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November 12, 2021
In honor of Veterans Day, this 'Did You Know' video presentation provides an in-depth look at the programs, services and support the university provides to student veterans, active military students, and dependents. The presentation reflects on the history of the U.S. Military presence in Alaska and the military partnerships that UA's three universities currently enjoy.
October 29, 2021
The special exhibition gives the museum visitors the opportunity to see the bowhead whale from the perspective of Native and non-native artists, writers and whalers, photographers and engineers.
September 28, 2021
In 2001, Pat Holloway planted the first test plot of peonies in the Georgeson Botanical Gardens.
UA in the News
Dec. 1, 2021
The program was launched in part to combat “brain drain,” which is when Alaskans leave the state for educational or professional opportunities and don’t return. AFP does the reverse, offering young Alaskans a reason to stay and attracting recent college graduates to the state.
Nov. 30, 2021
Starting with $100,000 from the UA Foundation, the SIF has grown to approximately $2.2 million, thanks largely to investment returns. Over its 30-year history, the SIF boasts an average annual return of 11.3%, compared to the 10.8% average annual return of its benchmark, the S&P 500. It supports several needs-based scholarships each year.
Nov. 29, 2021
“At around 250 miles above Earth, spacecraft feel more drag, sort of like they’ve hit a speed bump,” said Mark Conde, a physicist at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the principal investigator for NASA’s Cusp Region Experiment-2, or CREX-2, sounding rocket mission. By understanding the forces at play in the cusp, scientists hope to better anticipate changes in spacecraft trajectories.
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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.