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University of Alaska Anchorage News
June 3, 2021
The UAA gymnastics team, which coaches and athletes have literally turned themselves upside-down to help save their program from elimination, is back in business.
May 28, 2021
The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) is partnering with Willamette University College of Law to expand access to law degrees for Alaskan students, offering a new direct-admit juris doctor (J.D.) program for qualified UAA students and alumni who are planning to attend law school.
May 25, 2021The University of Alaska Anchorage will welcome students back to campus in person this fall, the school announced Tuesday.Read Article
University of Alaska Fairbanks News
June 7, 2021
The University of Alaska Fairbanks researcher is part of a team of scientists who will work on NASA’s next Discovery Program mission, with launch as soon as 2028, mapping the surface of Venus and creating 3D reconstructions of the planet’s topography.
June 6, 2021
The University of Alaska is preparing for another $20 million in state funding cuts, with state lawmakers proposing to offset projected losses for next fiscal year.
Pat Pitney, UA interim president, said this week the cutbacks could lead to a reduction in staff and services, as her administration maintains core programs.
May 31, 2021Flowers are blooming, baby musk oxen are frolicking, and summer tours have started up once again at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Large Animal Research Station, otherwise known as LARS.Read Article
University of Alaska Southeast News
June 8, 2021UAS Chancellor Karen Carey, Interim Dean Paula Martin of the School of Arts & Sciences, Dean Pete Traxler of the School of Career and Technical Education, and Executive Dean Steve Atwater of the Alaska College of Education are proud to recognize students for their scholarly achievements.Read Article
June 1, 2021The paper, published in the science journal One Earth this month, is a collaboration between Ms. Angela Martin at the Centre for Coastal Research at the University of Agder in Norway, Dr. Heidi Pearson at UAS, Dr. Esben Moland Olsen at the Institute of Marine Research in Norway, and Dr. Grace Saba at Rutgers University.Read Article
May 27, 2021Shortly before Jakobshavn Isbræ, a tidewater glacier in Greenland, calves massive chunks of ice into the ocean, there’s a sudden change in the slushy collection of icebergs floating along the glacier’s terminus, according to a new paper led by authors at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder, Emory University, and University of Alaska Southeast.Read Article