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Seawolf Weekly for March 12, 2014


University of Alaska Anchorage
Seawolf Weekly  
March 12, 2014

Alaska WWAMI director on KSKA to discuss metal-on-metal hip implants

Dr. Jane Shelby, director of Alaska WWAMI School of Medical Education, was a guest of Dr. Thad Woodard’s "Line One: Your Health Connection" to talk about problematic hip replacements with Dr. Steve Tower and Dr. Michael Mayor. Listen to the podcast.


Seawolf Hockey ends regular season with another win

It’s not over yet! The hard-charging hockey team wrapped up their regular season with a 3-1 win against UAF in the final game of the Alaska Airlines Governor’s Cup series. A post-season match against UAF this weekend decides who advances to the WCHA Final Five.


Illuminating education

It once cost $3,025 a year to light one of UAA's lecture halls. Now, after a coat of white paint and installation of new LED units, lighting that lecture hall in the Professional Studies Building will cost only $750 a year and use 75 percent less electricity.


What makes a cold city cool? Investigating urban design

Where you and I might see nothing more than an empty parking lot or a barren stretch of sidewalk, Bree Kessler sees a pop-up drive-in movie theater or space for a mobile library. She's been investigating winter cities as far away as Finland to see what innovations might help make Anchorage outdoor spaces more vibrant.


Alumni Spotlight: Kerre Shelton

Alaska's Division of Public Health oversees preventive safety programs in the state, from water fluoridation to bicycle helmets. Kerre Shelton, a UAA journalism graduate, sits at the helm of this massive undertaking, making sure her 500 employees scattered statewide are communicating effectively and keeping Alaskans as safe, savvy and responsible as possible when it comes to their health.


Student Spotlight: Seawolf Debate Program

Debate is more than just giving speeches. It creates an intricate lacework of argument and engagement that can win a competition trophy or, more important, clarify opinion and influence public policies that affect the quality of countless lives. Meet the people who enrich UAA's Seawolf Debate Program.


View UAA Calendars

Spring break holiday: Campus closed
Friday, March 14, all day

Family Charrette
Friday, March 14, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Anchorage Museum

Mark Trahant presents “Violence Against Women Act and Recent Developments Over Tradition”
Monday, March 17, 5–7 p.m.
UAA Campus Bookstore

“Women Judges: Are They Making A Difference?” with Chief Justice Dana Fabe
Monday, March 17, 7:30–9 p.m.
UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 307

UAA Says No More
Wednesday, March 19, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 307

UAA vs. Yale Exhibition Debate
Thursday, March 20, 7:30 p.m.
East High Auditorium


More podcasts...

Complex Systems: 'Are Humans Just Another Predator? The Roles of Human Foragers in North Pacific Marine Food Webs'

Brooke Gladstone talks about "The Influencing Machine"

Sen. Begich: "google it"

ISER Lunchtime Talk TUNDRA Project with Jennifer Schmidt

KRUA Student Storyboard: Students discuss UAA Recycling Competition, Fall 2013



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