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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James Matthews

A slice of residence life

UAA’s highly trained group of student workers ensures the university’s on-campus residents safely enjoy college to the max. Four resident advisors chat about why they took on such a tough job and what they love about res life at UAA.

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Dall Sheep Research

Counting sheep in the Chugach Mountains

Why is the Dall sheep population dwindling in the Chugach Mountains? Biology student Luke Metherell spent his summer in the mountains to find out.

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Samantha Mack

UAA student Samantha M. Mack receives 2018 U.S. Rhodes Scholarship

UAA alumna and graduate student Samantha M. Mack is the first student from the University of Alaska to receive a prestigious U.S. Rhodes Scholarship. An Aleut woman from King Cove, Samantha studies political theory from an indigenous and feminist perspective. She plans to pursue an M.Phil. in Politics at Oxford.

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Jalen Konukpeok

How to learn five languages fluently

Jalen Konukpeok could fluently speak five languages before finishing high school. From New Stuyahok, he’s now studying in one of the nation’s most diverse cities. “I’m a flight away from home, yet I’m here at the university with people from all across the world.”

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Caroline Kurgat

Nursing major runs toward her academic goals

Friday afternoon, she was on campus finishing a lab exam. Saturday morning, she was in Washington winning her second straight conference title. Senior Caroline Kurgat is a cross country star, but you know what's more impressive? She only started running to earn her nursing degree.

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Chugach Mountains

M.P.A. students host public Realizing Solutions Forum

On Tuesday, Nov. 28, public administration students in Dr. Sheila Selkregg's policymaking course will present their research alongside nearly a dozen city dignitaries. The forum, covering the value of education in a democratic society, is free and open to the public.

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