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University of Alaska Anchorage News
Feb. 15, 2021The University of Alaska Anchorage is celebrating Black History Month by offering several ways to celebrate and learn.Read Article
Feb. 11, 2021
The data is preliminary, so the acceptance number, which is a part of the students who have applied, tends to be a lagging indicator and could increase. However, the strong upward trend in applications particularly at University of Alaska Anchorage, or UAA, is very encouraging.
Jan. 20, 2021In December and January, UAA’s Alaska Airlines Center (AAC) became a focal point for two critical COVID-19 mitigation efforts. In the same time frame, several UAA faculty, staff and students contributed to a report on the effects of Anchorage’s COVID-19 emergency orders.Read Article
University of Alaska Fairbanks News
Feb. 14, 2021The University of Alaska Fairbanks has received a five-year, $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to increase the reach and effectiveness of mentor-based teaching throughout Alaska.Read Article
Feb. 13, 2021Economic growth, local jobs, national security, and keeping our best and brightest closer to home. These are all outcomes from the research and development happening at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. As our state faces financial challenges, UAF is a community partner to help stabilize and grow our state’s economy and well-being.Read Article
Feb. 7, 2021
When Robert Prince is trying to find subjects for his podcast, “Dark Winter Nights,” he says it’s as simple as asking someone: “Have a crazy story?”
University of Alaska Southeast News
Feb. 4, 2021University of Alaska President Pat Pitney told the Juneau Chamber of Commerce today (Thursday) that she sees an exciting opportunity in marine biology and fisheries for the University of Alaska Southeast.Read Article
Jan. 27, 2021A program that teaches teachers how to incorporate culture into their classrooms has moved into several communities in Southeast Alaska. The program “Thru the Cultural Lens” is run by Sealaska Heritage Institute. It’s been in some of Juneau’s secondary schools for about seven years, but this year it’s expanding to five K-12 school districts in smaller communities in the region.Read Article
Jan. 21, 2021
Diverse: Issues In Higher Education will kick off 2021 with its annual Emerging Scholars edition.
The January 21, 2021 edition will profile 15 “under 40” scholars throughout the country who are making their mark in the academy through teaching, research and service. These outstanding scholars represent the future of academia and serve as an inspiration to both students and colleagues.