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Events and Highlights

UAA receives $1.5M to increase social worker workforce

A $1.5 million grant coordinated by Recover Alaska was presented to the University of Alaska Anchorage School of Social Work, which will significantly increase enrollment capacity, establish a pathway to licensure for graduates, add faculty and staffing, and offer continuing education to maintain clinical licenses.

A $1.5 million grant coordinated by Recover Alaska was presented to the University of Alaska Anchorage School of Social Work, which will significantly increase enrollment capacity, establish a pathway to licensure for graduates, add faculty and staffing, and offer continuing education to maintain clinical licenses.

Children explore health care careers at UAA STEM Day

STEM day family dressed as health care professionals

Youth explore health and social service careers at UAA Academic Preview Day

Students in the Alaska Airline Center

Slideshow: Dental hygiene program recognizes Orange Shirt Day

Dental hygiene students and clinicians standing in group wearing orange shirts

Clinicians and students in the dental hygiene program wear orange shirts to recognize Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters.

Slideshow: WWAMI Wilderness Rescue Retreat

wwami students loading a man on a stretcher into a helicopter

Alaska WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho) School of Medical Education students from UAA spent a rainy day in Girdwood learning to treat injuries and save lives in the backcountry from the Alyeska Resort Ski Patrol.

Slideshow: Justice Center welcomes back students with a BBQ

Justice Center students enjoying burgers and hotdogs

The Justice Center hosted a barbecue for its returning students on Sept. 8, 2022, at the Professional Studies Building of the University of Alaska Anchorage.

UAA Celebrates Healthcare Simulation Week 2022

nursing student in sim lab

The University of Alaska Anchorage Interprofessional Health Sciences Simulation Center (IHSSC) invites the UAA and broader Anchorage community to join the global celebration of Healthcare Simulation Week September 12-16, 2022.

Dental Hygiene Bill brings new opportunities to graduates

Governor Dunleavy holding Bill

UAA dental hygiene faculty participate in the signing of a Bill they say could open up additional practice options for students after graduation.

RaLyssa Harris appointed RRANN program coordinator

RaLyssa Harris

The University of Alaska Anchorage RRANN program has named RaLyssa Harris its new program coordinator.

Nursing students honored during ceremony

School of Nursing students

The School of Nursing held its 2nd annual white coat ceremony on August 1 recognizing 15 nursing students in the graduate program.