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Amid cuts, UAS moves focus to enrollment

Juneau Empire - At the University of Alaska Southeast, it’s the same tune heard around the state — an uncomfortably tight budget countered by expanding program needs. UAS Chancellor Rick Caulfield, however, remains optimistic. During Thursday’s Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, Caulfield presented a summary of where UAS is, where it’s going and what it all means for Juneau’s economy. ...More

UAS student government votes to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day

KTOO - Students at the University of Alaska Southeast will recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Oct. 12, a day otherwise known as Columbus Day. The student government recently passed a resolution to do this on the second Monday of every October. ...More

Scientists exploring what caused deadly Sitka landslide

Alaska Public Media - One month after a deadly landslide struck in Sitka, a group of scientists and agency officials are starting the complicated task of learning what happened. The Geo Task Force has been meeting informally at the Sitka Sound Science Center. The center’s director, Lisa Busch, believes these gatherings are an important first step in understanding the area’s geophysical hazards. UAS Assistant Professor of Forest Ecology Brian Buma is among those working with the Geo Task Force. ...More


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