Healthy Minds Conversation with the Chancellor and Provost

2014-04-25 by

Recorded April 22, 2014.

As the University of Alaska’s health campus, we are uniquely situated to take a leadership role in supporting a healthy minds ethos on our campus. The conversation’s intent was help staff and faculty learn more about mental health services and education being offered at UAA and to share with us your ideas about how collaborations could better support your current and future work, as well as a healthy minds ethos at UAA.

College of Health Dean Bill Hogan, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Bruce Schultz and College of Arts and Sciences Dean John Stalvey will provide an overview of programs in their areas and lead the dialogue.



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Living and raw foods talk with Jennifer Lynn

2011-07-29 by News, Sports, and Art

Learn how eating plant-based, unprocessed foods can make you feel amazing. Join the discussion and experience the “living and raw food” lifestyle with Jennifer Lynn, who will share how easy—and difficult—it is to start living raw today.

Find out all you need to know to eat raw right now including the equipment you’ll need to begin your raw food lifestyle and how to become a raw food gourmet. Raw food samples will be on hand, too.

Jennifer Lynn is a gardener who runs, rides, writes, reads and eats living foods in Anchorage.



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Panel: Housing First or Sober First: Services for Homeless Alcoholics

2010-11-09 by News, Sports, and Art

Housing First or Sober First: Services for Homeless Alcoholics is the name of the panel. Everyone is encouraged to attend and listen to the discussion about alcoholism and homelessness in our community. Panelists include Melinda Freemon, director of Homeward Bound; Jim Davis, attorney, Northern Justice Project; Kris Duncan, State Homeless Coordinator, AHFC; and The Rev. Paul Boling, Senior Pastor, First Christian Church. Sponsors of the event are the UAA Campus Bookstore, UAA Human Services Dept. and the HUMS 416 class, “Substance Abuse and the Older Adult.”

This podcast was recorded on Oct. 28, 2010.



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Dr. Kristie L. Ebi presents Human Health Impacts of and Public Health Responses to Climate Change

2009-03-09 by News, Sports, and Art

Dr. Kristie L. Ebi is an independent consultant (ESS, LLC) who has been conducting research on the impacts of and adaptation to climate change for more than a decade. Her scientific training includes an M.S. in toxicology and a Ph.D. and a Masters of Public Health in epidemiology, and two years of postgraduate research at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Dr. Kristie L. Ebi has worked with WHO, UNDP, USAID, and others on implementing adaptation measures and adaptation assessments. She has edited fours books on aspects of climate change and has published more than 80 papers.

This podcast was recorded on Feb. 3, 2009.



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