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UAS Evening at Egan lecture examines presidential violence in American pop culture, September 20 with Dr. David Noon

September 17, 2019

UAS Professor of History Dr. David Noon’s presentation, "The Gothic Executive: Images of Presidential Violence in American Popular Culture, From Andrew Jackson to Donald Trump."


UAS Tidal Echoes Literary Journal Welcomes Kelsey Walsh as Fall Intern for the 2020 Edition

September 16, 2019

Kelsey Walsh has been selected as the fall intern for the 2020 edition of the UAS literary and art journal Tidal Echoes


How UAS Contributes to the Best Salmon Data in the World

September 13, 2019

UAS Marine Biology undergraduate students are contributing to the longest running data set on wild Pacific salmon in existence, just steps from the Juneau campus at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Auke Creek Research Station.


UAS Named in Top 10 Best Online Bachelor’s in Special Education Degrees for 2020 by ValueColleges

September 13, 2019

ValueColleges has named the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) as one of the top ten online bachelor’s degree programs in special education.


First Year Natural Science Students at UAS Get Hands-on Field Experience

September 12, 2019

First year students enrolled in introductory biology will have the opportunity to learn about the research questions that motivate their professors and will use modern equipment and methods to answer those questions.


6th Annual Alaska Airlines Student Concert Series at UAS Begins September 13 with Comedy Show

September 9, 2019

The Alaska Airlines Student Concert Series at UAS is a collection of events hosted by the Student Activities Board (SAB)


UAS 2019 Outdoor Studies Capstones Highlight Student Success

September 6, 2019

The capstone is a final requirement of the Outdoor Studies Leadership course progression.


It’s Not Too Late to Register for UAS Short Courses this Fall

September 4, 2019

Many of the courses in career and technical education offer a 25% reduction in tuition.


UAS Students Start Strong Through First Year Experience

August 30, 2019

This program aims to give students the best opportunity for success


UAS Evening at Egan Fall Lecture Series Begins September 6

August 29, 2019

The annual fall lecture series Evening at Egan kicks off on September 6 at the University of Alaska Southeast Auke Lake campus with guest lecturer Dr. Carrie Diaz Eaton’s presentation, “Finding Community to Advance STEM Education.”


Starr Jensen, UAS Education Graduate and Head Start Teacher, is UA Strong!

August 28, 2019

Jensen’s path as a UAS student reflects how a variety of puzzle pieces come together and contribute to educational success.


UAS Welcomes Veterans Back to School

August 27, 2019

The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) has seen nearly a 50% increase in new student veterans, veteran spouses, and dependents at UAS this fall semester compared with last spring semester


UAS Campus Kickoff connects students with Juneau community

August 22, 2019

This event welcomes students to campus and features games, music, food, giveaways, and a chance for students to learn about student organizations and opportunities for engagement in the Juneau community!


University of Alaska Southeast Launches the Kayak Oceanography Program

August 19, 2019

From July 5 to July 19, faculty and students paddled over 200 km in Holkham Bay and Endicott Arm in a new Kayak Oceanography Program at University of Alaska Southeast (UAS).


Endowment supporting UAS Alaska College of Education Surpasses $1 Million

August 16, 2019

The decision of the Board of Regents was supported by a generous pledge from the City and Borough of Juneau creating the Teacher Excellence Fund (TEF) at the Juneau Community Foundation (JCF).


UAS and Sealaska Heritage Institute offer new scholarships for future Alaska Native teachers

August 14, 2019

The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) and Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) are making new scholarships available to freshmen and sophomore Alaska Native students through the PITAAS program.


UAS Celebrates 2019 Faculty Excellence, Promotions, and Tenure

August 12, 2019

It is with great pride that the University of Alaska Southeast announces the recent promotion and/or tenure of our esteemed faculty, as well as the 2019 Faculty Excellence Awards. Please join UAS as we congratulate them.


UAS Offers Fall Northwest Coast Arts and Language Classes; Sealaska Heritage Scholarships Available for NWC Arts

August 9, 2019

The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is offering Tlingit language and Northwest Coast Arts classes this fall. Scholarships are available.


The Spirit of Ho’oilina: Rekindling Indigenous Traditions of Alaska and Hawai’i

August 8, 2019

The conference explored ancient navigation and wayfinding traditions, the advancement of Indigenous languages, solutions to protect the Pacific Ocean, and ways to heal Indigenous communities in body, mind, and spirit.


UAS researchers investigating harmful algal blooms in Southeast Alaska

August 8, 2019

University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) researchers Dr. John Harley and Dr. Matthew Pawlus have been studying shellfish toxicity to help create a safer environment in Southeast Alaska.


University of Alaska Southeast Graduate Begins Peace Corps Service in the Eastern Caribbean

August 1, 2019

Alannah Johnson of Juneau has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for the Eastern Caribbean on July 1, 2019, to begin training as an education volunteer.


University of Alaska Southeast Joins Open Textbook Network in Support of Affordable Course Content for Students

August 1, 2019

The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) has joined the Open Textbook Network (OTN), an organization which assists universities and colleges to promote the use of open textbooks and practices.


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