University of Alaska Anchorage launches first Alaska chapter of National Academy of Inventors

Dr. Helena Wisniewski is inducted during the Inauguration of the UAA Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors at Gorsuch Commons. (Courtesy of UAA)

The University of Alaska Anchorage launched Alaska’s first chapter of the National Academy of Inventors last month. They held an inauguration celebration that included speakers, a panel discussion and an induction ceremony of the chapter’s first members.




Opening comments: 

Panel discussion: 

Keynote Speaker Alaska State Senator Shelley Hughes: 

This program was recorded at the University of Alaska Anchorage on Friday, September 28.

Ammon Swenson is Alaska Public Media’s Audio Media Content Producer. He was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. He graduated from UAA in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and integrated media. He’s previously worked for KRUA radio, the Anchorage Press, and The Northern Light.

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