UAA has earned the 2021–22 Bronze Military Friendly School designation. This marks the 13th consecutive year UAA has been recognized as Military Friendly and the university's first time earning bronze-level distinction.
The learning objectives at UAA's core
A key purpose of institutional accreditation is to answer a deceptively simple question: How do we know our students are learning what we believe they’re learning? This question is at the root of UAA’s culture of continuous growth and improvement — and, like so many complex questions, the answer requires input from our entire community.
UAA Diversity Action Council announces Student Diversity Award recipients
The 19 Student Diversity Award Scholarship recipients significantly enhance diversity at UAA by increasing visibility, creating a welcoming environment and representing student voices through their advocacy.
Listen to the third episode of Seawolf Voices
Celeste Hodge Growden, social work alumna and president/CEO of the Alaska Black Caucus, talks about making strides with community partners to address racial equity and systemic change, the work that still needs to be done and partnering with UAA to help train the next generation of social workers.
Basketball alum finds the perfect fit with Adidas
Seawolf Athletics checks in with Brandon Walker, who after graduating from UAA played in Germany and worked as a player manager in the NBA before finding his current role as the head of sports marketing for basketball in North America at Adidas.
Get cozy: Nine in the Spine and Winterfest come home
One of the major annual fundraisers supporting the UAA Alumni Scholarship, Nine in the Spine and Winterfest have been reimagined in light of the pandemic. Themed around the hit ‘Star Wars’ show ‘The Mandalorian,’ this year’s festivities will take place Feb. 22-27.
Leadership in Her Style
First-year political science student Katie Scoggin recently won the top prize in UAA’s Leadership in Your Style competition. Her winning song, "It Starts with Me," urges individuals and communities to identify unfilled needs and then work together to meet them.
Slideshow: Introduction to Surveying Laboratory
Using the Anchorage campus as their classroom, students in David Brock's Introduction to Surveying Laboratory learned how to use tools of the trade during a recent session. Although UAA's spring semester is mostly remote, limited in-person labs are offered for some fields in which hands-on learning is considered critical.
Sashes and scrubs: Mrs. Alaska’s journey to becoming a surgeon
Due to the pandemic, many have a renewed appreciation for medical workers, but it’s an admiration that biological sciences sophomore Kris Mulkey has had since she was a kid, one that has a surprising level of overlap with her current status as reigning Mrs. Alaska.