Seawolf Weekly - May 20, 2015
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Seawolf Weekly  
May 20, 2015
 

Capstone projects: A window into how students think about the larger world

This capstone team designed dashboards that will display energy use in the new engineering building when it opens in the fall. Their work saved on the building's budget, between $40,000 and $70,000, according to the Siemens expert who worked with them.

 

Postcards Home from China: Climbing the Great Wall

Day One in China: Climb the Great Wall. A UAA economics class is in China to study globalization and to consider Alaska-China business opportunities. Read their stories in this special series of Postcards Home.

‘I was forced to rush between classes on foot’

Kyle Ekstrand once created a grade-threatening headache by inadvertently scheduling two classes a mile's walk apart. He and his fellow MIS student, Brian Smith, hope to prevent that hassle for other students with their UAA Maps capstone project.

 

A tree tour to pine for. Fir real.

Spring has arrived in Anchorage! UAA's grounds team provides self-guided tree tours all year long, but there are few better times to enjoy our urban forest than in spring. Stop by and tour our officially recognized Tree Campus USA soon, home to the Alaska’s largest variety of tree species on public land.

 
Events

View UAA Calendars

Bike to Work Day
Wednesday, May 20 | Anchorage

Community Cinema: “Limited Partnership”
Thursday, May 21, 7 p.m. | Rasmuson Hall, Room 106

Memorial Day – Campus closed
Monday, May 25 | UAA Main Campus

Arbor Day and Tree Campus USA celebration
Friday, May 29, noon | Rasmuson Hall

Planetarium: “Two Small Pieces of Glass”
Friday, May 29, 6:30 p.m. | ConocoPhillips Integrated Science Building, Room 220

Planetarium: “Exploding Universe”
Friday, May 29, 8 p.m. | ConocoPhillips Integrated Science Building, Room 220

 

 

Podcasts

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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