UAA’s Center for Economic Development launched its first semester of Upstart Alpha Accelerator, a program that offers UAA students an opportunity to either experience an internship at a local startup or create their own.
Slideshow: UAA and IRS Criminal Investigation Division co-host the Adrian Project
Accounting students experienced the day-to-day work of IRS special agents who “follow the money” and investigate financial crimes during the Adrian Project.
Just the Facts: Chancellor Sandeen answers questions about tuition
In this episode of Just the Facts, Chancellor Sandeen answers questions about tuition, following the Jan. 17 UA Board of Regents vote to increase tuition.
Special delivery: UAA’s AHEC Scholars Program partners with Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield to deliver baby boxes
UAA’s Alaska Area Health Education Center Scholars Program partnered with Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield to distribute baby boxes to new parents in rural communities across Alaska.
The plant tomb
On the west side of campus in Beatrice McDonald Hall is the University of Alaska Anchorage Herbarium, a brightly-lit room with tables stacked high with plant presses and beige metal cabinets filled with nearly 20,000 plant specimens from across Alaska, the Yukon and the Pacific Northwest.
US Census Bureau director visits UAA
On Jan. 18, U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham visited the UAA campus and met with Chancellor Cathy Sandeen to discuss the 2020 census and “drop the puck” at the UAA hockey game that evening.
Get to the chopper
Aviation grad Sarah Snell credits her time attending UAA and flying in bush Alaska for giving her the street cred that would prove useful in the aviation community beyond the Last Frontier, most recently helping her land helicopter piloting positions in Africa and Hawaii.
Welcome to Spring 2020, Seawolves!
Welcome to the spring 2020 semester! Please take a moment to watch this welcome video. Together, we begin a new semester, new year and new decade!
Building a foundation for future generations
How does a Seawolf end up as a professor all the way in Afghanistan? For interdisciplinary studies alumna Kate O’Neill, it all started at the dinner table.