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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Wolf Pack

Leaders of the pack

Transitioning from high school to college can be overwhelming. From trying to figure out how to sign up for classes to joining campus clubs, and everything in between, the UAA New Student Orientation Wolf Pack helps navigating life as a college student a little less stressful.

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UAA scientists monitor little brown bats on Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson.

How vulnerable are Alaska's bats to white-nose syndrome?

UAA scientists are in the middle of a two-year assignment to monitor the roosting and migrating behavior of Alaska's little brown bats in light of the devastating white-nose syndrome that has killed 6 million bats across the U.S. and Canada.

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Kathryn Milligan-Myhre

A lab of her own

It took UAA assistant professor and researcher Kathryn Milligan-Myhre a few rounds of exploring degree options before settling on microbiology. But now, with the help of a little fish, she’s found her calling to help solve some of medicine's puzzling questions when it comes to disease in humans.

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Michael Lowe

Grit and perseverance lands political science senior Michael Lowe a 2018 Truman Scholarship

Michael Lowe is no stranger to hard work. The UAA senior and Alaska Army Air National Guard infantryman is the recipient of a 2018 Truman Scholarship. From interning with Alaska’s Legislature in Juneau to planning a move to Washington, D.C. after graduation, this UAA student is aiming high.

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Nicholas Taylor

Anthropology senior and all-star sprinter continues to break ground

This summer, record-holding track and field sprinter and anthropology senior Nicholas Taylor embarked on his first archaeological dig at the historic Swan Lake, the oldest identified human site in North America, estimated to be around 14,200 years old.

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Virtual Tour

Virtual Campus Tour

Explore everything UAA has to offer from the comfort of your home through UAA's new, interactive virtual tour. Student guides will lead you through campus, introducing key buildings and facilities along the way. Each tour stop is supplemented by a variety of photos, videos and 360-degree images that immerse you in the unique atmosphere of the Anchorage campus.

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