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University of Alaska Anchorage News
July 8, 2020Our alumni find many ways to stay connected and give back to their community, including Nick Armstrong-Crews, B.S. Computer Science '03, B.S. Mathematics '04, B.S. Natural Sciences '05, senior software engineer at Google.Read Article
July 8, 2020“I don’t remember ever wanting to be anything else,” said Caroline Venuti of being a teacher.Read Article
June 30, 2020Recently UAA’s New Student Orientation got a major overhaul. The entire program was revamped with new tours, more interactive presentations and a morning breakfast so new students could connect before starting their orientation day.Read Article
University of Alaska Fairbanks News
July 9, 2020As I started hiking a ridgetop during the July Fourth weekend, a friend told me to look for the mushroom rock ahead.Read Article
July 6, 2020A 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.Read Article
June 30, 2020The 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.Read Article
University of Alaska Southeast News
July 9, 2020Dr. Karen Carey has been appointed to serve as Interim Chancellor at the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS), located in Juneau, Alaska’s capital city.Read Article
July 8, 2020Affordable Schools has placed the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) at #3 in its list of the 15 best affordable environmental studies Bachelor's degree programs of 2020.Read Aticle
June 30, 2020The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Romee McAdams as its new Coordinator for Equity and Compliance.Read Article