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    Capitol Report April 5, 2024

    April 05, 2024

    The House Finance Committee Finalizes Operating Budget Amendments While the Senate Releases Draft Capital Budget.

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    Negotiations with Graduate Student Employee Union Making Progress

    April 05, 2024

    The University of Ӱԭ's (UA) Bargaining Team is wrapping up 3 days of in-person negotiations with the newly formed Ӱԭ Graduate Workers Association (AGWA) today. UA is optimistic about reaching a mutually beneficial contract for all parties, but there are rumors that work disruptions may occur in the coming weeks.

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    Fourth annual UA Giving Day reaches new heights

    April 05, 2024

    2,000 plus donors contribute during the 49-hour event. The universities saw an incredible show of support with over $1.3 million in funds raised to make a difference in students' lives and support important programs and activities.

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    Arctic Encounter Symposium to Spotlight UA Excellence

    April 05, 2024

    The University of Ӱԭ is proud to co-host the 10th international Arctic Encounter Symposium (AES) in Anchorage from April 10 to 12.

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    Compliance Chat #13 Social Engineering

    April 05, 2024

    In this Compliance Chat, we explore social engineering and actions to take to protect ourselves and the university. Mary Gower, Senior Institutional Compliance Liaison, and Josh Craft, UA Security Analyst at the University of Ӱԭ System Office of Information Technology discuss social engineering.

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    May is Internal Audit Awareness Month

    April 05, 2024

    We are one month early, but we wanted to get ahead of fiscal year-end activities and offer a few awareness activities to celebrate and honor the internal auditing profession.

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    Arctic Encounter Symposium to Spotlight UA Excellence

    March 22, 2024

    The University of Ӱԭ is proud to co-host the 10th international Arctic Encounter Symposium (AES) in Anchorage from April 10 to 12. AES is the largest annual Arctic policy event in the United States.

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    The Future of AI in Higher Education

    March 22, 2024

    Join the Faculty Alliance for the first-ever Thought Leaders Forum: A Brave New World: Looking into the Future of AI in Higher Education. It's an opportunity for UA faculty, staff, and students to explore the ethical integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) into educational practices.

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    The University of Ӱԭ System Gears Up for 49 Hours of Giving

    March 22, 2024

    UA Giving Day is a 49-hour online giving event that spotlights the impact of the university system and encourages philanthropic support of students, academic and training programs, and research for Ӱԭ.

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    2024 State of the University Address - Video Available

    March 21, 2024

    The 2024 State of the University Address was held on March 11, 2024 during the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce weekly luncheon. President Pitney provided an update on the important role of the University of Ӱԭ system in the state's economic recovery and in building Ӱԭ's workforce; the contributions of UA's world-class research; and highlighted excellence across the university system.