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Jonathan Anderson was the opening presenter at the Anti-Essentialism in Public Administration Conference onMarch 2-3 in Ft. Lauderdale, sponsored by Florida Atlantic University. Jonathan’s paper was "Innocence, Blame and Accountability: Avoidance and Sense-making in Public Administration"

Jason Ohler served as keynote speaker for the Illinois' state-wide educational technology conference. His presentation was titled, "Then What? The past, present and future of educational technology" and was followed by three sectionals about literacy, digital storytelling and student new media production.

Hayes a Finalist for Kiriyama Prize
Ernestine Hayes is a finalist for The Kiriyama Prize for Nonfiction for “Blonde Indian: An Alaska Native Memoir”.

The Kiriyama Prize was established in 1996 to recognize outstanding books about the Pacific Rim and South Asia that encourage greater mutual understanding of and among the peoples and nations of this vast and culturally diverse region. The Prize consists of a cash award of $30,000, which is split equally between the fiction and nonfiction winners.

Karen Mitchell to Speak at National Convention
The Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) is pleased to announce that former UAS adjunct, Karen Mitchell, will be speaking at the 2007 CCCC Annual Convention.

Mitchell, of Miami University of Ohio, will be presenting during the session, "Many Voices, One Work: Multigenre Texts and the Construction of Identity." Mitchell's presentation is titled "Skipping Stones: Theorizing Identity in Multigenre Works." This session presents possibilities for multi-genre theory, construction of multi-genre autoethnographies by first-year writers, and use of such texts to explore African American identity through performance.

The session will be held from 9:30 AM to 10:45 AM on Friday, March 23, 2007.
Each year the CCCC Convention draws college faculty members from around the world. They gather to hear award-winning keynote speakers, attend presentations by colleagues on the latest innovations in education, and network to gain knowledge of best practices in the field. The 2007 CCCC Convention will be held March 21–24, 2007, in New York, New York.
For more information, or to register for the Convention, visit

Juneau Business Roundtable on Climate Change

Saturday, April 21st from 9am – 3:30pm at Eaglecrest Ski Area

Keynote speaker:
Auden Schendler, Aspen Ski Company
Managing Director, Community & Environmental Responsibility

Jeanne A. Williams
Juneau Economic Development Council
UAS School of Management

Rick Wolk UAS Assistant Professor, Marketing & Entrepreneurship 907-796-6133


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