Alaskan students closer to earning law degrees without spending three years Outside
Alaskan students are a step closer to being able to earn law degrees without spending three years outside their home state, thanks to the unanimous approval by the Seattle University law faculty and a long-standing partnership between Seattle University School of Law and the University of Alaska Anchorage. Read on to learn more about this new program in development at UAA.
Video games lets users ‘go fish' sustainably
Visitors of the Alaska Sealife Center will have the opportunity to go fish-virtually that is. To celebrate World Oceans Day, June 8, ASC hosted the virtual game, which promotes sustainable fishing. Originally programmed by researchers at the University of Kiel in Germany, ASC's version has been reconfigured by two UAA researchers to more closely reflect fishing policies in Alaska. Read on to learn more about this virtual "go fish" game.
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a flying Seawolf/Nanook
Era Alaska debuted its newly painted Bombardier Dash-8, with one side of the active-service aircraft adorned in green and gold with the Seawolf mascot, the other side, the UAF blue and gold with the Alaska Nanook mascot. The newest member of Era's fleet will carry passengers to and from Alaska's cities and rural villages. Read the full story here.
School of Engineering host kids K-12 for summer camp fun!
Students at the School of Engineering Summer Robotics Camp, sponsored by BP Alaska, showcase their creations with their campmates.
The UAA School of Engineering will host kids, K-12 from across the city at their annual engineering summer camps from May to August. The week long camps are provided free of charge from BP Alaska's sponsorship and provide kids with hands-on activities in robotics, alternative energy technology and structural engineering. Each camp is taught by a UAA engineering professor and encourages kids to push the envelope in each field using their imaginations and skills developed in the camp and culminates with a showcase of their designs at the end of camp. The camps have become extremely popular,from across the city, pulling kids from elementary school to high school and this year's camps had the most registrations ever.
Although, all the camps are filled at this point, kids still interested in attending are encouraged to register at http://www.uaasummercamps.com/, and will be waitlisted in case of cancellations. Check out photos from last year's camps and learn more about the UAA School of Engineering summer camps here!!