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University of Alaska Anchorage News
Sept. 16, 2020UAA earned high marks for its undergraduate business, engineering and computer science programs in the 2021 Best Colleges rankings, released by U.S. News and World Report this week.Read Article
Oct. 6, 2020The chancellor proposed several cost-saving cuts, which included discontinuing the gymnastics program after the 2020-21 season. The Board of Regents voted to cut the program - with the caveat it could reverse the decision if the team raises money to cover two years of operating expenses.Read Article
Oct. 6, 2020
Ski team supporters have been busy. They have a website, Friends of UAA Skiing, which is raising awareness and soliciting funds. Ski Racing Media will match donations up to $50,000.
University of Alaska Fairbanks News
Oct. 15, 2020Polarstern spent more than a year in the frozen north with its engines switched off, drifting with the ice floe across the Arctic as its crew collected more than 150 terabytes of data and 1,000 ice samples.Read Article
Oct. 8, 2020
A new study headed up by two University of Alaska Fairbanks archeologists proves for the first time that people who lived in this area more than 11,000 years ago ate salmon, in addition to big game like bison.
Sep. 14, 2020University of Alaska Fairbanks is now offering free, online, short-term courses via edX, a trusted platform for learning. Five Arctic-focused courses are open for enrollment now.Read Article
University of Alaska Southeast News
Oct. 14, 2020University of Alaska Southeast students will now have the option of a direct admissions program with Willamette University College of Law thanks to a recent partnership between the two schools.Read Article
Aug. 26, 2020It’s an all too familiar tale, Indigenous languages on the verge of going extinct. Lost to time with the move to English being a predominant language in many households and the lack of native language speakers. But a project at the University of Alaska Southeast is looking to change the narrative.Read Article
Aug. 11, 2020Marine mammal scientists have been studying humpback whales in southeast Alaska for decades, but never before in an environment so devoid of human activity. The oddity of 2020 presented a unique research setting.Read Article