Welcome to the UA System News Center with resources for university employees, media and the community.

System News

Four researchers discussing coronavirus
Featured UA News
Latest updates on the FY21 Legislative session, Board of Regents, budget and other stories of system-wide impact.

Employee Resources

Student Orientation
Human Resources
Training, compensation, benefits, wellness and other news of importance to university employees.

Technology News

Technology for Teachers | Prince William Sound College
IT Announcements
Technology systems and processes, OIT news, training, security and other tech news.

Recognition/Leadership

UAS and Juneau School District Renew Partnership Focusing on ...
Personnel News
Hiring and transition announcements, employee recognition

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Government Relations

Capitol Report
Capitol Report
Featuring UA's work with the state and federal government, legislative hearings, opportunities to engage policymakers, and happenings within our state and nation’s capitols. 

On Topic

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Conversations with Experts
“On Topic” is a series of conversations with experts and authors on important issues that face Alaska produced in collaboration with the University of Alaska Press and hosted by President Jim Johnsen.

 UA In the News

Featured UA News Stories
Daily news coverage of the University of Alaska by media in Alaska and around the world.

University of Alaska Anchorage News

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    Leah Pacarro’s journey of self discovery

     June 2, 2020
     Every week for nearly two months, Leah Pacarro, a kinesiology major in UAA’s Department of Health, Physical Education & Recreation, had been watching the African American, Hispanic, Asian, International and Native American (AHAINA) Students of Excellence scholarship emails, encouraging her to apply, roll into her inbox.
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  • AHAINA Student of Excellence and health sciences senior Quacyya Cuaresma

     Quacyya Cuaresma starts with small changes to fuel grand ambitions

     June 1, 2020
     Health sciences senior Quacyya Cuaresma had no trouble keeping busy during quarantine. Si
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    The fourth state of matter  

    May 27, 2020
    In the Natural Sciences Building in a windowless room lies a machine named the Multipole Plasma Trap, a stainless steel vacuum chamber designed by Nathaniel Hicks, Ph.D., an assistant professor in UAA’s Department of Physics. He established the UAA Plasma Physics Laboratory in 2013. . 
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University of Alaska Fairbanks News 

University of Alaska Southeast News