Information for Prospective Students
January 18, 2023
The new law signed by President Biden in late December creates an avenue for the university to gain around 360,000 acres of land. We are encouraged that being a land grant university without all its land is finally coming to an end.
December 07, 2022
The Alaska-themed "Day in the Life" TikTok ad campaign, is a collaboration between UA and the Alaska Travel Industry Association with support from Alaska Airlines that aims to attract more students and workers to the state. The campaign highlights a typical day in the life of two students, as well as two alums of the UA system who now work in the Alaska travel industry.
November 12, 2022
That foundation is our springboard for the next 100 years of Arctic leadership. Our leadership within the circumpolar Arctic is important not only to guiding policy, planning and infrastructure development, but also because we are nurturing and educating future leaders for our state.
Jan. 18, 2023
The University of Alaska has released a new report on Alaska energy issues, ranging from its history of fiscal challenges to the potential for a wide variety of renewable energy sources in the future. The report, titled “Alaska’s Changing Arctic: Energy Issues and Trends,” is the first of what is planned to be a series of annual briefing reports compiled by University of Alaska experts with the intent of informing state leaders on policies.
Jan. 19, 2023
The water-filtering abilities of farmed kelp could help reduce marine pollution in coastal areas, according to a new University of Alaska Fairbanks-led study.
Jan. 19, 2023
A reception celebrated the opening of the university’s Pride Center, which organizers say is unique. “This is the first college pride center in the state,” said Sara Caldwell-Kan, UAA’s director of multicultural student services. “So, that’s a signal to our students in Alaska who are queer and trans and allies that UAA does have specific focus and intention to support them.”