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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Diarmid Hall

Turtle research leads to European travel opportunity

Two student researchers are headed to Florence, Italy, this summer to present their research on how turtles survive under low oxygen conditions. 

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A UAA graduate student conducts research on permafrost at Earthquake Park near downtown Anchorage.

Civil engineering graduate student works to predict the speed of coastal erosion statewide

As permafrost melts across Alaska, one student's research — and the data he collected just a few miles from downtown Anchorage — will play a role in forecasting coastal erosion statewide.

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Princess Johnson

From UAA to PBS: Producing a better television landscape

In the age of peak TV, people of color are still underrepresented. UAA alumna Princess Daazhraii Johnson hopes to change that with the upcoming PBS KIDS show Molly of Denali, the first nationally distributed children’s series to feature an Alaska Native lead character.

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Peter Renner

Mechanical engineering senior wins prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Peter Renner won a prestigious National Science Foundation fellowship to cover his graduate education. A lot of hard work paved the way.

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Mackenzie Miller

Gymnast MVP and all-around competitor sticks the landing

Mackenzie Miller describes her whole life revolving around gymnastics. Born to gymnastic coaches and practically raised in their gym, she was recently voted Team MVP and has trained to become an all-around competitor while majoring in accounting and earning a 4.0 GPA.

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UAA Planetarium

Plan a trip to the planetarium

Education meets entertainment in the UAA Planetarium and Visualization Theater. The space was designed for public use. Staff regularly host Friday night double features for the community, introducing the audience to UAA faculty presenters through live Q&As after each film.

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