Category Archives: Informania Interviews

Laptops, bicycles, and other library resources and services are discussed this week on Informania, Thursday at 5pm on kruaradio.org, 88.1FM.

This week on KRUA’s Informania radio show, Deb the Librarian interviews the amazing Robin Hanson, Head of Access Services.  Robin Hanson discusses her roles as Head of Circulation, Interlibrary Loan, and Building Manager, and shares how the Library has evolved thanks to feedback from students, staff and faculty given during the LibQual surveys.  Listen, and learn!

Learn about UAA’s Summer Engineering Academies for grades 6-12, Haiti roof design, and more on Informania, Monday at 9am, Thurs. at 5pm, on kruaradio.org, 88.1FM.

Deb the Librarian talks with Scott Hamel, Professor in the College of Engineering at the University of Alaska Anchorage.  He is organizing the College of Engineering’s Summer Engineering Academies.  These week-long academies include the following options:  Structure Destruction, 3D Modeling, Java Programming, Robotics, Energy, and Gears and Sprockets.

Professor Hamel has also been involved in providing international help as a member of the group, Engineers without Borders.  Read the Anchorage Daily News article about Professor Hamel’s work on roof design and development for Haiti.

Dr. Hamel will also talk about the College of Engineering courses he teaches, and his work on the Board of the Tanaina Development Center.  Listen to Informania, and learn!

 

 

 

 

Shawnalee Whitney discusses debate, communication, GER assessment, and prioritization on Informania, Thurs. at 5pm on kruaradio.org/88.1FM.

Associate Professor of Communication, Shawnalee Whitney, shares insight on UAA’s debate program and the purpose of debate; courses and the minor in Communication at UAA; General Education Requirement assessment, and the process of prioritization at UAA.  Listen, and learn!

Listen to past shows at http://www.kruaradio.org/informania-catch-with-deb-and-her-guests/.

Kathleen Voge discusses Computer Information Systems courses and degrees, on Informania, Thurs. at 5pm on kruaradio.org, 88.1FM.

M Butterfly Director, Jessica Jacob, shares insight on theatre this week on Informania, kruaradio.org, 88.1FM, Thurs. at 5pm.

In March and April 2014, the University of Alaska Anchorage’s production of M Butterfly received rave reviews and experience sold out shows.  On March 28, Egan Millard wrote an Anchorage Daily News review of the show titled, “Seduction and Illusion in UAA’s Masterful ‘M Butterfly’.’‘  On March 31, in an interview with Deb the Librarian, Jessica Jacob, Director of M Butterfly, provided insight into this production, as well as her other roles as Adjunct Professor at UAA (with an upcoming Stage Combat course), and Executive Director of the Alaska Theatre of Youth.  Listen to this Informania interview with Jessica Jacob from March 31, 2014.  Listen, and learn!

Electronic Resources Librarian shares insights on Library resources, Mon. at 9am or Thurs. at 5pm, on Informania, kruaradio.org / 88.1FM.

Learn about the databases and ebooks that the Consortium Library subscribes to from Christie Ericson, Electronic Resources Librarian at UAA, during this Informania Interview from March 24, 2014.  Relatively recent “Library School” graduate, Christie also provides insight into courses and expectations of a Masters of Library Science program, and invites those interested in librarianship to join the Future Librarians and Information Professionals (FLIP) lunch discussions which are scheduled at the Consortium Library one Friday each month.  Listen and learn!

This week on Informania, Dr. Mark Fitch shares insights on Math; Faculty Senate; and Prioritization. Listen Thursday at 5pm on kruaradio.org / 88.1FM.

Mark Fitch shares information and insight on mathematics and UAA’s Math Department; and talks about Faculty Senate roles and responsibilities during this Informania interview from March 17, 2014.

Dr. Eric Murphy discusses Psychology & UAA’s Undergraduate Research on Informania, Thursday at 5pm on kruaradio.org/88.1FM.

Informania explores services for UAA’s commuting students – Monday at 9am / Thursday at 5pm, on kruaradio.org, 88.1FM

Deb the Librarian interviews David Murdoch, UAA’s Commuter Student Services Coordinator, this week on Informania.  Tune in to 88.1FM or kruaradio.org on Monday from 9am-10am or Thursday from 5pm-6pm.  Listen and learn!

This week on KRUA’s Informania, Communication Instructor and Life Coach, Solveig Pedersen, explores communication and dating. Thurs. at 5pm on 88.1FM / kruaradio.org.