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University of Alaska Anchorage News
Oct. 15, 2021
Especially in Alaska, the more people who know how to keep airplanes in the air the better. However, it’s a big state and there are mechanics in rural locations that don’t have the same accessibility to classes to excel their knowledge. From the University of Alaska Anchorage, the Mechanical Helper Education Program seeks to offer knowledge to anyone who wants to learn.
Oct. 13, 2021
UAA's Fast Track certificate programs - combined with city scholarship support - provide opportunities to upskill or reskill for Alaskans affected by COVID job loss and recession.
Oct. 12, 2021
A new group of students from nearly 250 high schools across Alaska have been identified as this year's class of UA Scholars, qualifying each of them for a $12,000 scholarship to use at any University of Alaska campus.
University of Alaska Fairbanks News
Oct. 15, 2021The University of Alaska International Arctic Research Center has launched their “Fresh Eyes on Ice” project to the public. According to Brooke Woods, Fisheries Analyst and Outreach Coordinator for the Yukon River Intertribal Fish Commission with Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC), the data gathered will benefit Alaskan Native communities along rivers.Read Article
Oct. 12, 2021The infamous “Into the Wild” bus is now visible to the public again as restoration and conservation efforts continue on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus.Read Article
Oct. 11, 2021A site near Delta Junction will be the Alaska research location in a $12 million multi-state project to determine the content of airborne particulate matter. The Alaska site, one of 12 around the nation, will be overseen by assistant professor Jingqiu Mao of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute and College of Natural Science and Mathematics. Professor Nga Lee "Sally" Ng of the Georgia Institute of Technology is the lead investigator.Read Article
University of Alaska Southeast News
Oct 7, 2021The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) will recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day with a conversation event titled “Ḵaa Tukax̱saké Héende – Towards the River That Untangles a Personʼs Mind.”Read Article
Oct . 1, 2021Ernestine is the author of several critically acclaimed works, including two memoirs, Blonde Indian and The Tao of Raven. She earned her Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree from UAS and her Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and Literary Arts from the University of Alaska Anchorage.Read Article
Sep. 30, 2021Ernestine Saankalaxt Hayes has recently been honored with two awards. A former Alaska State Writer Laureate, she was chosen to receive the Rasmuson Foundation Distinguished Artist award as well as the Juneau-Douglas City Museum’s first ever Marie Darlin Prize.Read Article