Dr. Mbise shares research on health equity & labor exploitation on KRUAradio.org’s Informania, Thurs, 4-5pm (88.1FM)

Thursday, August 31, Deb the Librarian interviews Assistant Professor  Amana Mbise, Ph.D. about growing up in Tanzania and his experience working in global health; his research projects on labor exploitation, and the health assessment of Black Alaskans. And if this isn’t enough, learn about the many classes that Dr. Mbise teaches in Social Work at UAA!


KRUA’s Informania (88.1FM) welcomes Oxford PhD student & science songwriter, Thurs, May 5, 4pm-5pm, 88.1FM

Matthew Kemp  will be interviewed on May 5, 4pm-5pm by Deb the Librarian. Matthew is an Oxford PhD student studying seismology, investigating Alaska’s origin and formation. He is also a performer of science songs for youth!  Learn about his educational experience, discover what he has learned about Alaska, and how he translates science into song, this week on Informania!


Insights from UAA’s Olympic Athlete on KRUA’s Informania, Thurs., April 28, 4-5pm, 88.1FM, kruaradio.org

JC Schoonmaker, Olympic Nordic Skiier and UAA’s Mackay Athlete of the Year joins Deb the Librarian this week on KRUA’s Informania to share insights about what it takes to be a top athlete and college student, and his experience attending the 2022 Olympics as an athlete. This Informania interview airs Thursday, April 28, 4pm-5pm on KRUAradio.org or 88.1FM.


Indigenous ways of teaching, mindfulness, engaging in difficult dialogues & more, on KRUA’s Informania, Thurs, 4pm-5pm, 88.1FM

Libby Roderick is the guest on Informania on April 4, 2022 on UAA’s kruaradio.org / 88.1FM. Libby will discuss the many teaching and learning strategies she has taught, been involved with and written about. These efforts to engage and enlighten faculty and students include Indigenous Way of Teaching and Learning,  Difficult Dialogues, Books of the Year, mindfulness in the teaching and learning, and exploration around climate change.


Where can you find historic Alaskan videos? AMIPA! On KRUA’s Informania, Thurs, Nov. 4, 12pm-1, 88.1FM, kruaradio.org

Kevin Tripp, Senior Archivist at Alaska Moving Image Preservation Association (AMIPA), is interviewed about Alaskan films in the AMIPA collection, upcoming  ANCSA-related screenings and panel discussions, and  his path to Senior Archivist.

AMIPA is located on the third floor of the UAA/APU Consortium Library.

Listen to this Informania interview with host, Deb the Librarian, and be informed!