Student Sharing Wisdom

We're doing an interview for a project that's based of survival, resilience and identity. My class (writing and reading strategies) have connected with Hollis class (intercultural communication) to explore how students negotiate their identity at UAA.

Interview about negotiating identity and resilience at UAA college with Alex and Noel

Alex asked me about my time here at UAA and how knowing my identity has helped me. He asked me about my resiliency in my life and my time at college.

CP interviews her aunt about living in different places.

In this interview, made 2019 in flemington, New Jersey. Christina Pastor (14) interviews her aunt. We talk about food, fears, and living in new places. She also talks about what it is like to leave her family and live far...

"I feel I am doing in my life what I need to do to help other people"

For the Great Thanksgiving Listen 2019, Anna Deems interviews her aunt Janet Poerschke. Janet talks about her childhood growing up on a farm in Pennsylvania with a large family. She shares many stories from her youth, her favorite travel memories...

Interview my Dad

We talked about his work life and how he went into the military, then proceeded to go into law enforcement after retiring the army.

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Charles Tobin and Sandra Medearis
February 6, 2009 Alaska Kit B

Charles “Lew” Tobin, 60, tells friend Sandra Medearis how he got fed up with pouring iron and headed to Alaska. He began his northern adventure by spending the winter in a remote cabin on the tundra and learning first hand...

Identity, Survival &a Resilience: Students Sharing Wisdom

Interview of Elizabeth Rayburn-Snyder WRTG 090 by Cheryl Williams COMM A305 UAA

Glenda Miller and Olivia West

Olivia West talks with fellow church member Glenda Miller about her life as a Missionary Nurse in Brazil, people who have inspired her, and how she came to know Christ.

Mount Foster

G David Foster tells William Foster, his grandson, about his experience of researching and climbing Mount Foster in Alaska.

Alex & Alex’s interview

We recapped important elements to surviving going to college here at UAA. We learn interesting components of Alex & Alex’s backgrounds.

The Spirit of Denali
October 10, 2018 App Interview

David Lucchino remembers attempting to climb Denali with a NOLS expedition led by Phil Powers and Jim Ratz in 1994. What he learned along the way was more important than the summit.

Overcoming Adversity

Kelly Perry talks about her childhood and the difficult challenges she faced.

An Interview with Grandma Hitz

In this interview, conducted on November 24th, 2018 in Austin, Texas, Molly Snodgrass (17) interviews her grandma Donna Hitz (66) about her life. Grandma shares stories about the Great Alaskan Earthquake of 1964, and growing up in Alaska.

Great Thanksgiving Listen 2017

Mrs. Gail Wade grew up in a small island in Alaska before it became a state. She talks about her dynamic life and fondest memories.

My cat is the most important person in my life

In November 2017 Jacey Pallas interviews Holden Arnold about how his cat is the most important person in his life.

Alaska Shenanigans (A Brown Girl in a New World)

Liliana Talamantes moved from El Paso, Texas all the way to Alaska for college. She did encounter some discrimination because of her skin color.