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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Culinary Arts

UAA’s Culinary Arts kitchen gets new state-of-the-art updates

UAA’s Culinary Arts and Hospitality Administration Division’s kitchen recently underwent a major renovation, but that’s not all that’s new within the culinary school. With an in-state, online offering of the hospitality administration degree, as well as exciting new partnerships, faculty are excited to usher in a new era of culinary arts at the university.

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UAA scientists monitor little brown bats on Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson.

How vulnerable are Alaska's bats to white-nose syndrome?

UAA scientists are in the middle of a two-year assignment to monitor the roosting and migrating behavior of Alaska's little brown bats in light of the devastating white-nose syndrome that has killed 6 million bats across the U.S. and Canada.

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Shoya Watanabe

How finance and economics senior Shoya Watanabe ‘carpe diemed’ his career at UAA

Shoya Watanabe is a friendly and outgoing guy, who’s packed a lot into his four years at UAA simply by getting to know people and jumping in when students or faculty present opportunities. The UAA senior, double majoring in finance and economics, graduates in December and is ready to tackle whatever comes next.

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Lauren Magiera

From UAA to WGN: Sports reporting that brings people together

When WGN sports anchor, Chicago native and lifelong gymnast Lauren Magiera came to UAA, she was looking for an institution that valued student success. Not only did she find what she was searching for, but she also discovered her calling in sports broadcast journalism.

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Nicholas Taylor

Anthropology senior and all-star sprinter continues to break ground

This summer, record-holding track and field sprinter and anthropology senior Nicholas Taylor embarked on his first archaeological dig at the historic Swan Lake, the oldest identified human site in North America, estimated to be around 14,200 years old.

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Campus Tour

Virtual Campus Tour

Explore everything UAA has to offer from the comfort of your home through UAA's new, interactive virtual tour. Student guides will lead you through campus, introducing key buildings and facilities along the way. Each tour stop is supplemented by a variety of photos, videos and 360-degree images that immerse you in the unique atmosphere of the Anchorage campus.

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