University of Alaska Anchorage
In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, UAA has taken steps to protect the health and safety of our campus community. The spring 2021 semester will occur primarily via alternate course delivery, remote work and controlled access to campus facilities. A mandatory mask policy is in effect at all UAA campuses. For current information, please visit the UAA COVID-19 information site, College During COVID website (for students) and Academic Continuity website (for faculty).
UAA students and faculty collaborate to curb the spread of COVID-19 misinformation
As the world continues to navigate this once-in-a-generation pandemic, new scientific breakthroughs are unearthed every day. Accompanying this free flow of information is an increase of damaging misinformation. Working to curb the spread of online misinformation is the Alaska Public Health Information Response Team, a multidisciplinary collaboration between professors and students in UAA’s Department of Journalism and Public Communications and College of Health.Read Full Story : UAA students and faculty collaborate to curb the spread of COVID-19 misinformation
Visualizations of the North
Thomas Chung, assistant professor of art and painting in UAA’s Department of Art, was recently awarded first place in the staff category of University of the Arctic's inaugural photo competition for his three-part photo series titled, "Arctic Sea Ice, Under the Glacier and Whale." We caught up with Chung to discuss his inspiration, overall approach to art and recent award-winning photos.