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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A UAA graduate student conducts research on permafrost at Earthquake Park near downtown Anchorage.

Civil engineering graduate student works to predict the speed of coastal erosion statewide

As permafrost melts across Alaska, one student's research — and the data he collected just a few miles from downtown Anchorage — will play a role in forecasting coastal erosion statewide.

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Lyndea Kelleher

Student Commencement Speaker Lyndea Kelleher: 'They make you believe in yourself here'

UAA’s student commencement speaker calls herself an agitator: “If I have to shake things up and it makes people uncomfortable, I have to be OK with that.”

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Peter Renner

Mechanical engineering senior wins prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Peter Renner won a prestigious National Science Foundation fellowship to cover his graduate education. A lot of hard work paved the way.

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Tara Thompson

Junior scoring guard keeps many balls in the air

Tara Thompson has a talent for making difficult feats look effortless. This past season she helped the UAA women's basketball team finish first in the final GCI Great Alaska Shootout and second in the NCAA Division II West Regional Tournament while double-majoring in accounting and management.

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Explore UAA

Explore UAA on June 1

UAA is hosting an Explore UAA event on June 1 to give prospective students a chance to spend a day on campus and experience life as a Seawolf. The event features a campus tour, free food, application assistance and a Q&A session with a panel of recent UAA graduates.

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