MPA Professor Presents Research at International Arctic FROST in Austria UAS MPA program professor Dr. Jim Powell served as a mentor to early scholars at the recent Arctic-FROST Annual Meeting in Vienna, Austria. Dr. Powell presented a paper on his research on community adaptive capacity in Kenai and Juneau, Alaska. The Arctic-FROST Project is a NSF-funded international interdisciplinary collaborative network that links together environmental and … Continue reading UAS In Brief
Oh, hello. I didn’t see you over there. Well since I have you here, I would like to talk to you a little bit about the importance of registering for classes as soon as possible. Now as a student myself of five years, I have dealt with registering for classes quite a few times (ten times give or take two or three summer semesters). A few of those semesters, I had slacked and waited until the last minute to register. Within those semesters, can you guess how many times I got the classes I wanted? Not many, hence the importance of registering as soon as open-registration starts. Important classes, like the General Education Requirement classes required for everyone to graduate, fill up the most quickly. Continue reading “Registration and Classes and Advisors, Oh My!”
Student Government is currently running elections for the 2016-2017 Academic Year. The following are the current candidates for each position, and students may run as write-in candidates. Elections for the remaining open positions will be held at the beginning of the Fall semester. President: David Russell-Jensen Vice President: Austin Tagaban Senator: Kristin Rees, Alicia Norton Continue reading Student Government Elections: Stretched Thin, But Running
Who doesn’t love an old school Grey’s Anatomy reference? In our efforts to help prospective students pick, choose, and love UAS, we’re hosting our first annual EXPLORE SOUTHEAST event on April 1st and 2nd, 2016. This event will bring high school seniors from across the country to UAS to experience life in our little corner of the world. The students will stay overnight in the … Continue reading Explore Southeast: Pick Me, Choose Me, Love Me
Last Tuesday at noon, Alaskans gathered outside the Capitol with a loud and clear message to the legislature: the University of Alaska is important to all Alaskans. The House Finance Subcommittee moved forward roughly $50 million in cuts from the budget proposed by the UA Board of Regents. The budget sent to the House Finance Committee included funding for student instruction and the bare minimum … Continue reading Rally: “Keep Bright Stars in Alaska” for University of Alaska Funding
BY MARSHA SQUIRES For the UAS Whalesong For the fifth year, UAS has sported a team to the annual Juneau World Affairs Council (JWAC) World Quest trivia night. Seven students and one staff made up team UAS Whales who competed against 21 other teams for one night of fame and bragging rights. The Whales filled their tummies with incredible international foods and then challenged the … Continue reading UAS In Brief: Yoda and Geography: Work how does it?
In his other life as a Los Angles studio musician, Juneau Symphony Conductor Troy Quinn intersects the worlds of pop and classical music. In the first event of the UAS Sound and Motion Spring Arts and Culture series, Quinn demystifies the craft of conducting and explores its unique role in diverse musical cultures. The presentation is Friday, January 22 at 7 p.m. in the Egan … Continue reading University of Alaska Southeast Spring Arts and Culture Series Kicks off Seventh Season
The GRE (which stands for Graduate Record Examination) is an admission requirement for many graduate schools. The UAS Learning Center has offered the GRE for many years, but only the pencil and paper version. This year, though, The Learning Center has finally been granted permission to offer the test by computer as a trial on two dates. In the past, the testing company ETS has … Continue reading Finally: Computer-Based GREs at the Juneau Learning Center!