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News and Press Releases 2019

April 10, 2019

UAS Receives Alaska Humanities Forum Grant to Create Tlingit Language Radio Broadcasts

Over the course of a year, this grant will release a series of video and audio clips that feature fluent elders giving sample sentences using a word of the week

April 8, 2019

UAS Outdoor Studies Offers Avalanche Processes and Leadership Course

The course provides an excellent balance of academic knowledge and practical field experience.

April 8, 2019

UAS Announces Awards for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities

Student projects will be highlighted during the URECA Symposium, which occurs during National Undergraduate Research Week.

March 27, 2019

Holland America Line/Princess Cruises renews investment in STEM education for UAS students from Southeast and rural Alaska

Holland America Line and Princess Cruises recently contributed $35,000 to provide scholarships for students from rural Alaska attending UAS and pursuing programs related to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

March 19, 2019

UAS and JWAC Host World Affairs Forum 2019 — Modern Journalism: The Role of News Media in a Changing World

This month, the Juneau World Affairs Council (JWAC) is presenting its annual World Affairs Forum at the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS). This year’s theme is “Modern Journalism: The Role of News Media in a Changing World.”

March 6, 2019

UAS 17th Annual Oratory Student Showcase Highlights Alaska Native Languages

The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) Juneau campus celebrated its 17th Annual Oratory Showcase on March 2, 2019, on the Auke Lake campus.

March 5, 2019

UAS Renews Partnership with Juneau’s Perseverance Theatre

The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) has renewed its partnership with the nationally-renowned Perseverance Theatre in Juneau through June 2020.

February 27, 2019

UAS to Host Conference for Future Teachers March 7-9

EDUCATORS RISING offers high school students the opportunity to explore education careers and encourages them to become teachers.

February 15, 2019

How Safe is Our Shellfish? UAS Student and Faculty Research Novel Toxin Testing

Student Shane Bennett has been working with Professor Matthew Pawlus at the University of Alaska Southeast in Ketchikan to explore alternatives to current shellfish toxin testing methods.

February 25, 2019

Juneau High School Graduates Show Increased Success at University of Alaska

Over the past five years, Juneau high school graduates have increasingly demonstrated that they are ‘college-ready’ — able to succeed in college-level math and English classes without any developmental classes.

January 24, 2019

Special UAS Scholarship Focuses On Southeast Students Who’ve Overcome Challenges

For the third year in a row, the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is offering the UAS Verna Carrigan Promise Scholarship for talented Southeast Alaska high school seniors planning to attend UAS’ Juneau Campus full-time in the fall.