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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
Sep. 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.
Aug 13, 2021
The researchers pieced together the animal's journey by studying the different types, or isotopes, of the chemical elements strontium and oxygen contained in the 1.7m-long tusk. These were matched with maps predicting isotope variations across Alaska. They found that the mammoth had covered 70,000km of Alaskan landscape during its 28 years on the planet.
Aug. 12, 2021In a step toward improving the success of Alaska Native students, staff and faculty at the University of Alaska, interim President Pat Pitney announced that Pearl Brower will lead the development and implementation of diversity and inclusion strategies at the university.Read Article
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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.