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Q&A with Jim Johnsen, President, University of Alaska May 2017
Inspiration +  Aspiration =  Motivation May 2017

Inspiration + Aspiration = Motivation

Who remembers high school and all of the classes you endured? You likely maneuvered through a diverse curriculum and swath of subjects. Oh, so many subjects. Not to mention social interaction and the emotional ebb and flow of peer connectivity. Toss in the computer age and the growth of social media, and high school becomes a whirlwind of data, burgeoning intellect, and social maturation, all swirling through a torrent of adolescence.

Vote November 2016

Vote

Vote this November in the General Election. Registered voters should turn out in force to make a difference with their votes. In the August Primary Election only 88,817 of 515,714 registered Alaska voters cast ballots—a 17.2 percent turnout. As an aside to contrast this year’s poor Primary Election participation, in Alaska’s 1992 General Election, 82.9 percent of registered voters cast ballots—the highest percentage of voters so far.

Dr. Ralph Townsend appointed ISER director June 2016

Dr. Ralph Townsend appointed ISER director

Alaska USA Foundation gives $5,000 to support Boy Scouts of America June 2016
February 2016

Alaskan Student Ambassadors Go to China

Last summer nine highly motivated and adventurous University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) students ventured into China as the inaugural class for a pioneering new Economics course: “Globalization and China Economy and Business.

January 2016

Next Generation Career Planning

For individuals planning to enter the workplace, it’s important to be aware of what’s going on in a business community. While some skills and work traits are universal and timeless—communication, critical thinking, punctuality—others come and go with changing business priorities, cultures, and technology.

Training Plumbers, Steamfitters, and Pipefitters January 2016

Training Plumbers, Steamfitters, and Pipefitters

Nearly 23 percent of people who work in Alaska are part of a union, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. Alaska has the second-highest percentage of union workers in the nation, behind only New York.