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Seawolf Weekly for July 30, 2014

University of Alaska Anchorage
Seawolf Weekly  
July 30, 2014
 

Art refracts science in new two-story stained glass installation

Crane your neck and take in the new two-story stained glass installation in the ConocoPhillips Integrated Science Building. Artist Jack Archibald shared some of his secrets.

 

Alumni Spotlight: Marvat Obeidi

On the water, she’s a paddleboard entrepreneur. On the rink, she drops derby opponents to their kneepads. And in the classroom, Marvat Obeidi is a role model for her multilingual students—like them, she grew up in Anchorage between two cultures, two languages and the culture shock of being a first-generation Alaskan.

 

Alumni Spotlight: Rahab Kiruku

She moved from a bucolic suburb of Nairobi 12 years ago to study nursing at UAA and emerged four years later with a hard-won bachelor's degree. Now she's a registered nurse at Providence Alaska Medical Center. Meet Rahab Kiruku.

 

Update: Status of UAA’s student-driven smoke-free campus movement

Last April, UAA students voted for a smoke-free campus. Meet the student leaders of the movement and find out what happens next.

 
Events

View UAA Calendars

BBQ
Thursday, July 31, 11:45 a.m.–1 p.m.
Outside the Student Union

Tanaina Child Development Center “Empty the Boot” Silent Auction Fundraiser
Saturday, Aug. 2, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
MINI Cooper of Anchorage (800 E. 5th Ave.)

Public debate on Ballot Measure 1: “Alaskans should vote to repeal SB 21”
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 5:30–7 p.m.
Bear Tooth Theatrepub (1230 W. 27th Ave.)

Save the Date: 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

 

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