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Just some of the more than 200 posts shared in support of UA Giving Day.
The University of Alaska Foundation Board of Directors has awarded the 2022 Edith R. Bullock Prize for Excellence to Libby Roderick. Roderick, who has been a UAA staff member since 2006, is the director of the Difficult Dialogues Initiative and associate director of the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence. Roderick received the award Wednesday during the Foundation's board meeting in Fairbanks.
The University of Alaska Foundation Board of Directors is accepting nominations for the 2023 Edith R. Bullock Prize for Excellence. The prize, which includes a $20,000 award, is presented to an individual who demonstrates excellence in support of the University of Alaska.
Scientists within the University of Alaska system, including graduate students and faculty members, are eligible to apply for the Angus Gavin Memorial Migratory Bird Research Grant that is now open for 2023 field season proposals. The application deadline is December 12, 2022. There are two $15,000 awards available.
A major, long-time supporter of the University of Alaska system, Northrim Bank, has gifted $259,500 to fund UA initiatives that advance research about Alaska's economy and fiscal policy, expand business education and build entrepreneurship capacity. Northrim's donation also includes funding to five community campuses where Northrim employees live and work.
Annie Maliguine, a master's student in marine biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, is the recipient of the 2022 Angus Gavin Memorial Migratory Bird Research Grant.
Yesterday the University of Alaska Foundation lost one of its longest-serving board members when Arliss Sturgulewski died in Anchorage at the age of 94. Arliss poured her time, talent and endless energy into many community and leadership roles, but had a particular affinity for higher education and its ability to help advance women and people of color in all areas of life.
The University of Alaska System's $200 million fundraising goal is within reach, according to a report shared with the University of Alaska Foundation Board of Directors at its March 2 meeting in Juneau. As of December 2021, more than $175 million in private donations have been contributed by alumni, friends, companies, and private organizations, including 35 gifts of $1 million or more.
At the root of philanthropy is a love of humankind, and Ed Rasmuson’s love for his fellow Alaskans can be seen throughout the University of Alaska system’s three universities. At UAA, UAF and UAS, the impact of Ed’s philanthropy is widely felt.
The University of Alaska Foundation has named two new members to its board of directors, added one new member to its investment committee, and elected a new slate of officers effective January 1.