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  • Coronavirus update: reconsider travel to China

    January 30, 2020

    On January 29, the U.S. Department of State- Bureau of Consular Affairs and the Centers for Disease Control issued a travel advisory urging Americans to reconsider travel to China, because of the coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, China.
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  • How the UA Wellness Program can help you with your health and fitness goals

    January 30, 2020

    A new year is another chance to set some goals to become healthier and happier in 2020. Maybe you want to be more active. This could be the year you take on the Equinox marathon or the Anchorage Mayor's Marathon and Half Marathon. Maybe you want to incorporate more vegetables into your diet or reduce your soda intake.
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  • Nominations open for Staff Make Student Count Awards

    January 30, 2020

    Staff members lay the foundation for just about every aspect of student success. That's why the University of Alaska recognizes university staff who provide outstanding service to students anywhere in the system with the Staff Make Students Count Award.
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  • Orphan Mug Drive a Success with 148 donated mugs

    January 30, 2020

    Led by Lisa Sporleder, the Butrovich Orphaned Coffee Mug Drive resulted in 148 candy-filled mugs being donated to the Fairbanks Community Food Bank during the 2019 holiday season.
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  • January Human Resources updates

    January 30, 2020

    Each month Human Resources provides an update on systemwide projects currently in process. The details of these projects are still being worked on and communication will also be sent to those directly impacted prior to the effective date of the change.
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  • Supervisor Excellence and Leadership Skills Series

    January 30, 2020

    The University of Alaska's Employee Assistance Program through Deer Oaks is offering the Supervisor Excellence and Leadership series this year. These are a series of important topics designed to provide managers and supervisors with enhanced skills that can help them improve the morale, motivation and productivity of their employees.
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  • Capitol Report : Alaska Legislative session begins

    January 30, 2020

    Lawmakers gaveled in on Jan. 21 at the Capitol to start the second session of the 31st Alaska Legislature.
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  • UA Board of Regents approves tuition increase, sets aside $1.5 million for student financial aid

    January 30, 2020

    The University of Alaska Board of Regents voted to increase the amount undergraduate students pay for college tuition by 5 percent beginning in fall semester 2020, but directed the administration to invest $1.5 million of tuition revenue to financial aid for students at each university. The UA tuition rate remains well below the tuition rates at most universities in the west.
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  • All UA statewide sites to transition from Roxen to OU Campus website platform

    January 30, 2020

    OIT is in the process of migrating all UA websites from Roxen to OU Campus. OU Campus is a web content management system that's fast and easy to use, and is designed specifically for higher education. It's currently used by hundreds of colleges and universities. The new system features a number of advanced layouts and features based on modern website design trends and the needs of university users. The new OU Campus templates meet required ADA compliance standards, as well as contain all disclaimers required by federal law.
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  • Shredway pick up scheduled for Feb. 7

    January 30, 2020

    Shredway is scheduled to come for a pickup next Friday, Feb. 7. If you have items that you need to have shredded, please contact Aerin at catroxel@alaska.edu or extension 8365, no later than 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6.
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