2013 Women's History Legacy Lecture: Natasa Masanovic 'From Istanbul to Anchorage, a Journey Through Languages and Cultures'

2013-03-26 by

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Natasa Masanovic, associate professor and chair of the Department of Languages, shares some of her life experiences. Learn why she decided to become a language and literature professor and why she finds the role personally rewarding. We hope her story will encourage others.

Kimberly Pace, professor of Political Science and director of UAA’s Women’s Studies, introduced the event. It was recorded at the UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 307, on March 21, 2013.

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Green & Gold News
Announcement of the 2013 Women's History Month Legacy Lecture
UAA Department of Languages
Natasa Masanovic
'I AM UAA' profile
Kimberly Pace
Bio page, Department of Political Science

National Criminal Justice Month: Discussing the landmark case, Gideon v. Wainwright

2013-03-26 by

This podcast is an exploration of Gideon v. Wainwright, a landmark case in the U.S. Supreme Court. The court unanimously ruled that state courts are required under the 14th Amendment to provide counsel in criminal cases for defendants who are unable to afford to pay their own attorneys, extending the identical requirement made on the federal government under the 6th Amendment.

The panelists are Richard Curtner, federal public defender for the state of alaska, Nikole Nelson, executive director for Alaska Legal Services Corporation, and Michael Schwaiger, assistant public defender for the Alaska Public Defender Agency.

This event was sponsored by the UAA Justice Center as a part of its National Criminal Justice Month events. It was recorded on March 7, 2013.

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UAA Criminal Justice Center
Federal Public Defender for the District of Alaska
Alaska Legal Services Corporation
Alaska Public Defender Agency

Panel Discussion: The Taxes of our Future

2013-03-26 by

The Political Science Association and the UAA College Republicans hosted an academic and business panel discussing oil and gas taxes pertaining to the state and nation.

Panelists included Andrew Halcro, president of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce; Dave Harbour, publisher of Northern Gas Pipeline; Scott Goldsmith, economist and research analyst for energy and natural resources at UAA’s Institute of Social and Economic Research; and Forrest Nabors, professor of political science and former business owner.

A Q and A followed the panel discussion. The panel was introduced by Portia Watson, leader of both the College Republicans and the Political Science Association.

This event was recorded in UAA/APU Consortium Library Room 307 on Wednesday, March 20, 2013.

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UAA College Republicans
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Forrest Nabors
Political science bio page