AWAC Presents: Alaskans on the Ground – Experiences in Iraq

Five Alaskan servicemen who have served in Iraq share their experiences from overseas and reveal what they call, "the other side of the story."...

AWAC Presents: Joe Montville

Joe Montville is the director of Abrahamic Family Reunion, an Esalen Institute project that offers ways to use psychological and spiritual approaches in...

AWAC Presents: Dr. Paul Dunscomb

This week on AWAC Presents, Dr. Paul Dunscomb from UAA speaks on Whatever happened to Japan: the Economic Superpower that Never Was. Director of...

AWAC Presents: Dr. Julian Dierkes

Recorded in Anchorage on May 8, Dr. Julian Dierkes examines the impact of  for-profit Japanese "shadow education" (juku) on the diversity of teaching and...

AWAC Presents: Herb Meyer

During the Reagan Administration, Herb Meyer produced national intelligence estimates and other top secret publications for President Reagan and his team of national security...

AWAC Presents: Operation Enduring Freedom

This week on AWAC Presents, four Alaska servicemen who served in Afghanistan share their experiences and insights on their overseas duty. Colonel Edward Daly,...

AWAC Presents: Dr. Diddy Hitchins, UAA

As a professor of comparative politics at the University of Alaska Anchorage, Dr. Diddy Hitchins has used Marshall Goldman's books in her classroom for...

AWAC Presents: Lobsang Nyandak, the Dalai Lama's representative to the U.S.

As we recognize Alaska's 50th anniversary of statehood, a little farther west, 2009 also marks the 50th anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising of 1959,...

AWAC Presents: Nick Lawson, Doctors Without Borders

Nick Lawson (right) in Pakistan following the earthquake in 2005. To view more of Nick Lawson's photos, click the link below. Nick Lawson began working...

AWAC Presents: Dr. Jan Agosti, Gates Foundation

Anchorage grown, Dr. Jan Agosti returns home to talk about Global Health and the Gates Foundation Approach to Global Health Inequity. As Senior Program...

AWAC Presents: John Hamilton, U.S. foreign service

A career officer in the U.S. Foreign Service for 35 years, John Hamilton was ambassador to Peru from 1999 - 2002 and to Guatemala...

AWAC Presents: Ed Verona, U.S. – Russia Business Council

Ed Verona is the President and CEO of the U.S. - Russia Business Council, which includes members of both Russian and American companies....

AWAC Presents: Dr. Lilian Alessa

The ominous title of her talk, "Water and the Arctic: The Endgame," may sound intimidating, unless we begin to recognize the tools available to...

AWAC Presents: Eric Brown

Eric Brown is the co-founder and CEO of Impact Games, which uses video games to engage people in current events and world affairs. Impact's...

AWAC Presents: General Chandler, US Air Force

General Carrol H. "Howie" Chandler is Commander of the Pacific Air Forces and Air Component Commander for U.S. Pacific Command. He's served in the...

AWAC Presents: Sergey Ivanovich Kislyak, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the US

His Excellency Sergey Ivanovich Kislyak has served in the Russian Foreign Ministry since 1977, including stints as ambassador to Belgium, Russian representative to NATO,...

AWAC Presents: Dr. Karin von Hippel, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Anchorage grown, Dr. Karin von Hippel has conducted research for the United Nations, the European Union and now the Center for Strategic and International...

AWAC Presents: David Shorr, The Stanley Foundation

As program officer in Policy Analysis and Dialogue at The Stanley Foundation, David Shorr is currently focused on national security strategy and the United...

AWAC Presents: Qubad Talabani, Kurdistan

Qubad Talabani is the Kurdistan Regional Government's Representative to the United States and he is the son of Jalal Talabani, Iraq's current president. In...

AWAC Presents: Dr. Jim Murphy, Rasmusson Chair of Economics

Dr. Jim Murphy comes to Alaska and the University of Alaska Anchorage from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he has taught and...