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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Eva Gregg stands outside the UAA Native Student Services office.

Exploring cultural identity through digital storytelling

Eva Gregg is on many journeys. One is to climb mountains and be healthy. Another is to finish college and begin a career helping people like herself. Read how she uses digital storytelling to achieve her goals. 

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Historic Hatcher Pass

Recording lived history, at a Hatcher Pass gold mine

Magnificent Hatcher Pass is serving as a summer classroom for UAA historical archaeology field school students learning  to measure, record and "read" the features of a Depression-era gold mine perched on a mountain slope.

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Chris Edwards

Wild work in construction management

Construction management grad Chris Edwards, B.S. '11, keeps infrastructure in top shape for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service across the agency's 78.6 million acres of Alaska wilderness.

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David Stevenson working in his office on the UAA campus.

CWLA's David Stevenson: The gems among us

David Stevenson's latest book, "Warnings Against Myself," is a generous overture into the private world of a thoughtful mountaineer. 

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UAA scholar-athlete Sean Alexander.

Scholar-Athlete: Sean Alexander finishes as a 3x academic All-American

A 3.75 GPA in economics and management earned Sean Alexander magna cum laude graduation honors in May, making him a great example of the caliber of UAA’s scholar-athletes. 

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Podcasts: Click here for your  summer 2016 literary fix

If sunny weather kept you from the Northern Renaissance Arts & Sciences summer reading series, don’t despair. Each of the nine nights is available via podcast, with readings by Sherry Simpson, Richard Chiappone, David Stevenson, Elizabeth Bradfield, Nancy Lord and many more.  

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