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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Robotics

UAA’s Robotics Club builds Mars-style rover

UAA’s Robotics Club has their sights set on the University Rover Challenge, an annual competition bringing teams from around the world and across the U.S. to the Utah desert to compete for the prize of best Mars-style rover.

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Snow Loads

Predicting snow loads: How a UAA research team is helping create safer structures

UAA’s College of Engineering is partnering with the Structural Engineers Association of Alaska to update the state’s snow load estimates, so civil engineers and structural engineers can create safer structures in both the public and private sectors.

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Alexandria McLearen

Home is where the heart is

Ever since Alexandria McLearen was a little girl, there have been three things in life she was sure about: she would attend college, stay in Alaska and pursue a medical degree. Fall 2017’s commencement student speaker gets candid about how family, culture and her love of Alaska influenced her decision to attend UAA.

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Victor Sameoi

Lending a hand: Victor Samoei pays it forward through Seawolf Success program

Student-athlete Victor Samoei traveled to Alaska from Kenya, Africa, to pursue his degree in mechanical engineering. It was an adventure of a lifetime, and during his four years at UAA he not only learned lessons in the classroom, but how to help other students like him transition to college life.

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Taylor Noga

Scholar-athlete digs engineering

Taylor Noga works hard to stay sharp in both engineering and volleyball. A two-time member of the conference all-academic team, she's a junior civil engineering major with eyes on the future. “I know it’s going to get harder, but I’m excited for the challenge.”

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This week at UAA

This week at UAA: Jan. 15–22, 2018

UAA is a gathering place for the Anchorage community, offering an array of public events ranging from athletic games to lectures and concerts to art shows. Find out what's happening on campus this week at UAA! 

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