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.

Staff Council to host first ‘Conversation with the Chancellor’


As the university continues to navigate COVID-19 and the new virtual learning and work environment, open dialogue and communication are essential in creating community. Please join the chancellor and his cabinet for the first in a series of conversational forums.

Slideshow: Diggin' bears with UAA Anthropology

UAA Associate Professor of Anthropology Diane Hanson guides anthropology students as they excavate a bear skeleton that has been buried in the forest near UAA since 2019.

Each fall, students taking UAA's archaeology lab learn to excavate and perform artifact mapping at archeology sites by digging up the bodies of dead bears, killed in defense of life or property, that were donated by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and buried years prior.

UAA ranked among 2022 Best Colleges by U.S. News

Students cross Cuddy Quad on their way to class in UAA's Rasmuson Hall on an early fall day.

UAA earned high marks for its undergraduate engineering, nursing, computer science and business programs in the 2022 Best Colleges rankings, released by U.S. News and World Report this month.