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Seawolf Weekly  
October 29, 2014

Student documentary hits film festival circuit

Cory Gordon's student project racked up recognition and put UAA in the national spotlight. Her documentary on Alaska Native social workers—all UAA alumni—will screen at two California film festivals this November.


Community Spotlight: Ryan Air

Alaska Native-owned Ryan Air is a third-generation family business that looks to both their family tree and the wide network of UAA alumni to staff their operations in 73 villages across Western Alaska.

Feeling at home under the hood

Want to merge your love for cars with technical and academic expertise? UAA's automotive technology classes help students carve their own career niches.


What do reality TV, Nora Zeale Hurston and ‘The Help’ have in common?

Jervette R. Ward was aiming for a teaching and research position at a Southern university close to her family roots, but an offer from UAA changed her mind. Find out why.


Creating a ‘welcoming community’

Dr. Jeff Hou, a landscape architect, creative placemaker, author and department chair from University of Washington will share some cross-cultural community design success stories as this year's ENGAGE Week keynote speaker. You're invited to join the discussions.

How to accidentally become a linguist

He may not be a glam rocker, but UAA's David Bowie, a linguist, does have moments when he captures the crowd's attention. For more than five years, he's been helping UAA students think like linguists and embrace the way they speak as part of their identity.


View UAA Calendars

“Enjoying the Great Alaskan Outdoors” home movie and slideshow night
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 7–9 p.m.
UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 307

“The Rocky Horror Picture Show”
Thursday, Oct. 30, 7–9:30 p.m.
Student Union Cafeteria

Hockey: UAA vs. Lake Superior State
Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, 7:07 p.m.
Sullivan Arena

Men’s Basketball: Alumni Game
Saturday, Nov. 1, 2:30 p.m.
Alaska Airlines Center

Sharon Emmerichs presents “The Seven Deadlies: Shakespeare and the Virtue of Sin”
Monday, Nov. 3, 5–7 p.m.
UAA Campus Bookstore

Jeff Hou presents “Making a Welcoming Community”
Monday, Nov. 3, 6–8 p.m.
Rasmuson Hall, Room 117


More podcasts...

Seward Lecture: David Azzerad on "Equalizing Opportunity: How Far Should We Go?

Black Student Union panel on Ferguson, Mo. 10-21-2014

KRUA: Student Storyboard 10-17-14 UAA Dance Club president Taylor Hicks

KRUA: Student Storyboard 10-10-14 UAA Glee Club

Immigration in Alaska

KRUA: Student Storyboard 9-26-2014 -- USUAA Stacey Lucason and Jolaine Polak


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