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Four researchers discussing coronavirus
Featured UA News
Latest updates on the FY21 Legislative session, Board of Regents, budget and other stories of system-wide impact.

Employee Resources

Student Orientation
Human Resources
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Technology News

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IT Announcements
Technology systems and processes, OIT news, training, security and other tech news.


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Personnel News
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Government Relations

Capitol Report
Capitol Report
Featuring UA's work with the state and federal government, legislative hearings, opportunities to engage policymakers, and happenings within our state and nation’s capitols. 

On Topic

Conversations with Experts
“On Topic” is a series of conversations with experts and authors on important issues that face Alaska produced in collaboration with the University of Alaska Press and hosted by President Jim Johnsen.

 UA In the News

UA Regents
Featured UA News Stories
Daily news coverage of the University of Alaska by media in Alaska and around the world.

University of Alaska Anchorage News

University of Alaska Fairbanks News 

  • <i>Photo by Ned Rozell</i><br>A mushroom-shaped granite tor sits on a mountainous ridge about 60 miles northeast of Fairbanks

    Granite tors evidence of ice-free Alaska

    July 9, 2020
    As I started hiking a ridgetop during the July Fourth weekend, a friend told me to look for the mushroom rock ahead.
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  •  Long-distance champions of Alaska

     July 6, 2020
     A scientist recently wondered which animal travels farthest across the landscape in one year. In doing his research, he found a few Alaska creatures near the top of the list.
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  • Colorful flowers at the Georgeson

    Georgeson Botanical Garden open to visitors

     June 30, 2020
     The flowers are blooming and the Georgeson Botanical Garden is open to visitors this summer. Garden hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Visitors may enjoy the garden’s flowers, herbs and landscaped space. Because of coronavirus concerns, the University of Alaska Fairbanks garden isn’t hosting public events or organized tours this year.
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University of Alaska Southeast News