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Seawolf Weekly  
March 25, 2015
 

‘It probably would have saved me five bazillion steps’

When she's not in science classes, this UAA senior spends her hours volunteering and scribing at Providence and in UAA's simulation lab, co-helming UAA's ASMA chapter and doing cancer research. Meet Rachel Shercliffe.

 

UAA to go tobacco-free Nov. 19

UAA leadership chose Kick Butts Day to announce that UAA will go tobacco-free on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, also the date of the national Great American Smokeout to help smokers quit.

A conversation with UAA Provost Samuel Gingerich

New UAA Provost Samuel Gingerich likes to hike, catch fish, listen to The Band and muse deeply on how higher education is evolving in the 21st century.

 

Will climate change lead to human violence or cooperation?

Ryan Harrod co-authored a new book that considers how ancient humans dealt with climate change. Despite the latest "Mad Max" movie, Harrod says plenty of evidence points to cooperative networking, shared resources and migration as survival strategies.

 

‘They show it to you, teach it to you, until it’s in your mind’

The March 27 Urban & Rural in Alaska conference is bringing together students, faculty and community partners like Alaska Literacy Program, to discover innovative new ways to boost immigrants, the homeless and others who need help.

A career in service at Service High

Adam Ahonen—or Mr. A, as he's known in the halls of Service High School—has built an impressive program over the past decade, using the entire city of Anchorage as a giant active classroom to prepare his special needs students for success and independence.

 
Events

View UAA Calendars

Film and panel discussion: “A Right Denied”
Wednesday, March 25, 7 p.m. | Wendy Williamson Auditorium

Jazz Week Benefit Concert
Wednesday, March 25, 7:30 p.m. | Fine Arts Building 150

“The Stigma of Surrender: German Prisoners, British Captors and Manhood in the Great War and Beyond”
Thursday, March 26, 5–7 p.m. | UAA Campus Bookstore

“Bare: A Pop Opera”
March 26, 27 and 28, 8 p.m. | Fine Arts Building 150

Urban and Rural in Alaska
Friday, March 27, 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. | Student Union, Cafeteria

“Honor Diary” film screening and Q-and-A session with Raheel Raza
Tuesday, March 31, 6 p.m. | Fine Arts Building 150

Budget forum with the Chancellor’s Cabinet
Wednesday, April 1, 8:30–10 a.m. | University Center

Save the date: US Universities Debating Championships
April 11–13 | UAA Main Campus

Podcasts

More podcasts...

UAA Budget Forum One, Spring 2015

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

KRUA's Student Storyboard for Dec. 5, 2014: Clinical and Community Psychology graduate students

Justin D. Lyons

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

 
 

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