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News and Press Releases 2009

UAS Chunnel at Annual Mini-Golf Event
The course opened Dec. 19 at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center.

New UAA Juneau Nurses
The University of Alaska Southeast and the University of Alaska, Anchorage School of Nursing is holding a pinning ceremony for graduates of the Associate Degree Nursing Program at 1 p.m., Sunday, December 13, 2009 at the UAS Egan Lecture Hall on the Auke Lake campus.

Mining Certificate Holders Offered Jobs
Greens Creek and Couer Alaska are now in the process of hiring from a pool of fifteen UAS students.

UAS Professor Talks on Palin Phenomenon
University of Alaska Southeast Professor of Political Science Clive Thomas is giving several talks on the “Palin Phenomenon

Egan Lecture: An Evening with Alexander Tutunov, Nov 13
“Mr. Tutunov's performance was exhilarating and inspired. His playing demonstrated a unique talent. His interpretations were like a breath of fresh air.” –Soviet Culture, Moscow

Egan Lecture: Predator Control in Alaska: Is Sound Science Constrained by Politics?
Victor Van Ballenberghe, Wildlife Ecologist Friday, November 20, 2009, 7 p.m. UAS Egan Lecture Hall

Friday's Lecture: Why it is Not Okay to Drill, Drill, Drill
Lecture at 7:00 P.M. in the Egan Library

Evening at Egan 2009: Fridays, September 18-November 20, 7 p.m.
Ketchikan fish artist Ray Troll kicks off the series and features his latest works September 18 with a talk he calls “Further Adventures in Scientific Surrealism” at 7 p.m. in the Egan Library.

Speakers to Graduates: Take Personal Responsibility
Remarks to graduates at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Commencement at the University of Alaska Southeast had a similar theme.

UAS Commencement May 1- 3, 2009
The public is invited to join the celebration at ceremonies in Juneau, Sitka and Ketchikan.

New partnership between UAS and Coeur Alaska
The UAS School of Career Education recently entered into a partnership with Coeur Alaska to provide entry level, heavy duty diesel mechanics to work at the Kensington Mine.

College Goal Sunday and FAFSA Events
Alaska’s 5th annual College Goal Sunday event will take place at 2pm on Sunday February 8th, 2009.

Book on Tlingit Battle Wins National Award
University of Alaska Southeast faculty and authors Richard and Nora Dauenhauer were in Berkeley, California recently to accept an American Book Award.