Tag: University of Alaska Anchorage

Writer and activist Winona LaDuke speaking at the University of Alaska Anchorage

The Next Energy Economy: Grassroots Strategies to Mitigate Global Climate Change, and How We Move Ahead

This week’s show is "The Next Energy Economy: Grassroots Strategies to Mitigate Global Climate Change, and How We Move Ahead" with Native American writer and activist Winona LaDuke. Thanks for listening!
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Healthcare workforce

Alaska’s health care work force is aging into retirement. What attracts young adults to careers in health care? How is the new generation of health care professionals changing the face of health care? Thanks for listening!

University of Alaska Anchorage launches first Alaska chapter of National Academy of Inventors

The University of Alaska Anchorage launched Alaska’s first chapter of the National Academy of Inventors last month. They held an inauguration celebration that included speakers, a panel discussion and an induction ceremony of the chapter's first members.

Tune up your ears for Alaska’s original sounds

KSKA: Wednesday, December 14 at 2 and 8 p.m. Kurt Riemann is on a mission: archiving Alaska's original music. Tune in to hear samples and stories behind what he's gathered so far. Find out if you've got a classic Alaska recording for this archive. LISTEN NOW

Collegiate Skiing

KSKA: Thursday, Sept. 15, at 2:00 p.m. Budget cuts have forced the University of Alaska to look at eliminating sports, potentially making Alaska the only state without collegiate athletics, including its' ski team. On the next show we’ll hear interviews with the alpine and nordic coaches at UAA. We'll also speak with the director of the skiing program at APU. We’ll learn a lot more about a subject we haven’t covered before on the show. LISTEN NOW

Hmong Student Heads to College, Credits Cut Counselor

An East High School graduate is on her way to college at University of Alaska Anchorage. That transition is noteworthy because the student is a refugee, has two kids and barely spoke English when she started High School. Pang Thao attributes her success to a specialized counselor who recently lost her job because of school district budget cuts. Download Audio

UAA Theatre and Dance 2012 – 2013 Productions

Summer is over, schools are back in session and Stage Talk's series of highlighting upcoming theatre seasons comes to a close with an offering that showcases academic theatre at its best. Join faculty member and director David Edgecombe along with publicist Stephanie Wonchala as they talk about upcoming productions and some of the exciting changes that have been happening with Fine Arts at the University. KSKA: Friday 8/31 at 2:45 pm

Get Ready for College!

Preparing for college can be an entire family affair, not to mention the teachers and counselors who all pull together to help a young person get ready to succeed in higher education. This time on KTD we're talking about what it takes to get to university - and once accepted - how to do one's best during those college years. For this conversation we check in with advisors from two of Alaska's higher learning institutions: University of Alaska, Anchorage and Alaska Pacific University. KSKA: Tuesday 5/1 @ 2p & 7p

The Great Migration

Former national correspondent and bureau chief at the New York Times, Isabel Wilkerson was the first African American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for her reporting. She went on to publish a book chronicling the decades-long migration of 600 million black Americans in search of better lives in the North and West. Her book, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Migration was the subject of her talk at the University of Alaska Anchorage in January. KSKA: Thursday 2/23 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

ANSCA at 40 Panel Meeting at UAA

A panel discussion at the University of Alaska Anchorage Friday night will be the culmination of a series of talks that were organized by the ANCSA at 40 committee.

UAA Professor Urges Better Management of Oil Reserves

A University of Alaska professor says there’s a lot of value remaining in proven North Slope oil reserves, but the state needs to do a better job preparing for the future.

Alaska News Nightly: June 16, 2011

House Votes to Bar FDA Approval of ‘Frankenfish’, Congressional Delegates Divided on Likelihood of Gas Pipeline, UAA Professor Urges Better Management of Oil Reserves, Annual Finances Released by Congressional Delegates, and more...

Line One: Preparing Alaska’s Kids for Success

This week on Line One, host. Dr. Woodard talks with two local experts about early childhood education and preparing Alaska's kids for success. Executive...

Alaska Natives Doing Better, but Still Lag National Average

Alaska Natives are more educated, have more jobs, and are making more money than they were 40 years ago. But they are still well...

Talk of Alaska: What is a Frivolous Complaint?

Is the proliferation of ethics complaints in Alaska a warning sign of political divisions to come? In a nearly unprecedented step, Governor Sarah Palin (R)...

Talk of Alaska: Summer Reading

Is there a book you plan to read this summer? Or maybe there's a book you think other Alaskans ought to read? This week...