It bears repeating that the library is having a Therapy Dog in the library durin…

It bears repeating that the library is having a Therapy Dog in the library during finals week. We will NOT be serving hot dogs as reported in The Northern Light.



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Feeling Stressed during Exams? The therapy dog will be back in the Library.byStephen J. RollinsPosted onApril 15, 2014Feeling Stressed during Exams? The therapy dog will be back in the Library and this time for more sessions.Research suggests that interactions with therapy dogs can temporarily affec…
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From Dean Steve Rollins' blog: Feeling Stressed during Exams? The therapy dog…

From Dean Steve Rollins' blog:

Feeling Stressed during Exams? The therapy dog will be back in the Library and this time for more sessions.

The Library will have a trained therapy dog ready to help in the main lobby on the following dates:

10am- noon on Tuesday, April 29th
Noon- 2pm on Wednesday, April 30th
2pm-4pm on Thursday, May 1st
4pm-6pm on Friday, May 2nd

http://www.consortiumlibrary.org/blogs/sjrollins/2014/04/15/feeling-stressed-during-exams-the-therapy-dog-will-be-back-in-the-library/


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UAA’s Summer Engineering Academies (grades 6-12), Haiti roof design, & more – Informania, Mon. 9am, Thurs. 5pm, KRUA

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!

 

 

 

 

Feeling Stressed during Exams? The therapy dog will be back in the Library.

Feeling Stressed during Exams? The therapy dog will be back in the Library and this time for more sessions.

Research suggests that interactions with therapy dogs can temporarily affect the release of various neurotransmitters in the brain; oxytocin (a chemical heavily linked with bonding) and dopamine (a chemical associated with reward and motivation) levels are increased, while lowering cortisol levels (an immunosuppressant) associated with stress.

The Library will have a trained therapy dog ready to help in the main lobby on the following dates:

10am- noon on Tuesday, April 29th
Noon- 2pm on Wednesday, April 30th
2pm-4pm on Thursday, May 1st
4pm-6pm on Friday, May 2nd

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