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.

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.

Podcast: Gymnastics alumni and coaches campaign to Save UAA Gymnastics

Marie-Sophie Boggasch and Kendra Daniels

UAA alumni and Seawolf gymnastics coaches Marie-Sophie Boggasch and Kendra Daniels talk about achieving reinstatement for this season, the work ahead and their journeys from performing to coaching gymnastics.

Geological sciences grad joins team supporting NASA Europa mission

Charlie Detelich

This month, Charlie Detelich began her position with the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory supporting the 2024 NASA Europa Clipper mission. She will primarily work on predevelopment for the imaging system attached to the spacecraft.

Green and gold times two

Morgan Hooe, physical education alumna, former Seawolf volleyball player and Service High School varsity volleyball head coach

Coming from a volleyball dynasty, physical education alumna Morgan Hooe reflects on a lifetime immersed in the sport, culminating in her recent position as Service High School varsity volleyball head coach.

Clearing pathways of opportunity

UAA Chancellor Sean Parnell

This summer, Sean Parnell stepped into the role of UAA chancellor. He's looking forward to fall semester and working with faculty, staff, alumni and university leadership to forge a bright future for Anchorage and Southcentral’s hometown university and its students.

Storytelling through data

Institutional Research director Daniel Campbell

Meet UAA’s new Institutional Research director Daniel Campbell and learn how he plans to combine data and storytelling to drive student success. Throughout his career, Campbell has been involved virtually at every level and in every type of research — from applying for grants to administering them, to his current research and practice in the use of data-driven decision making in higher education administration.

CoEng Dean Kenrick Mock is excited to create new opportunities for students


Kenrick Mock was named dean of the College of Engineering. He served as the college's interim dean starting in fall 2018 and as a computer science faculty member since 2000.

Fall semester brings renewed excitement for CBPP Dean John Nofsinger


John Nofsinger was selected as dean of the UAA College of Business and Public Policy. He served as interim dean of CBPP starting in spring 2020 and has served as a professor of finance and the Seward Chair in international finance at UAA.