From career night to the impact of plastics
Biology Career Night
Biology faculty hosted a Career Night for Biology and Marine Biology Students on the Juneau campus October 30. Sheila Cameron (AK Department of Fish and Game), Bonita Nelson (National Marine Fisheries Service), Jeff Chen (Student Conservation Association) and Deborah Rydman (UAS) talked with more than 20 students about internships and other opportunities within their agency. The event kicked off with a pizza social and informal discussions. Alaska and Northwest recruiter Jeff Chen flew down from Anchorage was able to meet with students during the week.
English faculty Nina Chordas recently attended the Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society conference in Lacey Washington. She presented a session entitled “Poetic Transubstantiations: Shakespeare, Marvell, and Consumption in the Afterlife.”
Vess Presentation on Impact of Plastics
Sociology faculty Lora Vess gave a talk at the downtown Juneau Public Library the evening of Nov.13. The talk was entitled "Edible Lies: A sociological look at plastic, chemicals, and food."