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Seawolf Weekly: August 13, 2014

University of Alaska Anchorage
Seawolf Weekly  
August 13, 2014
 

Welcoming a new generation of UAA scholars with Freshman Convocation and Campus Kick-Off

Saturday, Aug. 23, is packed full with events for new and returning students and their supporters, from Freshman Convocation to Campus Kick-Off. Senior Kivalina Grove has some tips.

 

Atwood professor: Diverse reporters needed to more accurately capture competing narratives in public issues

The Atwood Chair of Journalism is back for his second year, and determined to bring Alaska Native students into his journalism classes to position them as diverse media voices for Alaska's future.

 

Alumni Spotlight: Sean Rivers

Twelve years ago, his fleet feet propelled him to national championships. Now, he's growing a sense of community through his Portland, Ore., running stores. Meet Sean Rivers.

 

Project 49: Portraits from the Seward Sanatorium, 1950–1953

Far from being bleak hospital photos, this collection of portraits by Henry S. Kaiser Jr., a patient at the Seward Sanatorium, captured beaming smiles and near-laughter in his subjects.

 
Events

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Mountain View biking tour
Saturday, Aug. 16, 10 a.m.–noon
Mountain View

Late Summer Plant and Garden Art Sale
Saturday, Aug. 16, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
CES Anchorage Office (1675 C St., Ste. 100)

Campus Kick-Off 2014
Saturday, Aug. 23, 5 p.m.–Sunday, Aug. 24, 2 a.m.
UAA Cuddy Quad

Melody Swartz presents “Immunoengineering: A New Approach to Cancer Research and Beyond”
Sunday, Aug. 24, 4–5:30 p.m.
Student Union, South Cafeteria

Alaska Airlines Center Grand Opening Celebration
Sept. 5–14
Alaska Airlines Center

 
Podcasts

More podcasts...

Chartwell Lecture: Kevin Patterson, Anchorage Opera

2014 Northern Renaissance Arts & Sciences Reading Series - Rich Chiappone, Nancy Lord and Jo-Ann Mapson - July 20

2014 Northern Renaissance Arts & Sciences Readings: David Stevenson, John P. O’Grady and Anne Caston - July 22

 
   
 

The Seawolf Weekly is a publication of the Office of University Advancement at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Please visit UAA's news online at http://greenandgold.uaa.alaska.edu/.

 

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