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  • New podcast with Jim Johnsen host

    On Topic with Jim Johnsen

    April 17, 2019

    UA released a new series called "On Topic with Jim Johnsen" featuring conversations with authors and experts on important issues facing Alaska
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  • UA 2040 website envisions the future of the University of Alaska

    UA 2040

    April 17, 2019

    UA 2040 is an aspirational and interactive website developed to guide and inspire the growth of the University of Alaska
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  • Special meeting of the Board of Regents

    Special BOR Meeting

    April 09, 2019

    The University of Alaska Board of Regents voted 6-5 to provide initial teacher preparation programs in Anchorage through UAF and UAS. Education students will be able to remain in Anchorage to pursue their teaching degrees from accredited and approved programs.
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  • Administration hear SOE student concerns

    Special meeting of the Board of Regents April 8

    April 05, 2019

    During a special meeting on April 8 the University of Alaska Board of Regents will hear the findings of an expedited program review regarding UAA's School of Education, consider a recommendation to discontinue UAA's initial licensure programs and discuss the university's FY20 budget.
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  • Alaska Airlines wingtip

    Concur Travel

    April 05, 2019

    New travel and expense management system saves money and frustration
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  • The My Future Alaska gateway is for adult learners, military and first generation college students

    My Future Alaska student gateway

    April 04, 2019

    Prospective students can search programs, degrees, transfer agreements between colleges, estimate their costs and more easily find the University of Alaska campus that best suits their needs through a new student gateway called My Future Alaska.
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  • University of Alaska Anchorage Joins Groundbreaking College Transfer Network

    April 04, 2019

    University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) becomes the 30th institution across 12 states to join the Interstate Passport Network (IPN), a nationwide network of two- and four-year colleges and universities that allows students to transfer lower-division general education credits as a block to any member institution.
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  • UA partners with Airbnb to improve emergency management response

    March 30, 2019

    The University of Alaska has joined Airbnb’s Global Disaster Response & Relief program. The partnership will strengthen the university's emergency response capabilities in communities where UA has a campus, research site or rural center.
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  • Jim Johnsen's State of the University

    2019 State of the University Address

    March 26, 2019

    President Jim Johnsen's annual State of the University address
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  • UA President Jim Johnsen addresses SW staff

    What can I do to help?

    March 09, 2019

    UA President Jim Johnsen explains to UA community how to help advocate for higher education
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