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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Matt Swanson

Fire sale: A logistics internship at the Chugiak firehouse

A firefighter's life is not a constant crisis. There's day-to-day stuff, too, like testing gear and ordering supplies (especially coffee). Thankfully, as a logistics student and volunteer EMT, Matt Swanson appreciates both the emergency calls and the purchasing hauls. Read more about his summer internship in Chugiak.

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Jessica Hunt

Math degree takes ANSEP grad back to Emmonak

After ANSEP internships through UAF, a math degree from UAA, and an education master's from UAS, Jessica Hunt is right back where she started in Emmonak, Alaska, teaching every level of high school math in her home community on the Yukon River.

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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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Dance In Performance Rehearsal

Dance In Performance

Diversity in choreographic styles and movement ideas distinguishes this popular production. The theater will be bursting with energy as the next generation of Alaskan contemporary choreographers share eight dynamic dances in an evening packed with creative innovation and over two dozen performers. Showing Nov. 15–19, 2017.

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