Bad Librarian! In the 1970s, many librarians and adults were upset by Maurice Se…

Bad Librarian! In the 1970s, many librarians and adults were upset by Maurice Sendak’s children’s book "In the Night Kitchen" because its young protagonist, Mickey, was depicted in the nude. Many librarians censored the book by painting diapers over the boy’s genitals, and in some cases the book was even burned. Here's the Colbert Report's take on the controversy: http://on.cc.com/YZPDjK


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Bad Librarian! In the 1970s, many librarians and adults were upset by Maurice Se…

Bad Librarian! In the 1970s, many librarians and adults were upset by Maurice Sendak’s children’s book "In the Night Kitchen" because its young protagonist, Mickey, was depicted in the nude. Many librarians censored the book by painting diapers over the boy’s genitals, and in some cases the book was even burned. Here's the Colbert Report's take on the controversy: http://on.cc.com/YZPDjK


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The UAA/APU Consortium Library and the Anchorage Public Library have teamed up t…

The UAA/APU Consortium Library and the Anchorage Public Library have teamed up to offer The Censorship Challenge. This event at the Snow Goose Restaurant is free and open to the public, so bring your friends and test your knowledge on issues of censorship and intellectual freedom. There will be prizes for first, second, and third place teams - as well as a special prize for not last!



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The UAA/APU Consortium Library and the Anchorage Public Library have teamed up t…

The UAA/APU Consortium Library and the Anchorage Public Library have teamed up to offer The Censorship Challenge. This event at the Snow Goose Restaurant is free and open to the public, so bring your friends and test your knowledge on issues of censorship and intellectual freedom. There will be prizes for first, second, and third place teams - as well as a special prize for not last!



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HERS Women’s Leadership Network information sessions scheduled for Oct. 14 and 21

UAA 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.
Community campuses:
Please contact Kaytlyn Church at kmchurch@uaa.alaska.edu by Oct. 10 to set up a video link.

For questions:
Please contact Vice Provost Susan Kalina (smkalina@uaa.alaska.edu), Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students Dewain Lee (dllee@uaa.alaska.edu) or Associate Dean Hilary Seitz (hjseitz@uaa.alaska.edu).

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How can we spur housing development in Anchorage that is affordable to our workforce?-Oct. 9

Think Tank Series: an interactive community engagement experience

Thursday, October 9
1:00-2:15 p.m.
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/

Center for Community Engagement & Learning (CCEL)
University of Alaska Anchorage
LIB 211G 3211 Providence Dr., Anchorage, AK 99508
907-786-4062 p
907-786-4966 f
engage@uaa.alaska.edu
www.uaa.alaska.edu/engage
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