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Did You Know?
June 05, 2021
Dr. Robert Foy earned his Master in Science in Fisheries and Ph.D. in Oceanography from the University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences and later held a faculty position with the college before joining NOAA.
March 30, 2021
Amanda Friendshuh completed her Bachelor of Arts in elementary education at UAS in May 2020 and immediately was hired to teach third grade at Chapman Elementary and Middle School in Anchor Point, Alaska while also participating in UAS' reading specialist master's program.
March 30, 2021
Dylan Baffrey (UAF '18) is one of the proud alumna of the University of Alaska Fairbanks civil engineering program and is now employed by the multinational engineering firm Tetra Tech as a civil engineer.
UA in the News
May 19, 2021
University of Alaska alumni filling positions in local companies is just good business. In my company, Alaska Permanent Capital Management, 60% of our employees attended one or more of our universities in the UA system. Another Alaskan firm, R&M Consultants, recently told me that more than 50 percent of its employees are UA alums. Our companies are not unique. We rely on UA grads to power our workforce.
May 16, 2021
Alaskans are tough people, and it turns out we’re tough on our infrastructure, too. The 2017 report card for American infrastructure made several recommendations for improvement ranging from replacing aging structures with innovative, resilient solutions to prioritizing regular maintenance.
May 14, 2021
The campus at the University of Alaska Anchorage is quiet these days, now that the spring semester has come to an end. However, UA has a lot of work ahead of them in the coming months.
They’re making an effort to recruit more Alaskans into the education workforce.
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Students enrolled in 2018-19
Graduates employed full or part time within six months of graduation
The University of Alaska is a land-, sea- and space-grant system of higher education established in 1917.
The UA system's three universities (UAA, UAF and UAS) are separately accredited institutions with campuses and extended learning centers across the state of Alaska.