Monthly Archives: January 2012

A PERS Retirement Processing Seminar is scheduled in Fairbanks 5 – 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 14, at the Fairbanks Northstar Borough School District Office. Before the announcement is sent to State of Alaska employees, the Division of Retirement wanted to give University of Alaska employees an opportunity to enroll before the seminar is full.  This is … Continue reading PERS Retirement Processing Seminar Feb. 14

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A TRS Retirement Processing Seminar is scheduled from 5 – 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the Fairbanks Northstar Borough School District office.  This is a valuable resource for anyone considering TRS retirement in the next year or two. Enroll online.

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The UAF School of Education is collaborating with the Autism Society of Alaska to raise awareness and bust disability barriers. A free viewing of the documentary Wretches and Jabberers will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 11, in the Schaible Auditorium. Oscar winner and twice Academy Award-nominated filmmaker, Gerardine Wurzburg, created this inspiring film that chronicles the world … Continue reading Documentary film about autism Feb. 11

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What are ITEACH WEEKENDS? iTeach Weekends are five-day (two non-consecutive weekends and one Saturday) hands-on clinics offered by the Instructional Design Team at UAF’s Center for Distance Education. These intensive clinics are tailored to help you improve how you gather and manage your own research, create course schedules that work for you and your students, build and manage online learning … Continue reading Feb. 20: Spring iTeach Weekends applications

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The deadline for faculty, staff and student deadline for technology fee (TAB grant) proposals is Friday, Feb. 10. TAB funds are the result of fees collected from UAF students on a per course basis. Each proposal must focus on technology of direct benefit to students, either in the classroom or via related educational or learning activities. For more … Continue reading Feb 10: TAB grant proposals

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FEMA is hosting a Volcanic Crisis Awareness workshop at the Geophysical Institute 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m, Thursday, Feb. 16 and 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17. This day-and-a-half awareness-level course will provide participants with an understanding of the complex factors that influence volcanic crises: the hazards, vulnerabilities, impacts, risks, and the tools and processes that support monitoring, … Continue reading Volcanic Crisis Awareness Workshop: Feb. 16 – 17

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The University of Alaska System has promoted two longtime UA employees. Erika Van Flein, formerly benefits administrator for UA Human Resources, has been named director of benefits. She replaces Mike Humphrey, who recently left the System Office to serve as executive officer for UAA Chancellor Tom Case. Brandi Berg, formerly assistant to Board of Regents’ Executive Officer Jeannie Phillips, … Continue reading Two top-level appointments announced at Statewide

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