UAA to expand capacity of bachelor’s degree in nursing

UAA School of Nursing student Kate Slodowy practices patient assessment, taking vital signs, and giving medication in the nursing skills lab in UAA's Health Sciences Building.

In response to industry needs and workforce shortages, UAA will expand its Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. This will allow the university to accept 40% more students who are interested in pursuing a four-year degree in nursing.

Seawolf alum Matt Shasby named UAA hockey head coach

UAA hockey head coach Matt Shasby

Former Seawolf Matt Shasby will serve as the seventh head hockey coach in school history, UAA Director of Athletics Greg Myford announced today.

Dental Hygiene program hosts first-ever children’s dental clinic


Youth in the Anchorage community are invited to participate in the first-ever Children’s Day, a free dental clinic hosted by the Dental Hygiene program in UAA’s School of Allied Health.

Advocating for community and students


Tuan Graziano is naturally a leader and as a highly engaged student on and off campus, leading the university’s student body as USUAA president was a clear fit.

Head Coach Osborne to chair NCAA Men's Basketball Committee

Head Coach Rusty Osborne and a referee

The culmination of a career representing Alaska athletes nationally, Head Coach Osborne will lead the committee responsible for administering the Division II Men's Basketball Championship for over 300 teams across the country.

Over $12K raised at virtual Homecoming Luncheon

UAA Alumni Homecoming logo with turkey wrap, chips, brownie and Sprite

More than 100 graduates and partners joined the Homecoming Luncheon via Zoom to reconnect with their alma mater while raising donations, sponsorships and gift matches to benefit UAA programs and scholarships.

Celebrate Homecoming Oct. 4–9

Spirit and fall leaves

Get ready, Seawolf Nation, Homecoming 2021 is almost here! UAA will have various events across campus for the Seawolf community to celebrate the successful start of a new academic year and a beautiful fall season.

Pilot study sheds light on the well-being of Alaska’s veterans during pandemic

People Mover bus that says 'Masks Required' travels along UAA Drive

UAA assistant professors Ashley O’Connor and Amber Worthington examined the impacts that stay-at-home orders had on Alaska’s veteran populations.

'Forward, March!' Practicing drill with UAA's Air Force ROTC Det. 001

Cadet Nicholas Jenkins salutes as he and other members of UAA's Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Detachment 001 practice drill outside UAA's Aviation Technology Center on Merrill Field. (Photo by James Evans / UAA)

Here's a look at last week's drill practice at Merrill Field for the cadets of UAA’s Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Detachment 001, the nation's most northerly AFROTC detachment.

Fall into a good book with these UAA alumni authors

Matt Caprioli, Sandra Lynne Reed, Ian Kirkpatrick, and their book covers

Pour yourself a mug of your favorite warm beverage, put on something cozy and enjoy these three new books from UAA alumni authors Matt Caprioli, Sandra Lynne Reed and Ian Kirkpatrick.