Realizing Solutions: UAA/CBPP Public Forum- Nov. 28th The Value of Education in a Democratic Society

The Public is Welcome
Realizing Solutions: UAA/CBPP Public Forum
The Value of Education in a Democratic Society Public Forum and Discussion

UAA Consortium Library Room 307 Tuesday, November 28th 6:00‐9:00 pm

The UAA College of Business & Public Policy’s Realizing Solutions annually engages community experts, the public and UAA’s MPA Public Policy‐making graduate students in a forum and public discussion on issues that mater. The public is invited.
This year’s topic is on the Value of Education in a Democratic Society.

Guest speakers and students will address the value of education in a democratic society from multiple perspectives.
Free parking in Library NE Lot and the Library
Lot ground lots only

Guest Speakers

Dana Fabe Senior Justice, Alaska Supreme Court Elaine Andrews Senior Judge, Alaska Superior Court

Charles Wohlforth Alaska Dispatch Columnist & KSKA Media Host

Abbe Hensley Executive Director of Best Beginnings

Dr. Mark Stock Deputy Superintendent, Anchorage School District

Deena Mitchell Public Advocate & Founding member of Great Alaska Schools

Alyse Galvin Citizen Organizer in Education, Health & Fiscal Responsibility

Bill Popp CEO, Anchorage Economic Development Corporation

Dr. Mara Kimmel Co‐founder of the Alaska Institute for Justice

Dr. Thomas Nightswander Physician, Teacher & International Volunteer

Libby Roderick Singer, Songwriter, Recording Artist, Activist & Educator

Chris Rose CEO, REAP‐Renewable Energy Alaska Project of Alaska

Writing and Math Tutoring in the Library

Are you looking for some help with Writing or Math.  Good news, the Library has a partnership with the Learning Commons Writing Center and Math Labs to provide tutors during evenings and weekends.

Hours in the Library:

Writing Tutors available in Rm 110:  Mon – Thurs,  6-9pm and Sat – Sun 12-5pm

Math Tutors available on the 3rd Floor of the Library between Rm 309 and 307:  Sat – Sun,  2-8pm

UNTIL NOVEMBER 5, 2017. After November 5th, all math tutoring will be available in SMH 108.

Additional tutoring services are available in the Learning Commons and online via Live Homework Help

Have a great semester!

The Censorship Quiz II

 

Come to the second annual Censorship Challenge! In celebration of banned books week, the Anchorage Public Library and UAA/APU Consortium Library are hosting a pub quiz. Entry is free! Teams should consist of no more than six people. The quiz will consist of six rounds – including one visual round…

Alaska Maps

If you are traveling around Alaska this summer, you may want to check out some maps. You can take a look at topographical maps, road maps, fishing maps, historical maps and much more. A simple way to find out what we have is to type in to the Quick Search box: Alaska map.

6th ANNUAL COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT FORUM-April 24

6th ANNUAL COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT FORUM
Friday, April 24th, 2015
11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
UAA Consortium Library, Room 307

You are invited to join the Center for Community Engagement & Learning at our annual forum to recognize the civic engagement achievements from the past year.

The Community Engagement Forum features awards to students and faculty and highlights of our community partnerships, including the presentation of the 2015 Selkregg Community Engagement & Service Learning Award and Dr. Alex Hills Engineering & Civic Engagement Award.

The poster session is an opportunity to talk to Community Engaged Student Assistants about their faculty-community partner projects. Be sure to arrive early, you won’t want to miss it!

11:00 a.m. Student Poster Session | 12:00 p.m. Luncheon Program Begins

Please RSVP by April 20 RSVP online (www.uaa.alaska.edu/engage) or by contacting CCEL.

Harper Lee plans to publish sequel to her classic novel “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

Harper Lee plans to publish sequel to her classic novel “To Kill a Mockingbird.”


Harper Lee Plans To Publish A New Novel Featuring ‘Mockingbird’ Hero
www.npr.org
More than 50 years after the release of her classic — and only — novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, Lee plans to publish a second. The newly unearthed book, Go Set a Watchman, will be published in July.

Cabin Fever Debates-Jan 27

Cabin Fever Debates
The Seawolf Debate team is proud to present the tenth annual Cabin Fever Debates Intramural Debating Tournament. Held each year in the spring semester, the Cabin Fever Debates provide UAA students not active on the competitive Seawolf Team the opportunity to give academic debating a try. Designed for students with little or no competitive experience, the tournament will expose you to the fundamentals of debating and offer the chance to compete for a great prize package. All debates are open to the public. For more information, check out our website at cabinfeverdebates.uaa.alaska.edu.
When
Tue Jan 27, 2015 7pm – 10pm Alaska Time
Where
UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 307