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UAA to graduate over 1,000 students this spring

In-person ceremonies celebrating the spring Class of 2022 will be held at the Alaska Airlines Center on Sunday, May 1.

UAA will hold 'Reunion Commencement' for pandemic grads

In advance of spring commencement, the University of Alaska Anchorage will hold a special ceremony at the Alaska Airlines Center for students whose commencement ceremonies were held virtually in 2020 and 2021.

UAA announces 2021 Alumni of Distinction recipients

Congratulations to UAA's 2021 Alumni of Distinction awardees

UAA is pleased to announce the 2021 UAA Alumni of Distinction awards recipients: Alumni Emerging Leader Kira Apaachuaq Eckenweiler; Alumni Humanitarian Amanda Metivier; and Alumni of Achievement Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson. The three distinguished UAA alumni will be honored for their outstanding contributions in their chosen fields and communities at the UAA Alumni of Achievement Banquet on April 23.

UAA partners with Bellingham Technical College on geomatics program

The University of Alaska Anchorage is excited to announce a new partnership with the Bellingham Technical College (BTC) to further educational opportunities for students and meet the high-demand needs for today’s Geomatics workforce.

Ted Stevens Foundation gifts Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act papers to University of Alaska Anchorage Consortium Library

The Ted Stevens Foundation has gifted a selection of the late Congressman Ted Stevens’ papers to the archives at the UAA/APU Consortium Library at the University of Alaska Anchorage. The selection includes memos, maps, photographs, and more from the Stevens Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act collection.

New cohort of Arctic research includes projects on ice loss, climate change and geothermal energy

This Friday, the University of Alaska Anchorage and ConocoPhillips Alaska announced the 2022 recipients of the ConocoPhillips Arctic Science and Engineering Endowment Award.

Exposure notification alerts launch in Alaska

iPhone users in Alaska can now activate an exposure notification feature, Alaska COVID ENX, that uses Bluetooth technology to provide anonymous alerts of potential COVID-19 exposures. Alaska COVID ENX is free, anonymous, optional, and easy to use. On Jan. 18, Android users will also have access to ENX with an app available in the Google Play store.

UAA gymnastics meets fundraising threshold for reinstatement of 2021-22 season

UAA gymnast Tere Alonso high-fives her teammates

Backed by more than 700 supporters, the UAA gymnastics team has met the fundraising goal necessary to reinstate its 2021-22 season. The team is clear to start competing this winter while working toward their next fundraising goal.

UAA partners with Willamette University to expand Alaskans’ access to law education

Honey bees harvest pollen from sunflowers in UAA's 50th Anniversary Garden.

UAA is partnering with Willamette University College of Law to expand access to law degrees for Alaskan students, offering a new direct-admit juris doctor program for qualified UAA students and alumni who are planning to attend law school.

UAA says it’s back to campus for students this fall

“There has never been a better time to attend UAA than this fall,” said UAA Interim Chancellor Bruce Schultz. “UAA anticipates receiving more than $10 million in federal coronavirus relief funding to award to registered students this coming academic year as scholarships and grants. The fall semester is an excellent time for students to return to school to enhance existing skills or retrain so they are qualified for the best jobs in our recovering economy.”

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