Alaska’s Largest 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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Cheyenne Mathews

Mapworks helps remove barriers to student success

Students first arriving at UAA to begin their college experience sometimes find bumpiness on that path. Perhaps they're homesick, struggling in class, feeling isolated and friendless. Mapworks surveys identify problems so UAA staff and faculty can reach out to help solve them, and keep a student on track.

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Lactation Pod

Offering an oasis for breast-feeding mothers, on UAA's campus

Mothers who choose to breast-feed their children now have a calm, private place to do so, here on the UAA campus. The university was awarded a grant by the Alaska Division of Public Health for Alaska's first Mamava lactation pod, located in the lower level of the Student Union.

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Robert Erickson

Location, location, vocation

With the Weidner Property Management and Real Estate Program (plus vast industry connections and a deep pool of academic and travel awards), UAA is among a handful of universities nationwide preparing graduates for an in-demand property management career.

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Zeynep Kilic

A conversation with the creator of ‘Tables of Istanbul’

Turkish food plays an important role in the life of UAA sociology professor Zeynep Kılıç. Her film "Tables of Istanbul" explores food, culture and identity in the melting-pot metropolis of Istanbul.

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42%

of UAA students attend full time

 

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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Lee Vang

UAA student found career, academic guidance at Alaska PreMed Summit 

Four years ago, Lee Vang's mother died of cancer. The tragedy motivated the UAA student to work toward a career in oncology, and the Alaska PreMed Summit guided her first steps. This year's Summit is scheduled for April 1 at UAA's Rasmuson Hall.

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