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Romee McAdams Joins UAS as Coordinator for Equity and Compliance

June 30, 2020

The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Romee McAdams as its new Coordinator for Equity and Compliance.

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Dr. Paul Kraft Named New UAS Sitka Campus Director

June 30, 2020

The University of Alaska Southeast is pleased to announce that Dr. Paul Kraft has been selected as the new campus director for the UAS Sitka Campus.

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UAS Northwest Coast Arts: Ancient Art Forms Meet Modern Technology

June 26, 2020

The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) Northwest Coast Arts program hosted its first Online Northwest Coast Woolen Weaving course and Online Northwest Coast Basketry course this spring.

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UAS Chancellor Rick Caulfield Honored with Emeritus Designation, Retiring After 35 Years of Service to the University of Alaska

June 30, 2020

During the Juneau celebration, the title of Chancellor Emeritus was bestowed upon Dr. Rick Caulfield by UA President Jim Johnsen. This is a prestigious honor which celebrates Chancellor Caulfield’s continuous meritorious service as an educator and as a leader for UAS and the University of Alaska as a whole.

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

June 26, 2020

UAS Chancellor Rick Caulfield, Dean Tom Thornton 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.

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Ryan Sand Joins UAS as Emergency Management Planner

May 18, 2020

The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan Sand as its new Emergency Management Planner.

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University of Alaska Southeast is Newest Member of Interstate Passport Network, Third Regional University in Alaska to join National Initiative

June 2, 2020

The University of Alaska Southeast is the 42nd higher education institution in the country to join the Interstate Passport Network.

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UAS Professor Dr. Konrad Meister Secures Grants for Research on Cryopreservation

May 18, 2020

In January 2020 chemistry professor Dr. Konrad Meister joined the faculty in the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS), and since that time he has secured 2 equipment grants from the UAF Biomedical Learning and Student Training (BLaST) program and INBRE -- the IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence

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New Study Highlights Findings and Predictions for Juneau Glacial Outburst Flood

June 1, 2020

A Frontiers in Earth Science paper explores the evolving dynamics of Suicide Basin, a glacier-dammed lake in Juneau that releases annual outburst floods, causing inundation and erosion in the Mendenhall Valley.

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UAS Programs Continue as Regents Study Possible Merger

June 18, 2020

The UA Board of Regents met June 4-5 to discuss the budget challenges of the University of Alaska system.

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Northrim Bank Supports UAS with Annual Contribution for Juneau’s Business & Public Policy Program, Ketchikan and Sitka Campuses

June 2, 2020

Northrim Bank has once again contributed to the University of Alaska Southeast programs, giving $63.5K to the Business and Public Policy Program, administered through the Juneau campus, and an additional $5K each to the Ketchikan and Sitka Campuses.

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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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