Dr. Terry Nelson Recognized as an Inspiring Teacher
Dr. Terry A. Nelson was recently recognized at the 24th Annual Institute on Teaching and Mentoring hosted by the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) as an inspiring teacher. The SREB’s Doctoral Scholars Program prepares minority Ph.D. scholars to enter college classrooms and teach the next generation. Dr. Nelson is a 2013 graduate of the program. She was one of six scholars that the Institute on Teaching and Mentoring featured as an inspiring teacher.
ANCSA: Diversity of Alaska Native Corporations; February 23rd 2018
Alaska Native Corporations were formed when Congress passed the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) of 1971 in response to a rise in native activism and pressure from oil companies to smooth the path for a trans-Alaska pipeline after oil was discovered in 1968.
Economics Major Alliana Salanguit in Green & Gold
For the past couple of years, Alliana Salanguit has been working in Juneau. She began as an intern last January and is currently working her second legislative session in Juneau as a full time legislative staffer.
Alumna Eva Ulukivaiola (BA Economics ’17) Featured in Green & Gold
When Eva wasn’t in the library or in the lecture hall pursuing her undergraduate degree, she was busy involving herself with extracurricular activities at UAA, from serving as a senator in USUAA and vice president of UAA’s Economic Club, to helping plan the university’s Homecoming events, as well as been serving as a mentor in Student Support Services.
ANCSA: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly; January 26th 2018
On January 26th, Professor William Hensley will be part of a panel discussion about the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA). For Alaska Native peoples as well as for anybody living in Alaska, this act has had a considerable impact. CBPP has been sponsoring an ANCSA series of events for a few years, and the discussion promises once again to be lively and interesting.