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    Compliance Chat #12 Password Security

    February 23, 2024

    In this Compliance Chat video installment we explore password security. Mary Gower, Senior Institutional Compliance Liaison, and Kaitlyn Malloy, UA Security Analyst from the UA Office of Information Technology, discuss effective strategies to protect against unauthorized access and maintain the confidentiality of critical data.

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    Empowering Ethical Reporting: Navigating Concerns at the University of Alaska

    February 09, 2024

    UA actively promotes reporting, and offers an alternative resource--the UA Confidential Hotline (or call toll-free 855-251-5719), the university's online reporting tool. It serves as a confidential platform for raising concerns related to risks that could impact UA's financial health, safety, or reputation.

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    Staff Make Students Count nominations

    February 09, 2024

    Do you know someone who makes a world of difference for UA students?

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    The Employee Experience Survey

    February 09, 2024

    Earlier this week, university leadership shared the initial results of the Employee Engagement Survey that HR conducted last fall on behalf of the entire UA System.

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    UAA receives $46M from Department of Homeland Security to lead Arctic homeland security

    February 09, 2024

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) anticipates funding the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) $46 million over the next ten years to lead a consortium of U.S. academic institutions and partners for the newly established Arctic Domain Awareness Center (ADAC)-ARCTIC Center of Excellence (COE) for Homeland Security in the Arctic.

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    2023 UA Foundation Annual Report Released

    January 26, 2024

    This 28 page document covers financial information for the system and all three universities, as well as coverage of the 2023 Giving Day, events, initiatives, awards and more.

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    UA begins negotiations with graduate student workers' union

    January 26, 2024

    This week, the University of Alaska started negotiations with the newly formed graduate student workers union, AGWA-UAW.

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    Capitol Report January 26: President Pitney Visits the Capitol

    January 26, 2024

    This week, lawmakers continued to hear individual legislation, and both the Senate and the House received budget updates from the directors of the Office of Management and Budget and the Legislative Finance Division.

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    Capitol Report January 19: The Legislature Returns

    January 26, 2024

    This week, lawmakers returned to Juneau for the second half of the 33rd legislative session. Legislators will review legislation introduced last spring and a host of new bills introduced this year. They will also review the FY25 state operating and capital budgets and the governor's boards and commission appointments.

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    Did You Know improving FAFSA completion rates could bring Alaska students millions more in Federal Aid?

    January 26, 2024

    Alaskans could receive up to $6.8M in Pell Grants if more students completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA. As many as 65% of the Class of 2022 skipped filing a FAFSA, leaving vital financial aid untapped.