Alaska's Urban University

The University of Alaska Anchorage is the state's largest post-secondary institution. Located in the heart of Alaska's largest city, the campus is nestled in the middle of a greenbelt, surrounded by lakes, ponds and wildlife, and is connected to a city-wide trail system perfect for students' active lifestyles.

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Construction Management

UAA construction management students win national competition

After months of practice, UAA construction management students saw their hard work pay off with a first place win at the most prestigious event for construction management students in the country.

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Mouchine Guettabi

Motivating kids to move

A collaboration between UAA's Institute of Social and Economic Research, Providence, Healthy Futures, State of Alaska and Anchorage School District is providing insights into how, when and why kids get active, knowledge that could help people live healthier lives.

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Ora Russ

How to open a commercial fishery

Wildlife geneticist Ora Russ, M.S. '15, turned her graduate thesis into an opportunity for Alaska when her research, identifying populations of little-understood Bering cisco, greenlit a commercial fishery on the Yukon River.

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Katie O'Loughlin

UAA theatre major: ‘You have to be all in’

Katie O'Loughlin has a passion for theatre, dance and connecting with people in a way that helps them find fulfillment outside their workaday lives. She recently tried her skills as a director, designer and choreographer for the first time in UAA's production of 'Middle Ground.'

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70%

of degrees and certificates awarded in AY16 were in high demand job areas

Karolin Anders

8 records, 7 events and a Threepenny Opera

With three academic degrees and eight current athletic records, Karolin Anders is, to put it numerically, a first-rate student-athlete. This May, she'll earn a master's in English and hopes to compete at nationals for the fifth year in a row.

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Art Welding

Where the welded things are

Meet the power-welding grannies of UAA. Cloaked in face masks, surrounded by sizzles and sparks, the nontraditional students in this one-week short course, offered by UAA's welding and non-destructive testing program, move in when the students head out.

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