PANEL: Force and Enforcement

2012-10-03 by

Given the recurrence of lethal confrontations in the Anchorage community and nationwide, this panel discussion allows residents to come together to learn about principles guiding law enforcement and security.

Panelists include Kim Patterson, Ph.D., director of UAA Student Support Services and author of “Swift Justice: Leveling the Playing Field for America’s Re-entry Citizens,” Troy Payne, Ph.D., UAA Justice Center faculty, whose research includes community problem-solving and reporter Casey Grove from the Anchorage Daily News.

This event was sponsored by the UAA Campus Bookstore and recorded on Oct. 2, 2012.

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Green & Gold news site
Kim Patterson discusses his book, 'Swift Justice: Leveling the Playing Field for America's Re-entry Citizens'
UAA Campus Bookstore
Bio page, Kim Patterson
UAA Justice Center, Troy Payne
Faculty Page
Anchorage Daily News
Website, Reporter Casey Grove
UAA Campus Bookstore

PANEL: 'Developments in the Arctic: How Best to Proceed'

2012-10-03 by

UAA faculty Darren Prokop (Global Logistics), John Mouracade (Philosophy) and Orson Smith (Engineering) come together to discuss the Arctic today. Topics include Challenges for Arctic Navigation, Triple Bottom Line Accounting and Changing Ice Formations. The three panelists and their extensive credentials are introduced by Rachel Epstein of UAA Campus Bookstore.

This event was sponsored by the UAA Campus Bookstore and recorded on Oct. 1, 2012.

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Orson Smith
Bio Page, UAA School of Engineering
John Mouracade
Bio Page, UAA Department of Philosophy
College of Business and Public Policy
UAA home of Global Supply Chain Management
UAA Campus Bookstore

UAA alums employed at global accounting firm KPMG share favorite student experiences at UAA

2012-10-03 by

Nestled between Google (1) and Proctor & Gamble (3) on the world’s most attractive employer list (see link to the list below) is public accounting firm KPMG LLP. One of the leaders in its industry globally, KPMG also has a local Anchorage office that is dedicated to their Alaska community and draws a good portion of their workforce directly from UAA.

Recently, we sat down with eight of our grads in KPMG’s Anchorage tax and audit divisions to see for ourselves what the hype was about. In this podcast, you’ll hear our alumni talking about their best memories of UAA.

In order of “appearance”:
Megan Metcalf (’11), audit associate;
Nick Whitmore (’11), tax associate;
Teresa Newins (’87), tax partner;
Daniel Mitchell (’97), senior audit manager;
and Maria Medvedeva (’06), audit manager.

Read the full KPMG “I Am UAA” community spotlight at the link below.

This podcast was recorded on Sept. 20, 2012.

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IDEAL Employer Rankings
KPMG appears on the world's most attractive employer list
Community spotlight on KPMG
KPMG's Beth Stuart
UAA video