World Intellectual Property Day at UAA-May 3rd

World Intellectual Property Day at UAA TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016, 12:30 – 5:30PM
The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) and the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation, together with the United States Patent and Trade Office (USPTO), would like to invite you to participate in an exciting event – the first World Intellectual Property Day at UAA. It will be held May 3, 2016, on the UAA campus in the UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 307.

World Intellectual Property Day is celebrated each year with a variety of events and activities in cities worldwide. It aims to increase people’s awareness and understanding of the importance of intellectual property.

The theme of the event at UAA will be “Beyond Commodities –Transformation through Innovation,” which will fit into USPTO’s theme for this year, “Digital Creativity: Culture Reimagined.”

Come learn how intellectual property impacts ideas in today’s culture and economy. Hear from local and national experts on how to protect your ideas, designs and business and what can happen if you don’t. Hear success stories from local entrepreneurs and startups and learn what it takes to attract investment.

Please RSVP to Andrea Miller at andrea@uaa.alaska.edu or (907) 786-1196 by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27.

Learn more and view the complete agenda at uaa.alaska.edu/research/worldipday.

Location UAA – Consortium Library – Room 307
Event type Other
Organization UAA Research & Graduate Studies
Organizer almiller3@uaa.alaska.edu

The Censorship Quiz II

 

Come to the second annual Censorship Challenge! In celebration of banned books week, the Anchorage Public Library and UAA/APU Consortium Library are hosting a pub quiz. Entry is free! Teams should consist of no more than six people. The quiz will consist of six rounds – including one visual round…

Alaska Maps

If you are traveling around Alaska this summer, you may want to check out some maps. You can take a look at topographical maps, road maps, fishing maps, historical maps and much more. A simple way to find out what we have is to type in to the Quick Search box: Alaska map.

6th ANNUAL COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT FORUM-April 24

6th ANNUAL COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT FORUM
Friday, April 24th, 2015
11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
UAA Consortium Library, Room 307

You are invited to join the Center for Community Engagement & Learning at our annual forum to recognize the civic engagement achievements from the past year.

The Community Engagement Forum features awards to students and faculty and highlights of our community partnerships, including the presentation of the 2015 Selkregg Community Engagement & Service Learning Award and Dr. Alex Hills Engineering & Civic Engagement Award.

The poster session is an opportunity to talk to Community Engaged Student Assistants about their faculty-community partner projects. Be sure to arrive early, you won’t want to miss it!

11:00 a.m. Student Poster Session | 12:00 p.m. Luncheon Program Begins

Please RSVP by April 20 RSVP online (www.uaa.alaska.edu/engage) or by contacting CCEL.

Harper Lee plans to publish sequel to her classic novel “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

Harper Lee plans to publish sequel to her classic novel “To Kill a Mockingbird.”


Harper Lee Plans To Publish A New Novel Featuring ‘Mockingbird’ Hero
www.npr.org
More than 50 years after the release of her classic — and only — novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, Lee plans to publish a second. The newly unearthed book, Go Set a Watchman, will be published in July.

Cabin Fever Debates-Jan 27

Cabin Fever Debates
The Seawolf Debate team is proud to present the tenth annual Cabin Fever Debates Intramural Debating Tournament. Held each year in the spring semester, the Cabin Fever Debates provide UAA students not active on the competitive Seawolf Team the opportunity to give academic debating a try. Designed for students with little or no competitive experience, the tournament will expose you to the fundamentals of debating and offer the chance to compete for a great prize package. All debates are open to the public. For more information, check out our website at cabinfeverdebates.uaa.alaska.edu.
When
Tue Jan 27, 2015 7pm – 10pm Alaska Time
Where
UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 307