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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An intern and preceptor work together at the Student Health and Counseling Center

Students find care and careers at Health and Counseling Center

The Student Health and Counseling Center has accepted hundreds of student-interns from the College of Health; many full-time staff even started as interns themselves. Here, this semester's students share their thoughts on the value of interning in UAA's student-focused, student-funded health center. 

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A UAA graduate student conducts research on permafrost at Earthquake Park near downtown Anchorage.

Civil engineering graduate student works to predict the speed of coastal erosion statewide

As permafrost melts across Alaska, one student's research — and the data he collected just a few miles from downtown Anchorage — will play a role in forecasting coastal erosion statewide.

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Lyndea Kelleher

Student Commencement Speaker Lyndea Kelleher: 'They make you believe in yourself here'

UAA’s student commencement speaker calls herself an agitator: “If I have to shake things up and it makes people uncomfortable, I have to be OK with that.”

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Reese Hanneman

Olympic cross-country skier plans to grow engineering career at UAA

Reese Hanneman, a renowned Nordic skier, did his home state proud when he competed on the U.S. Olympic team earlier this year, taking 14th place Feb. 18 in the men’s 4x10 km relay at the Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Hailey Swirbul

4.0 skier makes the podium for UAA and USA

Sophomore skier Hailey Swirbul has traveled the world this semester, reaching the podium twice at the NCAA Championship in March, and earning two medals at Junior World Ski Championships in February, and accomplishing it all while holding a 4.0 in civil engineering back in Anchorage.

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Commencement

UAA celebrates Class of 2018 May 6

UAA welcomes the spring Class of 2018 to cross the Alaska Airlines Center stage at the May commencement ceremony. Years of hard work and dedication culminate in this timeless academic tradition and celebration of student success. Chancellor Sam Gingerich and UAA faculty and staff extend their heartfelt congratulations to all of our graduating students.

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