‘Building Anchorage’s Future: Dream Big and Dare to Fail’ with former mayor Rick Mystrom
Rick Mystrom, former mayor of Anchorage (1994–2000) and author of My Wonderful Life with Diabetes, will speak about his terms as mayor and developments he championed.
This lecture is part of the UAA Department of Political Science’s William H. Seward Lecture Series, which is focusing on Anchorage’s Centennial by inviting former mayors to speak on their experiences with politics and Anchorage. Learn more at the UAA Political Science website.
Wed Oct 14, 2015 7:30pm – 9:30pm Alaska Time
UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 307
READ LOCAL: A CELEBRATION
October 10, 7-9 pm, UAA/APU Consortium Library, LIB 307
Come join us on the last day of Alaska Book Week for a celebration of statewide writing contest winners, author readings, and a special announcement from Alaska Writer Laureate Frank Soos. There will also be a silent auction, as well as light refreshments. This event is free and open to the public.
For more information about Alaska Book Week events, Oct 3-10 http://www.alaskabookweek.com/p/anchorage-events.html
Here’s more information about the Alaska Center for the Book http://www.alaskacenterforthebook.org/
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…
New items on course reserves added today: Lend Me a Tenor for Theater 121 and Race (DVD) for Anthropology 202. To find out if your course items are available on reserve, click here: http://bit.ly/1KyYuJO
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.
Finals are right around the corner! From test-taking tips to stress reduction techniques, we’ve got the resources you need to succeed in your studies.
And don’t forget, we offer study spaces, laptop checkouts, online resources, helpful people, and much more to get you through the end of the semester.
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 A New Novel Featuring ‘Mockingbird’ Hero
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
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.
Tue Jan 27, 2015 7pm – 10pm Alaska Time
UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 307
Brush up on your Pirate speak for International Talk Like a Pirate Day with Mango Languages! http://bit.ly/1tihtmC