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University of Alaska Anchorage News
Sept. 3, 2021
It’s the first event in the arena since the pandemic shut down sporting events there in early 2020. Now that events are back, getting in to watch the volleyball tournament and other events will come with safety requirements
Aug. 31, 2021
The University of Alaska Anchorage hockey team will return to the ice next winter.
Aug. 25, 2021
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, up to half a million registered nurses could retire in the U.S. by next year. Carla Hagen, director of University of Alaska Anchorage’s school of nursing says here in Alaska, the state is at the top of the list when it comes to the nationwide shortage of registered nurses.
University of Alaska Fairbanks News
Sept. 7, 2021A new project lead by the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute, professor of geophysics Carl Tape, will unite seismic analysis and modeling with supercomputing power.Read Article
Sept. 7, 2021
Ocean waters wash and feed Alaska’s shores and let fish swim inland, sustaining people living off rivers. When oceans change, so does life across the state.
Aug. 29, 2021
This year, however, UAF and the rest of Division II are back in full swing with all sports ready to go. This weekend saw the Nanooks return athletics for the season and boy was it exciting.
University of Alaska Southeast News
Aug. 24, 2021Next year's Ironman competition in Juneau will start and finish on the Auke Lake campus of the University of Alaska Southeast.Read Article
Aug. 24, 2021
Chancellor Dr. Karen Carey said on Action Line that they are excited to be back and that the buzz with the students is great.
July 29, 2021Jason Amundson, a glaciologist from the University of Alaska Southeast, and co-author of the study also points out that only 50 of approximately 100,000 glaciers in Alaska are tidewater glaciers, and they’re some of the biggest.Read Article