This week on Informania, Professors Amber Worthington and Michelle Scaman talk with Deb the Librarian about the new Communication major, and how students can get presentation support at UAA’s Communication Center.
Dance prof. shares research on dance in Cuba & Ghana; Thurs., 4pm, kruaradio.org, 88.1 FM, on Informania
UAA dance Professor Jill Flanders-Crosby provides insights about her experience as a dancer, a dance teacher, and her research on dance in Ghana and Cuba on Informania, October 20, 2022, 4pm-5pm on KRUAradio.org, 88.1FM.
Listen and be informed!
Broadcast Engineering & video podcasting, Thurs., 10/13, 4-5pm on kruaradio.org, 88.1FM, Informania
Deb the Librarian interviews Broadcast Engineer Trent McNelly about his experience in the news broadcast industry, and his creation of video podcasting for the UAA Journalism and Public Communications Dept.
What’s new? UAA’s Climate Change Club! Thursday at 4pm on kruaradio.org, 88.1FM, Informania
Deb the Librarian interviews students and faculty involved in creating the Climate Change Club. Learn how a club gets started, what the goals and opportunities are for this club, and how both students and faculty became inspired to participate in this club.
Accounting professor shares insights on investing, UA budgeting, and more, Thursday, 9/29, 4pm-5pm, kruaradio.org, 88.1FM, Informania.
On Thursday, September 29, Deb the Librarian interviews Soren Orley, Associate Professor of Accounting, about his path to UAA, Accounting degree opportunities, UA budgeting, the PFD, and investing.
Listen on kruaradio.org or 88.1FM.
Informania discusses Banned Books, Thurs. 4pm, 88.1FM, kruaradio.org
Thursday, September 22, Deb the Librarian replays the original Informania episode, an interview with librarian Trina Carter about book (and music) censorship. Aired originally in Sept. 2012, book censorship has been a long standing issue. Libraries advocate for the freedom to read. I hope you find this episode engaging, and that it inspires you to read!
Insights & book reviews from students, Thurs., 4pm, KRUAradio.org, 88.1FM, Informania!
Deb the Librarian interviews Elian Lopez and Sara Rollins about their experience at UAA, their work at the UAA/APU Consortium Library, and a new podcast called Empty Head Book Banter! Thursday, September 15, 2022, 4pm-5pm. Listen and be informed!
Intro song is Information by Dredg.
Learn about UAA’s Student Organizations! Thurs., 4-5pm, kruaradio.org or 88.1FM, Informania!
Deb the Librarian interviews UAA’s Student Organization Coordinator, Shelby Kriegh to learn more about these great opportunities for students. Listen, and be informed!
USUAA’s President and VP discuss UAA’s student governance on kruaradio.org’s Informania, Thurs., 9/1, 4-5pm
This week on Informania, Deb the Librarian interviews the Union of Students at UAA (USUAA) President Katie Scoggin, and Vice President Shanone Tejada about experiences, opportunities, and goals. Listen on 88.1FM or KRUAradio.org, and be informed!
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs shares insights, Thursday at 4pm, on Informania, kruaradio.org, 88.1FM
Deb the Librarian interviews Bruce Schultz, UAA’s Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Thursday, June 17, 2022, 4pm-5pm.
Discover social, economic and policy research conducted by UAA’s ISER, Thursday from 4pm-5pm on KRUAradio.org’s Informania, 88.1FM
On Thursday, June 9, 4pm-5pm, Deb the Librarian interviews Dr. Diane Hirshberg, Director of the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER), about her research on education policy, and the research that the amazing ISER team conducts on Alaskan social and economic topics.
Library assessment & insights from our Icelandic librarian, May 26, 4-5pm on KRUAradio’s Informania 88.1FM, kruaradio.org
Deb the Librarian interviews Anna Bjartmarsdottir today on Informania!
Library e-resources behind the scenes, Thurs. May 19, 4-5pm, on KRUAradio.org’s Informania. (88.1FM)
Electronic Resources Librarian Christie Ericson is interviewed this week on Informania. Discover insights into becoming a librarian, how decisions about e-resources are made, and her work as the Library’s liaison to the Languages Department.
KRUA’s Informania explores Cyber Security, Thursday, 4pm-5pm on kruaradio.org, 88.1FM
On Thursday, May 12, 4pm-5pm, Deb the Librarian interviews Josh Craft, Junior Security Analyst for UAA’s IT Services about his job as a Security Analyst, and strategies for assuring cyber security.
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.
Earth Day Teach In, WWAMI, and UNAC negotiations, Thursday at 4pm, on 88.1FM, KRUA’s Informania
On Thursday, April 21, on kruaradio.org or 88.1FM, Deb the Librarian interviews Tim Hinterberger about UAA’s Earth Day Teach In, the WWAMI program and his knowledge and experience as a professor, and his insight about faculty union (UNAC) negotiations with UA Administration.
Insights from English Prof. Toby Widdicombe, April 14, 4-5pm on 88.1FM, KRUA’s Informania.
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.
Explore the neuroscience of sleep, and UAA’s neuroscience minor, Thurs. March 31, 4pm on Informania! 88.1FM, kruaradio.org
Deb the Librarian interviews Dr. Christopher Jung, Associate Professor in Biological Sciences at UAA, and an expert on sleep physiology.
KRUA’s Informania explores St. Patrick’s Day with UAA’s Irish historian, Thurs. 4-5pm on 88.1FM / kruaradio.org
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Deb the Librarian interviews Dr. Deirdre Bryan about her experience and knowledge about Ireland, her historical research, courses she teaches, and St. Patrick’s Day!
How faculty work to improve student learning, Thurs, March 3, 4-5pm, on KRUA’s Informania, 88.1FM
Deb the Librarian interviews Shawnalee Whitney, Associate Vice Provost, Faculty Development and Instructional Support this week on Informania. Listen on kruaradio.org or 88.1FM and be informed!
Interested in getting involved in radio? There are volunteer and paid positions at KRUA.
Medical Laboratory Science and UAA’s impressive faculty expertise on KRUA’s Informania, 4-5pm, Thursday, 88.1FM.
On Thursday, February 24, 2022, Deb the Librarian interviews Professor Grace Leu-Burke about her experience, and the amazing educational opportunities for students at UAA in Medical Laboratory Science.
Learn about UAA’s Mechanical Engineering program on KRUA’s Informania, Thurs., 2/17, 4-5pm on kruaradio.org, 88.1FM.
Dr. Jennifer Brock, Associate Dean of Mechanical Engineering, is Deb the Librarian’s guest this week! Discover opportunities, resources, and insights from this amazing UAA faculty member. Listen to become informed!
Journalism and Media Literacy, Thursday, 12pm-1pm on KRUA’s Informania, 88.1FM, kruaradio.org
Journalism Professor Paola Banchero is the guest this week (November 18, 2021) on KRUA’s Informania. Learn about Professor Banchero, the Journalism and Public Communications Dept., and Media Literacy during this program, hosted by Deb the Librarian. Listen and be informed!
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!
From Arkansas to Alaska, Creative Writing Professor Dennis Humphrey shares insights on KRUA’s Informania, Thurs., 10/21, 12-1pm, on 88.1FM.
This week on Informania, Deb the Librarian interviews Dr. Dennis Humphrey about his journey, education, book publishing experience, the English Dept. and life in Valdez.
Thurs., Oct. 20, 2021, 12pm-1pm on kruaradio.org or 88.1FM
What is Community Engaged Learning? Thursday, 12-1pm on KRUA’s Informania, 88.1FM.
Marsha Olson, the Associate Director for the Center of Community Engagement and Learning is the guest on Informania, Thursday, Oct. 14, 12pm-1pm. Marsha Olson has taught Communications and University Studies courses, and engaged her students in projects that make a positive impact on the community.
KRUA’s Informania celebrates Banned Books Week; learn about books and music banned, Thurs. 12-1pm, 88.1FM, kruaradio.org
Deb the Librarian replays her first Informania interview (ever!) from 2012 with Trina Carter about books and music that have been banned for words, themes, situations included. Interested? Listen on 12pm-1pm, Sept. 30 on kruaradio.org or 88.1FM.
Learn about UAA’s Study Abroad program, Thursday, 12-1 on KRUA’s Informania, 88.1FM
On Thursday, September 23, 2021, Deb the Librarian interviews Mara James about UAA’s Education Abroad program. Mara studied in France and Scotland as a student at UAA and now works in the Office of International and Intercultural Affairs helping other UAA students achieve goals of studying abroad. Listen and be informed!