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Providing relief when students need it most

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More than ever this year, emergency relief through UAA’s Student Support Fund, in the wake of COVID-19, has helped more than 400 students stay in school while navigating this global dilemma.

The vital role of scholarships

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Scholarships are vital to ensuring students succeed from the moment they step onto campus as freshmen to when they receive their diploma on graduation day.

Sustainability at UAA, now and into the future

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Housed within UAA's Facilities and Campus Services Department, the Office of Sustainability plays a vital role in creating a sustainable and energy-efficient campus, which not only saves the university money but helps keep students, faculty and staff cool in the summer and cozy in the winter.

Engineering alums recognized with prestigious PMI award

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Josiane Ballin and Angele Ndedi Edimo, who graduated with their master’s degrees in project management from UAA’s College of Engineering, were honored with prestigious awards from the Project Management Institute.

UAA ranked among 2021 Best Colleges by U.S. News

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UAA earned high marks for its undergraduate business, engineering and computer science programs in the 2021 Best Colleges rankings, released by U.S. News and World Report this week.

Slideshow: In the lab with UAA's Medical Assisting students

Brittney Horn reads off instructions to her lab partner as UAA Medical Assisting Program students learn to sterilize medical instruments during their first in-person lab of the Fall 2020 semester. (Photo by James Evans / UAA)

During their first in-person lab of the semester, UAA Medical Assisting Program students learned how to sterilize medical equipment. While most courses have shifted to alternate delivery this fall, in-person labs are still being offered for some fields in which hands-on learning is considered critical.

System upgrade

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Kim Mahoney, associate vice chancellor of Facilities and Campus Services, and her team are busy this fall transitioning all of UAA’s Anchorage campus buildings to a new online access control system that will allow students, faculty and staff to access buildings with a swipe of their WOLFcard.

UAA recognized as Tree Campus USA for 11th consecutive year

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UAA earned Tree Campus USA recognition for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.

UAA students share why they mask up

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To help protect the health and safety of our community, use of a face mask or face shield is required on all UAA campuses. COVID-19 is tough, but Seawolves are stronger. Hear from UAA students as they discuss the importance of wearing a mask.

UAA announces reconfiguration of athletics programs

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The University of Alaska Anchorage announced today it will reconfigure UAA Athletics in order to preserve the program’s long-term viability.