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News and Press Releases 2020

April 2, 2020

UAS Tidal Echoes 2020 to Launch Virtually, April 5

During the week of April 5-12, videos will be posted from editors Callie Ziegler and Erika Bergen, featured artist Pat Race, and featured writer Maureen Longworth.

March 31, 2020

Dr. Verena Roberts Donates to the Cyril George Collection at the UAS Egan Library

After an amazing presentation Open Educational Resources (OER) and equity to faculty and staff of the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS), Dr. Verena Roberts of the University of Calgary presented books to contribute to the Cyril George collection housed in the UAS Egan Library on the Auke Lake campus in Juneau.

March 27, 2020

Dr. Mary Wegner to lead Educational Leadership Programs for UAS Alaska College of Education

She will be responsible for the program that leads to a Master of Education degree, including satisfying the requirements for a Type B Certificate necessary to be a school principal, as well as the superintendent endorsement.

March 23, 2020

University of Alaska Southeast will restrict Egan Library access to current UAS students, faculty, and staff

University of Alaska Southeast Egan Library access update concerning COVID-19

March 12, 2020

For Salmon, Glacier retreat will have mixed effects

Researchers predict costs and benefits for western North American salmon populations over the coming decades

March 14, 2020

University of Alaska Southeast will restrict Egan Library access to current UAS students, faculty, and staff

Egan Library will be closed to the general public March 16 through March 30.

March 12, 2020

University of Alaska shifts course delivery, housing, events in face of COVID-19 situation

“While there are still no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Alaska, prevention is critical,” Johnsen wrote in a message to the university communities today.

March 2, 2020

Sen. Lisa Murkowski Visits UAS Ketchikan Maritime Training Center

With over 70,000 workers in the state’s maritime industry, nearly all Alaskans depend in one way or another on the maritime economy.

February 24, 2020

UAS Society for Human Resource Management student chapter announces board members

The University of Alaska Southeast student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management is pleased to announce its current board members

February 19, 2020

UAS Creative Writing Student Accepted Into Prestigious MFA Program

Callie Ziegler, a recent graduate from the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) has been accepted into the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program at Florida State University.

February 18, 2020

UAS Designated a Military Friendly® School for 2020-2021

UAS was granted the desgnation because of the high value placed on its student veterans and active duty personnel.

February 10, 2020

UAS to Feature Faculty Research and Creative Activity Spring Flash Talks

The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) Research and Creative Activities Committee is sponsoring two dives into faculty research at 12 noon on Friday, February 14.

February 6, 2020

Chancellor Search Underway at the University of Alaska Southeast

Chancellor Search Underway at the University of Alaska Southeast

February 5, 2020

UAS Holds Study Abroad Fair, Feb. 10 and Announces Spring Placements for Academic Exchange

The Study Abroad Fair will be held February 10 at the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm in the Egan building just outside the main library entrance.

February 4, 2020

Alaska Foundational Innovation Corps Provides $2,500 for Early Innovation Travel Grants

The Alaska Foundational Innovation Corps program, or I-Corps, is seeking new participants who could benefit from a $2,500 travel grant to conduct market research for their idea.

February 2, 2020

UAS Offers Spring Northwest Coast Arts Classes; Sealaska Heritage Scholarships Available

The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is offering Northwest Coast Arts classes this spring featuring artist instructors Kay Parker and Lily Hope.

January 31, 2020

UAS announces Senator Ted Stevens Legislative Internship Program placements for 2020

In the program’s 32-year history more than 320 students from UAS, UAA, and UAF have worked for legislators

January 30, 2020

Special Issue of AMBIO Science Journal Features Dr. Tom Thornton of UAS

Dr. Tom Thornton has been featured in a recent special issue of the science journal AMBIO. This publication is dedicated to the emerging field of Human Adaptation to Biodiversity Change.

January 29, 2020

Rasmuson Artist Profile Published for UAS Professor Emily Wall

Professor Wall’s book of poetry, Flame, was written in the wake of the #metoo movement and the recent volatile political climate.

January 23, 2020

University of Alaska Southeast Business Programs Earn National Accreditation from ACBSP

UAS is the first institution in Alaska to receive this honor.

January 21, 2020

UAS Alaska Native Studies professor X̱ʼunei Lance Twitchell awarded fellowships to enhance Tlingit language and artwork

According to the First Nations Development Institute announcement, Twitchell will work to create a “Native language revitalization kit” to be used by other Indigenous peoples that summarizes how to replicate best practices in their own communities.

January 16, 2020

UAS Faculty Donations for Math Add Up Professors Seek Help to Endow Ron Seater Math Award

When Ron Seater finished high school, he couldn’t read or write and didn’t understand math. He struggled silently with a learning disability, slipped through the cracks and out the door.

January 15, 2020

UAS Celebrates Student — Chancellor’s and Dean’s Lists - Fall 2019 Semester

Students on the Dean's or Chancellor's list are undergraduates admitted to a certificate or degree program at UAS.

January 14, 2020

UAS Marine Biology Bachelor’s listed #5 in College Values Online Top 20 National Ranking

The ranking takes into account affordability, accreditation, and rankings in major publications like U.S. News and World Report.