Event Spotlight: Food Sovereignty Fridays

BY HOLLY FISHER Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong UAS Native and Rural Student Center’s (NRSC’s) Food Sovereignty Friday series features a new food or product made of ingredients seasonally harvested from the surrounding areas. The series is aimed at educating students on the extremely nutritional food that Alaska can offer. Advertisements

A Time to Remember: The Lost Battalion

BY HOLLY FISHER Staff  Writer, UAS Whalesong In 1917 to 1918, American soldiers flooded the battlefields of Europe, propping up the sagging Allied lines, and challenging the exhausted Central Powers. The United States had gone from dormant to full mobilization, and transition to total war conditions in less than a year. This rapid development far…

Strategic Pathways Simplified (Part 2)

BY HOLLY FISHER Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong Phase 2 of the Strategic Pathways initiative is assessing the redesign of eight University of Alaska departments in order to reduce costs and streamline the system. The Academic Areas article last issue covered the first four departments.  This one sums up the suggested changes to four main Administrative…

Strategic Pathways In Brief

BY HOLLY FISHER Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong Strategic Pathways Phase 2 is currently in full swing reviewing possible changes to numerous elements within the UA system. Preliminary reports have been submitted for consideration on eight areas, four academic and four administrative. In this and the next issue, I will endeavor to provide a succinct summary…

What’s Next for Strategic Pathways?

BY HOLLY FISHER Staff  Writer, UAS Whalesong As The University of Alaska system continues the long and complex journey of revamping to fit new budget constraints, new information is beginning to be released regarding Phase II of the Strategic Pathways. So far some of the changes have been gradual while others have been more abrupt,…