Seawolf Weekly - October 15, 2014
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Seawolf Weekly  
October 15, 2014

Creating real-world-relevant education

UAA, the Associated General Contractors of Alaska and other construction organizations have formed a connection that's infusing the industry with fresh expertise—construction managers as skilled with the latest computer technology as they are with levels, drills, saws and hammers.


Remembering Marvell Johnson

Last Friday, a crowd gathered in Rasmuson Hall to remember a colleague and friend, Marvell Johnson, who worked at UAA for 34 years. "He was a big man with a big heart and an even bigger smile," said Chris Turletes.

Slideshow: UAA Homecoming 2014

Take a look at UAA's happenings during Homecoming 2014. It was a week of Green & Gold spirit, beautiful music and great hockey.


Frank Jeffries: Get the salary you want

Frank Jeffries, a professor of business administration, teaches negotiation to undergraduates, graduates and at a new professional three-day workshop for the Center for Corporate and Professional Development at UAA's Business Enterprise Institute.


Hollywood. Bollywood. Denali-wood?

'Northern Exposure' filmed in Washington state and the ponds of 'Mystery, Alaska' were far south in Alberta, but Dave Worrell is looking to change that. As an economic development specialist with the state's film program, he convinces Hollywood execs to pack their parkas and film their stories on the Last Frontier.

From seining to salvation: Growing a life on Alaska’s seas

Dave Atcheson, evening education coordinator for Kenai Peninsula College, crafted a new book, Dead Reckoning, which details his evolution from a timid greenhorn from New York state into a contemplative and mature man who loves to fish the perilous waters around Alaska. Read what Dave says about his life in fishing, and the book it created.


View UAA Calendars

UAA Theatre: ‘The Fantastiks’
Oct. 3–19
Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m.
UAA Harper Studio, Fine Arts Building, Room 129

Polaris Lecture: ‘He Who Holds Alaska: The Role of Alaska in American Strategy’
Thursday, Oct. 16, 7:30–9 p.m.
Anchorage Museum (625 C St.)

Chartwell Lecture: ‘China in Crisis: Will it Become a Superpower in the Next Two Decades?’
Thursday, Oct. 16, 7:30–9 p.m.
UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 307

Filipino American Film and Fiesta
Saturday, Oct. 18, 3–5 p.m.
Student Union Cafeteria

Men’s Basketball: Green & Gold Madness exhibition
Saturday, Oct. 18, 7 p.m.
Alaska Airlines Center

33rd Annual Anchorage College and Career Fair
Sunday, Oct. 19, 1–5 p.m.; Monday, Oct. 20, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Egan Civic & Convention Center (555 W. 5th Ave.)


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KRUA: Student Storyboard 10-03-2014 -- RA's and 'peer counseling'

KRUA's Student Storyboard: Smoke-free campus leaders


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