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News and Press Releases 2012

December 19, 2012

Search Narrowed to Three Finalists for UAS Ketchikan Director

Three finalists have been chosen by a UAS Ketchikan search committee for a new campus director.

October 4, 2012

Evening at Egan Friday Fall Lecture Series, “Big Arts in a Small Town”

Art, Kyle and Linda will talk about the audacity of creating large-scale productions in a small community and why it is important.

October 4, 2012

First National Bank Alaska donates $26,000 in continued support for UAS’ “Getting Ready for College” program

For the sixth consecutive year, First National Bank Alaska has supported the Getting Ready for College program at the University of Alaska Southeast with a gift of $26,000

October 1, 2012

UA Board of Regents votes unanimously to approve UA’s Strategic Direction Initiative

The Strategic Direction Initiative is the plan for the organizational change.

September 24, 2012

Evening at Egan Friday Fall Lecture Series, Israel, the Occupied Territories, and Nonviolent Resistance

Skip Schiel will give a multi-media presentation illustrating the reality of the occupation and highlighting Palestinian and Israeli nonviolent responses.

September 18, 2012

Evening at Egan Friday Fall Lecture Series, Monitoring the Mendenhall Outburst Flood

Hood and Assistant Professor of Geophysics Jason Amundson will discuss the origins of the Suicide Basin outburst flood on the Mendenhall Glacier and present results from flood monitoring efforts on the glacier in the summer of 2012 and discuss future work aimed at better understanding this local natural hazard.

September 12, 2012

Campus and Community Open House: Presentation of UAS Draft Master Plan

The Master Plan is developed based on criteria set by the UA Board of Regents, and makes recommendations for the physical development of the UAS campuses (Juneau, Ketchikan and Sitka) over the next ten years.

September 6, 2012

Evening at Egan Friday Fall Lecture Series, Sept. 14-Nov.16, 2012

The annual Evening at Egan Fall Lecture series at the University Southeast starts Friday September 14 with Breaking Ice for Arctic Oil author Ross Coen in the Egan Library at 7 p.m.

August 31, 2012

$50,000 Memorial Estate Gift to endow the UAS Dr. Alfred E. Widmark Alaska Native and Rural Center Support Fund

"It is clear that one of the most important factors driving student success is the student’s ability to find or create a home away from home on campus..."

August 13, 2012

Original Ziegler Oil Painting Donated to Egan Library, UAS

An original oil painting on canvas by one of Alaska’s most prolific artists, Eustace Paul Ziegler (1881-1969) has been donated to the University of Alaska Southeast Egan Library, Auke Lake Campus.

August 10, 2012

UAS Fall Course Openings

Course openings for the University of Alaska Southeast fall 2012 session.

July 27, 2012

Dr. Priscilla Schulte appointed Interim Director, UAS Ketchikan Campus

The UAS Juneau campus is hosting the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment conference June 14-17, 2012.

June 14, 2012

UAS Hosts Literature and Environment Symposium

The UAS Juneau campus is hosting the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment conference June 14-17, 2012.

May 30, 2012

Nelson Appointed Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management

University of Alaska Southeast Chancellor John Pugh announces the appointment of Dean Joe Nelson as the new Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management effective June 3, 2012.

May 17, 2012

New Dean Appointed to Head School of Management

Blanchard has served as a faculty member since January 2011 and took over as interim dean in July 2011.

May 17, 2012

UAS School of Education Accreditation Renewal

The University of Alaska Southeast School of Education has been renewed accreditation by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education without qualifications.

May 1, 2012

UAS Commencement 2012

The University of Alaska Southeast Juneau campus holds its 41st annual commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 6 at 2 p.m. at the Charles Gamble Jr.-Donald Sperl Joint Use Facility, 12300 Mendenhall Loop Road (UAS Rec Center).

April 11, 2012

Coastal Temperate Rainforests Symposium

Integrating Science, Resource Management, and Communities, April 17-19, 2012, Juneau, Alaska.