Renewable Energy Forum

2007-09-28 by

The Renewable and Alternative Energy in Alaska Forum, presented by the UAA Campus Bookstore took place from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 26. This is an exciting time for Alaska given the cutting edge research being done on renewable and alternative energy. Guest speakers Mike Harper (AIDEA), Hannah Willard (Renewable Alaska Energy Project/REAP) and DaWayne Constantine (Summit Consulting) presented what is new and happening in the field of energy and energy choices.



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IPY and the Arctic

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The UAA Campus Bookstore presented IPY and the Arctic as an Emerging Energy Province with James Hemsath on Sept. 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. This was an exciting way to learn about energy choices facing Alaska and other arctic countries. This event was held in honor of the International Polar Year.



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Alaska Book of Origins and Raven

2007-09-28 by

Alaska Book of Origins and Raven: Creating Our Art Book was a forum on Sept. 14 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the UAA Campus Bookstore. Dr. George P. Charles, Nancy Furlow and Dr. Phyllis Fast discussed Raven and the meaning of duality from their own Alaskan Native Traditions. George Charles is a Yupiaq originally from Nelson Island, Alaska, and is fluent in Yupiaq Eskimo and English. Nancy Furlow is of the Raven Clan and Tlingit. Phyllis Fast is Koyukon Athabascan and author of Northern Athabascan Survival.



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Freshman Convocation

2007-09-22 by

Freshman Convocation, sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship, formally welcomed the Class of 2011 and their families to UAA, and inspired students with a sense of discovery and creativity to last them throughout their years of study.

UAA faculty and all incoming freshmen, along with their families, were invited to join Interim Chancellor Fran Ulmer and distinguished keynote speaker Donald C. Johanson, Ph.D, world leading Paleanthropologist, for this exciting event.



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The Book of Origins Forum

2007-09-22 by

The Book of Origins Forum included book binder Artemis Bona Dea, artist Susan Share, antiquarian book seller William Lorch, Garry Kaulitz from the UAA Art Department and Phyllis Fast from the UAA Anthropology Department. They discussed various aspects of the Book of Origins including an introduction to design binding, the history of fine books, the importance of printmaking and letter press, book making as an art form, and the implications of native creation stories in book form and the role of the wampum belt as a way to communicate.



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