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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Alaska's Urban University
USUAA leaders Samuel Erickson and Johanna Richter

Q-and-A: USUAA leaders Samuel Erickson and Johanna Richter

UAA students chose Sam Erickson and Johanna Richter to represent them as the president and vice president of the Union of Students UAA. Here, they talk about their efforts to reach out to students and get involved in meaningful policy decisions.

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Project PAK

‘I believe we went out there and made a long-term difference’

UAA's family nurse practitioner students help Alaska's remote Head Starts stay open by providing federally mandated examinations of the children they care for.

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Sara Carver-Milne

For former Seawolf gymnast, Ivy League coaching is all about balance

Sara Carver-Milne, B.A. '97, was an academic All-American at UAA. Now, she instills that same academic-athletic balance in her athletes as head gymnastics coach at Brown University.

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2016 Alumni of Distinction

2016 Alumni of Distinction

Get to know this year's Alumni of Distinction recipients—Sammye Pokryfki (Alumni Humanitarian), Michael Rose (Alumni Emerging Leader) and Elizabeth Stuart (Alumni of Achievement)—before they accept their awards at Green & Gold Gala on Oct. 1.

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Degree Programs

UAA scholar-athlete Diante Mitchell

Scholar-Athlete: Diante Mitchell

Diante Mitchell, a starting senior on the men's basketball team, heads back onto the court this fall. But first, he's back in the classroom.

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Department of Theatre preview

UAA Dept. of Theatre and Dance announces 2016–2017 season

First up is 'And Then There Were None' by Agatha Christie Oct. 28–Nov. 6.   

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