HERS Women’s Leadership Network information sessions scheduled for Oct. 14 and 21
The UAA Chancellor’s Cabinet and the UAA HERS Women’s Leadership Network announce the application process to represent UAA at the Bryn Mawr or Denver HERS Summer Institute for women leaders in higher education. The deadline to apply is Nov. 13, 2014. Visit the HERS website for more information.
Informational sessions will be held:
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 3–4 p.m.
UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 307
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 10–11 a.m.
UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 307
The sessions will cover:
A brief introduction to the HERS Summer Institutes;
Experiences of recent participants;
The UAA internal application process; and
The vision of the UAA HERS Women’s Leadership Network.
Please contact Kaytlyn Church at email@example.com by Oct. 10 to set up a video link.
Please contact Vice Provost Susan Kalina (firstname.lastname@example.org), Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students Dewain Lee (email@example.com) or Associate Dean Hilary Seitz (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Fran Ulmer, former UAA Chancellor and Special Advisor to the U.S. State Department on Arctic Science and Policy, is the opening keynote for the upcoming Alaska Law Review symposium – “North to the Future: Opportunities and Change in Alaska’s Emerging Frontiers.”
Dr. William Iggiagruk Hensley, Visiting Distinguished Professor, UAA College of Business and Public Policy, will give the luncheon keynote.
Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Place: UAA/APU Consortium Library LIB 307
Parking: Free in the large lot by the Alaska Airlines Center – across the street from the Library.
Rapidly evolving changes in Alaska and the Arctic present challenges to Alaska’s leaders and institutions in addressing the legal issues associated with economic development, climate change, and social and cultural impacts. This symposium starts a conversation about these issues.
Panel topics include:
“Alaska Native Participation in the Territorial Governance of the North”
“Managing the Multinational Development of the Arctic North”
“Regulatory Oversight of Alaska’s Arctic Shores”
Barrett Ristroph, The Wilderness Society
Mara Kimmel, UAA Institute of Social and Economic Research
Betsy Baker, University of Washington School of Law
Mike Levine, Oceana
Barry Zellen, Visiting Fellow, Institute of the North
The Alaska Law Review is published by Duke University School of Law for the Alaska Bar Association.
This event is sponsored by the Alaska Law Review, the Arctic Law Section of the Alaska Bar Association, and the UAA Justice Center. Prof. Ryan Fortson, J.D., Ph.D., Legal Studies faculty in the Justice Center, is the faculty advisor for this event.
The Alaska Bar Association has approved this symposium for 4.5 hours of general CLE credit.
Think Tank Series: an interactive community engagement experience
Thursday, October 9
UAA Consortium Library, Room 307
Guest agency: Housing Anchorage (a collaboration that includes: Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, the Anchorage Community Development Authority, Cook Inlet Housing Authority, Rasmuson Foundation and United Way of Anchorage)
Topic: How can we spur housing development in Anchorage that is affordable to our workforce?
A non-profit agency presents a challenge or issue, and attendees brainstorm solutions for the organization.
Students, faculty, staff and community members – join us to assist this agency and contribute your thoughts and ideas to the discussion!
Pizza is provided by Moose’s Tooth.
Note: fee for parking on campus (and please allow extra time to find parking).
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/568404549948206/
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