Alaska’s Largest University

The University of Alaska Anchorage is the state's largest post secondary institution. It is comprised of the Anchorage Campus located in the heart of Alaska's largest city, as well as Kenai Peninsula College, Matanuska Susitna College, Kodiak College and Prince William Sound College, all located in some of the most beautiful places in Alaska.

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An intern and preceptor work together at the Student Health and Counseling Center

Students find care and careers at Health and Counseling Center

The Student Health and Counseling Center has accepted hundreds of student-interns from the College of Health; many full-time staff even started as interns themselves. Here, this semester's students share their thoughts on the value of interning in UAA's student-focused, student-funded health center. 

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Lake Clark Wolf Diets

Salmon is on the menu for Lake Clark’s wolves

Biology alumna Ashley Stanek, M.S. '14, recently published the results of her graduate thesis. Part of a collaboration between UAA and the National Park Service, Ashley helped identify the significance of salmon in the diets of wolves in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve.

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Fulbright Scholars

Two UAA language grads head off to the land of Fulbrights, adding to UAA’s total of 15

UAA added two more Fulbright winners this year, for a total of 14 from the Department of Languages. What makes for a successful Fulbright candidate?

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Geology professor Dr. Simon Kattenhorn poses for a picture outside the ConocoPhillips Integrated Science Building on UAA's campus.

UAA geologist Simon Kattenhorn: “Timing is everything.”

The first-ever release of a North Slope 3D seismic data set through the State of Alaska will help 2018 ConocoPhillips Arctic Science and Engineering Endowment award winners Professor Simon Kattenhorn and his graduate student, Triffon Tatarin, to get a much better grip on the geologic underpinnings of about 400 square miles of the North Slope.

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Hailey Swirbul

4.0 skier makes the podium for UAA and USA

Sophomore skier Hailey Swirbul has traveled the world this semester, reaching the podium twice at the NCAA Championship in March, and earning two medals at Junior World Ski Championships in February, and accomplishing it all while holding a 4.0 in civil engineering back in Anchorage.

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Spirit the Seawolf

UAA welcomes 800 fifth- and sixth-graders to campus Friday, April 20

Show your Seawolf pride this Friday, April 20, as UAA welcomes approximately 800 fifth- and sixth-graders to the Anchorage campus as part of the Kids2College program. Wear your Green & Gold — your participation will help spark an early interest in college among young Alaskans! 

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