Events

June 4, 2015–Shirley Holloway–NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

Shirley Holloway is best known for establishing the Quality Schools Initiative, calling for high expectations for all students in Alaska and proving that all students, no matter their social, economic or ethnic background, can be academically successful. Holloway has been recognized as a woman breaking the glass ceiling to become one of the first female […]

May 2015–UAA Book Store Special Events

1.    Thursday, May 7, from 4:30 p.m. -6:00 p.m. at the UAA Campus Bookstore: Photographer Ben Huff presents his book, The Last Road North In The Last Road North, Alaska photographer Ben Huff explores life along Dalton Highway, where “the physical and psychological line between wilderness and oil” marks the Alaska frontier. At his event, […]

May 15, 2015–Alaska Quarterly Review Spring/Summer Launch Party

AQR – an Alaska institution for 33 years – is set to launch its most provocative issue ever. Fiction, non-fiction and poetry by writers from Alaska and beyond, plus the extraordinary special feature: “Gaza: The Land Behind the Fence” – an essay and photographs by Eman Mohammed, the first female photojournalist in Gaza. Ms. Mohammed’s […]

April 2, 2015–Finding Bethany–Glen Klinkhart

In my long list of accomplishments, the first and foremost role in my life is to be the best father I can possibly be to my son. He is a wonderful gift in my life and he has helped me to understand what it truly means to be a dad. He has been an inspiration […]