Photojournalist Jim Lavrakas on his book, "Snap Decisions"

2012-11-29 by

Photojournalist Jim Lavrakas celebrates the publication of “Snap Decisions,” an illustrated memoir of his 30-year career as a photographer at the Anchorage Daily News.

This podcast was recorded at the UAA Campus Bookstore on Nov. 19, 2012.

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Snap Decisions
Kickstarter Funding website
Homer Tribune
Feature story on Snap Decisions
Anchorage Daily News
Where Jim spent 30 years

French Recital: Poetry, music and song

2012-11-29 by

Natalie Novak, honorary consul of France, hosted this gathering celebrating French literature and sound. The event was recorded Nov. 16, 2012 at the UAA Campus Bookstore.

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Entrepreneurial Edge: UAA's Dr. Helena Wisniewski on patenting, licensing and intellectual property

2012-11-21 by

Wisniewski is the vice provost for Research and Graduate Studies and dean of the Graduate School at UAA. She holds the rank of professor of entrepreneurship within the College of Business and Public Policy.

This event was part of The Entrepreneurial Edge, a speaker series and boot camp sponsored by UAA’s College of Business and Public Policy, Alaska Pacific University, University of Alaska Southeast and The Entrepreneurs and Mentors Network Inc. It was also a part of Global Entrepreneurial Week, Nov. 12-18, 2012.

This podcast was recorded Nov. 16, 2012.

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AK Source Link
Website, home of Global Entrepreneurship Week
Dr. Helena Wisniewski
Bio page, UAA
Entrepreneurial Edge

Aleutian Anthropology Update with Rachel Mason and Diane Hanson

2012-11-17 by

In this podcast, Dr. Rachel Mason presents “Attu Reunion, Seventy Years Later.” Dr. Diane Hanson presents “Seeking a needle in a haystack: an archaeological survey in the tundra of Adak Island.”
This is the third year these two researchers have shared their work at the bookstore.

This podcast was recorded Nov. 13, 2012

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Frontier Scientist
News account of the 'Lost Villages' NPS project
Diane Hanson
Bio page, UAA Department of Anthropology

UAA art professor Herminia Din discusses her book, 'Seal, Thimble and Sinew Thread: Sewing Art of the Siberian Yupiks from Savoonga, Alaska'

2012-11-17 by

Dr. Herminia Din, a professor in the UAA art department, discusses her book, “Seal, Thimble & Sinew Thread: Sewing Art of the Siberian Yupiks from Savoonga, Alaska” with Ruthelle and Elaine Kingeekuk.

This podcast was recorded at the UAA Campus Bookstore on Nov. 14, 2012

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