An Engaged Community through Innovation, Creativity, and Research

The University of Alaska Anchorage Graduate School offers 6 doctoral and 20 Master's degree programs, and 9 graduate certificate programs. UAA offers cooperative/collaborative graduate programs with the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the University of Washington Medical School, Idaho State University, East Carolina University, and Creighton University. The Graduate School enrolls over 1500 students in graduate studies from all 50 states, U.S. territories, and around the world.

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 Upcoming Thesis Defenses:

  • Anthropology
    At this time there are no upcoming defenses in Anthropology. Please check back later or check other programs to see their upcoming defenses.
  • Biological Sciences
    At this time there are no upcoming defenses in Biological Sciences. Please check back later or check other programs to see their upcoming defenses.
  • Creative Writing and Literary Arts

    Chaun Ballard
    MFA Candidate

    Poetry - "FLY ash"

    CPSB 120
    Monday, July 10 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.

    Seta Kabranian
    MFA Candidate

    Non-Fiction - "Married to a Warrior Saint"

    ADM 148
    Monday, July 10 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.

    Raquel Gilliland
    MFA Candidate

    Poetry - "Dirt and Honey"

    CPSB 120
    Tuesday, July 11 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.

    Cass Crandall
    MFA Candidate

    Non-Fiction - "Return to Kalgin Island"

    ADM 148
    Tuesday, July 11 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.

    Pat Berquist
    MFA Candidate

    Non-Fiction - "The Spring beneath the Snow"

    ADM 148
    Wednesday, July 12 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.

    Brett Arnold
    MFA Candidate

    Fiction - "Another Cubra Libre"

    CPSB 120
    Wednesday, July 12 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.

    Amy Holonics
    MFA Candidate

    Non-Fiction - "Through the Walls"

    ADM 148
    Thursday, July 13 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.

    Matt Morse
    MFA Candidate

    Fiction - "Exodus"

    CPSB 120
    Thursday, July 13 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.

    Molly Bredehoft
    MFA Candidate

    Fiction - "Mustang Hope"

    CPSB 120
    Saturday, July 15 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.

    Tamar Bolkvadze
    MFA Candidate

    Fiction - "The Heretic's Pilgrimage"

    CPSB 120
    Monday, July 17 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.

    Matt Komatsu
    MFA Candidate

    Non-Fiction - "If You Are Reading This: A Memoir of the Forever War"

    CPSB 120
    Tuesday, July 18 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.

    Hanna Slotnik
    MFA Candidate

    Fiction - "Where the North Wind Doesn't Blow"

    ADM 148
    Tuesday, July 18 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.

  • Clinical Psychology
    At this time there are no upcoming defenses in Clinical Psychology. Please check back later or check other programs to see their upcoming defenses.
  • English
    No upcoming defenses at this time in English. Please check back later or check other programs to see their upcoming defenses.
  • Civil Engineering
    At this time there are no upcoming defenses in Civil Engineering. Please check back later or check other programs to see their upcoming defenses.
  • Mechanical Engineering

    Phil Hayes
    MS Candidate

    "Modeling and Experimental Verification of Seasonal Solar Energy Sand-bed Storage"

    EIB 413
    Wednesday, July 28 at 10 a.m.

 Graduate Community in the News:

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Biology graduate student Hannah Uher-Koch monitors loon behavior on the North Slope
Dietetics grad Seth Anderson makes healthy plates for a healthy state at Southcentral Foundation
Geological Society of America names UAA professor Simon Kattenhorn as a fellow
Plexiglas menagerie: The case of the buried caribou teeth - Nathan Harmston, Anthropology graduate student

 

Upcoming Deadlines and Events:

Deadline to register for independent and directed studies; practicum, internship, research, thesis and open-entry courses; and continuous registration: Friday July 7, 2017 

Summer Theses Due: Monday, July 10, 2017

Approved Deadline Extension Theses Due: July 21, 2017

Summer Projects Due: Contact your College and program of study for internal deadlines.

Summer Graduation Application Deadline: Friday, July 28, 2017

Fall Graduate Hooding Ceremony

Wendy Williamson Auditorium - December 16, 2017 - 3:00 pm - 5:00pm

Deadline to apply for fall graduation, walk in commencement and/or Hooding Ceremony and be included in the Commencement Program:  TBA

Deadline to apply for fall graduation and walk in the commencement and/or Hooding ceremony:  TBA

 
Graduate School
University of Alaska Anchorage
1901 Bragaw Street, Suite 368
Anchorage, AK99508
United States
Tel: (907) 786-1096
Fax: tel:+1907 (907)786-1791
E-mail:  uaa_graduateschool@alaska.edu

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