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University of Alaska Anchorage News
May 3, 2021
In the race for automobile manufacturers to sustainably develop electric vehicles, lithium-ion batteries are the key. To cross the finish line, the BMW Group has invited UAA geological sciences professor LeeAnn Munk, Ph.D., along for the ride.
April 28, 2021
Last spring, the University of Alaska’s School of Nursing moved quickly to get its 2020 graduates out the door and working on the frontlines as the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated.
This year, it took equally quick steps to make sure its continuing students got their chance at clinicals and other hallmarks of nursing school, even in the middle of a pandemic, so the pipeline of new nurses wouldn’t be cut off. That proved extra challenging as the health care industry buckled in for one of its toughest years in recent memory.
April 25, 2021The pandemic has been rough on all students, but the financial burden has especially affected college students and enrollment numbers across the nation. That’s why the University of Alaska Anchorage is offering a few new scholarships to help get students in class for the first time, get more students back in class and of course help students stay in class.Read Article
University of Alaska Fairbanks News
May 2, 2021
Tons of cars, hundreds of students and an uncountable number of balloons and ribbons filled the campus on Saturday. The University of Alaska Fairbanks honored the class of 2021 with a drive-in and virtual ceremony.
May 1, 2021
Representatives from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the U.S. Army met at Fort Wainwright on Friday to formalize an agreement between the university and the U.S. Army Garrison Alaska. Per the agreement, the Army Garrison’s Children and Youth Services training modules will count toward a degree in Early Childhood Education from UAF’s Community and Technical College.
April 27, 2021
It’s been four years since Keith Champagne worked at Central Washington University. However, the impressive list of accomplishments he achieved during his time there and the work he continues to do at the University of Alaska Fairbanks has now earned him an enormous recognition.
University of Alaska Southeast News
April 30, 2021On this Friday’s Juneau Afternoon, we’ll celebrate the honors bestowed upon them by the University of Alaska Southeast – Duncan’s honorary Doctorate of Education and Jackson’s award for meritorious service.Read Article
April 27, 2021The Rural Alaska Students in One-Health Research (RASOR) program started its second year in 2021 ready to tackle new challenges. Ten Southeast Alaska students from Metlakatla, Petersburg, Sitka, and Craig and three Mt. Edgecumbe students from Unalakleet, Huslia, and Tyonek joined this year.Read Article
April 1, 2021The University of Alaska Southeast’s literary and arts journal is set to release Friday after one of the most tumultuous years in recent memory.Read Article