Alaska's Urban University

The University of Alaska Anchorage is the state's largest post-secondary institution. Located in the heart of Alaska's largest city, the campus is nestled in the middle of a greenbelt, surrounded by lakes, ponds and wildlife, and is connected to a city-wide trail system perfect for students' active lifestyles.

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Alaska's Urban University
UAA and Idaho State University have partnered to offer a Doctor of Pharmacy program in Anchorage.

UAA-ISU pharmacy partnership 'really elevates the profession'

UAA and Idaho State University this year created a partnership setting up UAA as one of ISU’s doctor of pharmacy—“PharmD”—learning-delivery sites. The program’s inaugural eight students recently received white coats on Aug. 20 and will begin pharmacy studies this month.

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Moldova

Donated Alaska gowns elevate graduation ceremony in rural Moldova

Graduation gowns are a prominent symbol of academic achievement, but they're also  a common closet-clogger. Fear not! Mariana Braniste, M.P.A. '14, is here to provide a second life for your donated gowns—and help inspire education—in her rural hometown in Moldova. 

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Crystalyn Lemieux

Fulbright winner connects Canadian students with their cultures

Alumna Crystalyn Lemieux received a Fulbright grant that will enable her to work in Canada while learning about cultural identity e-portfolios, and assisting indigenous and non-Native students in creating them.

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Kamal and Debbie Narang

UAA professors grew a marriage out of math

Kamal grew up in India; Deborah grew up in central Ohio. The Narangs found a common passion: the magnificent world of mathematics. Now, they share their fascination with students in their classes at UAA.

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UAA scholar-athlete Jessica Pahkala.

Scholar-Athlete: Jessica Pahkala

Jessica Pahkala runs for the pure joy of it, and attributes her success at UAA to friends, family and coaches. 

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Department of Theatre preview

UAA Dept. of Theatre and Dance announces 2016–2017 season

First up is 'And Then There Were None' by Agatha Christie Oct. 28–Nov. 6.   

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