News & Announcements

Listing items tagged: impact

Dr. Terry Nelson

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.

Read More
2018 ANCSA Series

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.

Read More
Alliana Salanguit

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.

Read More
Eva Ulukivaiola

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.

Read More
2018 ANCSA Series

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.

Read More