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September 10, 2021
An in-depth look into the university's role in the development of critical minerals which includes research, exploration and extraction of strategic minerals, workforce development for the mining industry, and their importance to the state's economy and national security.
August 17, 2021
The recognitions have noted the access that UAS undergraduate students have to hands-on education, internships, and research opportunities.
July 27, 2021
And it's about to celebrate its 75th birthday!
UA in the News
Sept. 22, 2021
The President of Alaska's University System said the new online courses they provided on a learning platform that began last year have caught the attention of thousands of students from around the world.
Sept. 20, 2021
A University of Alaska Anchorage student founded a company that garnered him an international award in early 2021. Michael Martinez, an undergraduate senior studying chemistry, won the High North Young Entrepreneur Award for his work using microbes to extract rare earth elements in an environmentally friendly process.
Sept. 7, 2021
The chemistry of oceans impacts all the organisms in it. From oysters to crabs, mussels to snails, from shellfish to salmon, all are all affected by ocean acidification, and all are important for subsistence, commercial and sport fishing in Alaska.
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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.