Seawolf Weekly - April 22, 2015
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Seawolf Weekly  
April 22, 2015

Smash and rescue

Once a semester, fire science and EMS students team up to shatter glass, smash windows and completely shred donated junkers in the name of public safety. See the sights of Vehicle Extrication, a one-weekend intensive course where UAA students get their first chance to apply classroom skills in a real-life (simulated) crash environment.


Stacey Lucason: USUAA president glances back before leaping ahead

USUAA President Stacey Lucason winds down her undergraduate experience with graduation this May, but she's already focused on next steps, to a master's degree in public health or policy, and potential service as a UA student regent.

Slideshow: UAA hosts 2015 U.S. Universities Debating Championship

The UAA Seawolf Debate Program hosted the most prestigious national debate tournament of its kind April 11–13. After a weekend of 360 debates, judges selected Yale as the best intercollegiate debate team of 2015.


UAA’s education policy center (CAEPR) and First Alaskans Institute partner on rural education research

Diane Hirshberg, education policy professor, says UAA's Center for Alaska Education Policy Research has partnered with First Alaskans Institute on a proposal to research rural education systems and governance structures.


Sending UAA spirit to Moldova

A year after graduating, Mariana Morari still gets emotional thinking back to when she received her M.P.A. Now, she's hoping to recreate that graduation in her rural hometown in Moldova. And with community support, she will. Learn how to donate your graduation gown to her big dream.

Providing ‘a safe space’ for Alaska Native orators

The Alaska Native Oratory Society provides a welcoming and safe place every year for young orators to recite poetry, give a speech in a Native language or share stories from their culture and real-life experiences.


View UAA Calendars

Jazz Week Benefit Concert
Wednesday, April 22, 7:30 p.m. | Fine Arts Building, Room 150

Arctic Council Chairmanship passes to USA: Live webcast
Friday, April 24, 9:45 a.m. | Fine Arts Building, Room 117

“Clay Nunnally: A Teaching Life”
Friday, April 24, 4–6 p.m. | UAA Campus Bookstore

“Empty Bowl” fundraiser
Friday, April 24, 5–8 p.m. | Clark Middle School

Planetarium: “Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity”
Friday, April 24, 6:30 p.m. | UAA Planetarium

UAA Spring 2015 Gear Swap
Saturday, April 25, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. | Student Union, Cafeteria

UAA Theatre: “William Shakespeare’s Land of the Dead”
Saturday, April 25, 8 p.m. | UAA Mainstage Theatre

UAA Guitar Ensemble in Concert
Sunday, April 26, 4 p.m. | Fine Arts Building, Room 150


More podcasts...

UAA Budget Open Forum Two, April 1, 2015

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


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