Seawolf Weekly - June 24, 2015
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Seawolf Weekly  
June 24, 2015

Kids find their bliss at UAA summer engineering academies

UAA summer engineering academies are underway again this year, offering Anchorage youths week-long fun ways to sample different varieties of sciences via robotics, coding, alternative energy, wing aerodynamics and structures.


Father-daughter lab partners

In honor of recent Father's Day, look back on the good times you shared with Dad—like, perhaps, completing a lab report. After inadvertently registering for the same biology class, father-daughter pair Mike and Mindy Graham ended up as lab partners. “I think a lot of people were puzzled by the way we interacted with each other," Mindy laughed.

Postcards Home from Japan: Day Two, Part One in Rikuzentakata

After the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, the Japanese town of Rikuzentakata is focusing on rebuilding their community to be easily accessible to elderly, visitors and disabled persons. UAA students worked with residents and Japanese students from Iwate University.


Throwing out ‘cookbook science’

High school science teacher Debbra Brewer won a "Partners in Science" grant from the Murdock Charitable Trust. She's spent the summer doing research at UAA.


View UAA Calendars

Nicolle Zellner: “Shock Chemistry’s Application to Origin of Life”
Wednesday, June 24, 4–6 p.m. | UAA Campus Bookstore

“Preserving Alaska’s Bounty: Jam and Jelly”
Wednesday, June 24, 5:30–10 p.m. | Viking Hall (8141 Briarwood St.)

Friday, June 26, 3:30–9 p.m. | Cuddy Quad

Independence Day holiday – Campus closed
July 2–3 | UAA Main Campus



Note: Due to the Independence Day holiday, there will be no Seawolf Weekly next Wednesday, July 1.


More podcasts...

Dr. Anita Mannur: 'Kitchens in Crisis: Food, Enemies and Globalization'

UAA Budget Open Forum Three -- April 16, 2015

UAA Budget Open Forum Two -- April 1, 2015

UAA Budget Forum One -- March 18, 2015

Chartwell Lecture, Jonathan Adelman: 'China in Crisis - Will It Become a Super Power in the Next Two Decades?'


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