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News and Press Releases 2021

March 2, 2021

UAS Native & Rural Student Center Hosts 19th Annual Oratory Showcase

The theme of this year’s event was Haa kusteeyi guganeix, or “Our way of life will heal.”

February 22, 2021

Educators Rising Alaska Leadership Conference February 28th – March 1st

The theme for this year’s conference is “Rising Above Adversity”.

February 9, 2021

Determining Dissolved Organic Carbon Flows into the Gulf of Alaska

A new model determines freshwater and dissolved organic carbon discharge to the Gulf of Alaska from one of the most geographically diverse but understudied regions on the planet

February 10, 2021

Climate Change Alters Coastal Processes in North America’s Largest Temperate Rainforest

In North America’s largest remaining temperate rainforest, coastal marine environments are intrinsically linked with the land through the delivery of nutrients that drive ocean productivity.

January 26, 2021

Alaska Airlines Student Concert Series at UAS Presents: Drive-In Concert with Pamyua

On Friday, February 5th at 7:00 p.m., the University of Alaska Southeast is hosting an Alaska Airlines Student Concert Series event, Pamyua. The concert is FREE and open to the public.

January 22, 2021

Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center Names New Director Tom Thornton

ACRC is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Thornton as ACRC Director as of April 11, 2021.

January 20, 2021

UAS Celebrates Student Success Chancellor’s and Dean’s Lists - Fall 2020 Semester

UAS Chancellor Karen Carey, Interim Dean Paula Martin of the School of Arts & Sciences, Dean Pete Traxler of the School of Career and Technical Education, and Executive Dean Steve Atwater of the Alaska College of Education are proud to recognize students for their scholarly achievements.

January 15, 2021

Sealaska Corporation Supports Scholarships for Alaska Native Language Student Enrollment

The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) announces a tuition scholarship offered in support from Sealaska Corporation for students enrolled in Spring 2021 Alaska Native Language courses.

January 6, 2021

Student Workshops Go Remote at Virtual Sitka Whalefest Science Festival

This year, students weren’t able to travel to Sitka but that doesn’t mean they didn’t get their (gloved) hands dirty.

January 5, 2021

UAS RASOR Program and Tribal Mentors Guide High School Students in Community-based Research and Prepare Them for College Success

The Rural Alaska Students in One-Health Research (RASOR) program started its second year ready to tackle new challenges. Ten Southeast Alaska students from Metlakatla, Petersburg, Sitka, and Craig and three Mt. Edgecumbe students from Unalakleet, Huslia, and Tyonek joined this year.