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Mitch Kitter

Real World Solutions: Cybersecurity Director Reflects on Key UAA Lessons

Mitch Kitter, MBA ’21, wouldn’t have predicted this career path when he started as an undergraduate at UAA. As he discovered, you never know when a college course may spark interest in a new industry or align with opportunities that come up along the way.

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Faculty Member Promotions and Tenure

The College of Business and Public Policy is pleased to acknowledge faculty members who have received promotions and tenure since 2020. Congratulations!

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Certificate Programs Offer New Opportunities

Last year the College of Business and Public Policy developed six new certificate programs designed to help meet Alaska’s workforce needs from the entry-level to the executive suite.

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ISER is Seeking a New Director

ISER is currently looking for a new director, who will coordinate research activities both within the institute and with other institutions and agencies, and will supervise a multi-disciplinary team consisting of 30 people, including faculty, administrative and research staff, and student researchers.

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Students Practice High-Stakes Decision-Making During Arctic Security Simulation Course

A landslide, tsunami, missing cruise ship, wildfires and Arctic haze all hit Alaska at once last month in a simulation created by UAA students in the Arctic Security course. They responded to these imagined future emergencies in a weeklong role-playing assignment mimicking the pressures and cascading events policy decision-makers are faced with during disasters.

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