – their ambitions, achievements and experiences at UAA.

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North Hall takes the prize in residential recycling competition
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Cornell University's Michael Macy: 'How digital records of human interactions (aka Twitter and Facebook) are changing the social sciences'

2011-10-14 by

UAA’s Undergraduate Research, College of Arts and Sciences and the Honor’s College sponsored Michael Macy as the first speaker in The Evolution of Complex Systems Fall Lecture Series.

Macy’s lecture, “The Relational Revolution: How Digital Records of Human Interactions are Transforming Social Science,” addressed the opportunities and pitfalls of collecting data on complex social networks.

This podcast was recorded on Sept. 22, 2011.

Macy is a professor of Sociology at Cornell University and has studied social networks in many different contexts. Some of his research is available here.

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