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Southeast artist wins major award

— Fifty years of artistic endeavor are being recognized with a prestigious award and sizable monetary prize. Tlingit master carver Wayne Price, who is an associate professor of Northwest Coast arts for University of Alaska Southeast, is this year’s winner of the Rasmuson Foundation’s Distinguished Artist Award. The annual award recognizes lifetime achievement in the arts and comes with $40,000. ...More

UAS to recognize 3 Juneauites with doctorate, service awards

— The University of Alaska Southeast will honor Clark Gruening with an Honorary Doctorate of Laws, while Sharon Gaiptman and William Todd Hunt will be recognized with Meritorious Service Awards. Although traditional ceremonies are not taking place in person, each campus has created a “virtual commencement” in which students can be celebrated while still observing the limitations placed by the recent outbreak of COVID-19. ...More

Funding awarded to UA for COVID-19 research innovations

— Four University of Alaska research teams have received grants totaling more than $64,000 to develop innovative concepts for fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. The University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Center for Innovation, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship awarded the grants after reviewing 28 submissions from a variety of UA researchers. The winning proposals will be funded with support from the Office of Naval Research. ...More

Press Releases

University of Alaska Southeast Achieves Full Reaccreditation of Teacher Education Programs

May 15, 2020

This week the Alaska College of Education (AKCoE) at the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) received confirmation of its accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

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UAS Northwest Coast Arts Faculty Wayne Price Honored with Rasmuson Foundation Distinguished Artist Award

May 12, 2020

Wayne Price, Assistant Professor of Northwest Coast Arts at the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) has been chosen to receive a $40K Rasmuson Foundation Distinguished Artist award.

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UAS celebrates the class of 2020 with virtual commencement ceremonies this weekend

April 27, 2020

Although traditional ceremonies are not taking place in person due to the COVID-19 pandemic, each campus has created a “virtual commencement” in which students can be celebrated.

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UAS Honors Community Members at 2020 Commencement Ceremony, May 2

April 24, 2020

This year UAS will honor Clark Gruening with an Honorary Doctorate of Laws. Sharon Gaiptman and William Todd Hunt will be recognized with Meritorious Service Awards.

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Dr. John Harley awarded University of Alaska coronavirus response grant

April 17, 2020

Harley was awarded $5,000 by the Immediate Innovation for Coronavirus Project (IICP) through the UAF Center for Innovation, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship to create a tool providing a community-scale assessment of Alaska’s vulnerable populations.

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