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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Alaska PEAK

Student-workers find more than just a job through Alaska PEAK

Alaska PEAK — a simple yet mighty mentorship program — turns on-campus employment into a high-impact area of student success for the more than 850 student-workers employed at UAA.

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Loon Research

North Slope biologists make room for the loons

For one UAA biology student, summer means tents on the tundra under the midnight sun. Graduate student Hannah Uher-Koch monitors loon behavior on the North Slope for both the Bureau of Land Management and for her graduate research.

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Matt Swanson

Fire sale: A logistics internship at the Chugiak firehouse

A firefighter's life is not a constant crisis. There's day-to-day stuff, too, like testing gear and ordering supplies (especially coffee). Thankfully, as a logistics student and volunteer EMT, Matt Swanson appreciates both the emergency calls and the purchasing hauls. Read more about his summer internship in Chugiak.

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Surgical Technology Program

New surgical technology program at UAA helps meet industry need

A new degree in surgical technology, launched this year, helps meet an industry need in Alaska while offering further academic options for College of Health students.

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Liam Lindsay

For relay runner, school and sports go hand in hand

Liam Lindsay is a two-time All-American sprinter and a physical education major. Much like a clean hand-off in a relay race, his academic and athletic ambitions are seamlessly synced.

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Explore the arts at UAA

Explore the arts at UAA

UAA announces the 2017–2018 lineup of four new theater productions, two sensational dance performances, as well as 24 music concerts (that’s not even including all the free student recitals). Mark your calendars for some amazing performances! 

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