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University of Alaska Anchorage News
Sept. 16, 2020It’s a race to raise millions of dollars for the University of Alaska Anchorage hockey, gymnastics and alpine skiing team after the University of Alaska Board of Regents approved their elimination, effective fiscal year 2021-22. The road to reinstatement hinges on whether the programs can raise two years' worth of expenses by February 2021.Read Article
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
Sept. 1, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic wears on, it’s not surprising that many Alaskans are feeling less than OK, said Vanessa Meade, a social worker and professor at the University of Alaska Anchorage.
University of Alaska Fairbanks News
Sep. 12, 2020UAF Vice Chancellor Keith Champagne, who oversees the student affairs and athletics, said in a Daily News-Miner story Friday that the two developments — the hiring of Ms. Dellinger and the creation of the fundraising campaign — have created some new buzz about Nanook athletics.Read Article
Sep. 16, 2020
Now supported by a Jack Eddy fellowship, I have moved to the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. In this cold but beautiful place, I look forward to my new research experience and continuing to discover the mystery of shocks.
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
Sept. 15, 2020University of Alaska’s interim president said a University of Alaska Southeast merger is no longer being considered despite the system’s financial challenges.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