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February 25, 2015

Training for a canoe marathon, running a surprise Iditarod

Early literacy coach Bryan Bearss spends his weekdays coaching ASD teachers and his weekends coaching Iditarod athletes—the furry ones. This winter, when his musher friend suffered a season-ending injury, he stepped back on the runners to prep for the 2015 Iditarod.


Once upon a Spine

Since its debut in 1977, the Spine has grown from an open-air walkway over Chester Creek into a crucial campus artery. Learn how every window, chair and square foot of the Spine has been deliberately designed to make the most of our urban and wild campus.

The ghosts of theaters past

Professor Daniel Carlgren researched in the U.K. before building this year's immense two-tier historically accurate Shakespeare set. The full façade will host three shows this season as part of an authentic and impressive tribute to theatrical history—a tribute that also involves zombies.


Winter Design Project: Let there be puddles

Herminia Din had everything planned for this year's Winter Design Project 2015. Only, Mother Nature had a different idea. Find out what's still happening, and why, snow or no snow, the project teaches us something about winter.


Postcards Home: Legislative intern Mark Simon reveals the only thing he can write home about—rain

Legislative intern Mark Simon can see his workplace, the Legislative Office Building in Juneau, from his apartment window. Nothing like that to keep your focus on the job.

New Glenn Massay Theater opens with concert performance at Mat-Su College

A 2010 bond package by Alaska voters made the new energy-efficient, state-of-the-art Glenn Massay Theater at Matanuska-Susitna College a reality. Thank you, Alaska!


View UAA Calendars

Winterfest 2015
Feb. 20–28 | UAA Main Campus

Feb. 24–March 1 | Alaska Airlines Center

“Circumpolar Expressions and Identities”
Friday, Feb. 27, 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Fine Arts Building, Room 117

Earth Sciences Career Fair
Friday, Feb. 27, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
ConocoPhillips Integrated Science Building

2015 Banff Mountain Film Festival
Feb. 27 and 28, 7 p.m. | Wendy Williamson Auditorium

“Sea Monsters Conquer the Beaches”
Friday, Feb. 27, 7–8 p.m. | Fine Arts Building, Room 117

UAA Theatre: “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead”
Feb. 27 and 28, 8 p.m. / March 1, 3 p.m.
UAA Mainstage Theatre

“40 Years in Corrections: Are We Going Forward or Backward?”
Monday, March 2, 6:30–8 p.m.
UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 307


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KRUA's Student Storyboard for Nov. 21: German Baquero and Mark Simon, political science majors

KRUA's Student Storyboard for Nov. 14, 2014: UAA Sustainability Club


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