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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Anna Stanczyk

UAA geology student: 'I jumped at the opportunity'

Geohazards fascinate Anna Stanczyk, so the chance to study one at Denali National Park over the summer proved irresistible. She talked with us about her research at the Pretty Rocks "creep-style failure" where the Park Road travels through Polychrome Pass.

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Food Security

UAA initiatives give a hand up to hungry students

The college years are a time, for many, when money is tight. Too often, students might not have enough—or anything—to eat. UAA staff, however, are reaching out to these students, making efforts to help them access sources of free food.

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Genevieve Mina

The political scientist of Seawolf Debate

With degrees in political science and biology, Genevieve Mina hopes to bridge science and policy to provide top health care for all Alaskans. But this politically minded Seawolf Debate member isn't waiting until graduation to get started.

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Siemee Xiong

Siemee Xiong: ‘I really am in love with my culture'

An ambition to excel, a firm attachment to her Hmong culture and the support of UAA's Multicultural Center have provided the foundation Siemee Xiong needs to move forward toward her educational goals.

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91%

of students enrolled at UAA are from Alaska

Volleyball

Seawolves advance to NCAA Div. II national semifinals

Six nationally ranked teams and two unranked clubs will ascend on Sioux Falls, S.D., to decide the NCAA Div. II national champion, Dec. 8–10 at the Sanford Pentagon. For the first time this season, the NCAA has reseeded the teams following the regional round, with the Seawolves drawing the No. 6 seed in the single-elimination bracket.

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Commencement

UAA celebrates fall graduates on Sunday, Dec. 18

The University of Alaska Anchorage will recognize the fall Class of 2016 at the December commencement ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 18, at 1 p.m., in the Alaska Airlines Center. 

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