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University of Alaska Anchorage News
Oct. 30, 2020UAA’s Student Life and Leadership has run a campus-wide campaign called UAAVotes to inform students and help them feel confident when they head to the polls for the first time ever.Read Article
Oct. 30, 2020These universities have risen to the occasion in applying the scholarship, research and unique capacities of their faculty and staff in responding to the COVID crisis, says the chancellor of the University of Alaska Anchorage.Read Article
Oct. 29, 2020
University of Alaska Anchorage Chancellor Cathy Sandeen announced Thursday that she has accepted a position with California State University.
University of Alaska Fairbanks News
Nov. 3, 2020The University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) has implemented tuition changes for military service members.Read Article
Oct. 31, 2020
The Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration (ACUASI) has been selected by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to take part in a new UAS research program called BEYOND. BEYOND is designed to help the FAA find ways to allow commercial and beyond visual line of site (BVLOS) operations.
Oct. 29, 2020Today the University of Alaska Fairbanks was able to report no new COVID-19 cases. All students and faculty are required to wear masks on campus, unless outdoors in an environment where they can guarantee 6 feet of distance. UAF has experienced a relatively low number of new cases this past week.Read Article
University of Alaska Southeast News
Oct. 14, 2020University of Alaska Southeast students will now have the option of a direct admissions program with Willamette University College of Law thanks to a recent partnership between the two schools.Read Article
Oct. 24, 2020With the capital city as its backdrop, this small school offers picturesque views thanks to dorms overlooking Auke Lake. During the pandemic, when many universities have experienced enrollment drops, the University of Alaska Southeast has been able to sustain encouraging numbers. Students can enroll in unique programs like Alaska Native/Northeast Coast studies and fisheries.Read Article
Oct. 29, 2020The University of Alaska Southeast pays tribute to Kingeistí David Katzeek, a clan leader of the Shangukeidi, Thunderbird House of Klukwan, who passed away this week. His substantial contributions documenting the rich worldview and knowledge structure of the Tlingit is the foundation of academic study and research and university intellectual engagement.Read Article