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How UAS Contributes to the Best Salmon Data in the World

UAS Marine Biology undergraduate students are contributing to the longest running data set on wild Pacific salmon in existence, just steps from the UAS campus at the NOAA Auke Creek Research Station. Join us Thursday, Sept. 26th at 7 pm in the UAS Egan Lecture Hall in Juneau. Professor David Tallmon and student researchers will share findings from 40 years of historical data on the changes to salmon populations collected at the Auke Creek Fish Weir, how that affects our community’s ecology and economy, and will discuss the future of fisheries in Alaska.

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UAS Fall Lecture Series

Wide-ranging topics in the areas of science, sociology, arts, literature, politics, history and more. Join us at 7:00 pm every Friday in the Egan Lecture Hall for presentations and discussions. Lectures are free and open to the public.

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Living and Learning on the Juneau Campus

Welcome to the Juneau Campus! Part tour/part introduction to life at UAS, be sure to check out this 2-minute video to get a feel for our unique and inspiring residential campus. Contact us to arrange for a campus tour.

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From the UAS Chancellor

A message from UAS Chancellor Caulfield.

View recent communications from UAS leadership, including updates on university budget.

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The University of Alaska Southeast offers online learning options that fit around your life­ and within your budget.

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S3: Stem Science Symposium

At Sitka WhaleFest, UAS biology students experience career inspiration and renewed motivation for STEM coursework at a critical juncture in their college careers. Check out the video on this exciting opportunity.

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Save 25% on Tuition for Career and Technical Courses

Now is a great time to earn your Occupational Endorsement with 25% tuition reduction on selected courses.

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From the Oceans to the Arts: UAS is Committed to Research

At the University of Alaska Southeast, we believe in strong academics combined with professional experience. Experts in their subjects, our faculty are more than professors, they are true mentors. UAS degree program undergraduates have unique opportunities for rigorous research and preparation for a career in their chosen field of study.

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Northwest Coast Arts Program

UAS and Sealaska partnered together to create the new Northwest Coast Arts Program. Explore the traditional methods, materials, and images of Northwest Coast Native peoples.

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UAS in the News

Alaska climate change: Astonishing video shows rate of America’s melting glaciers

IN the melting heart of one of America’s most iconic glaciers, I came face to face with the impact of climate change. Wearing a helmet and crampons for safety, photographer Tim Clarke and I climbed onto the Mendenhall Glacier near Juneau, Alaska, which is a staple of the cruise ship itinerary.

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UAS Evening at Egan Fall Lecture series begins Sept. 6

The annual, free and public fall lecture series kicks off Friday at the University of Alaska Southeast Auke Lake campus with guest lecturer Carrie Diaz Eaton’s presentation, “Finding Community to Advance STEM Education.” Diaz Eaton is the co-founder of QUBES, a community of math and biology educators who share resources and methods for preparing students to tackle real, complex, biological problems. All Evening at Egan lectures are scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Egan Library and live-streamed on the UAS YouTube channel (

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University of Alaska Southeast launched the Kayak Oceanography Program

From July 5-19, faculty and students paddled over 120 miles in Holkham Bay and Endicott Arm in a new Kayak Oceanography Program at University of Alaska Southeast. The program was led by university professors Michael Navarro and Glenn Wright, kayak instructor and naturalist Hallie Heath, and University of Washington researcher Mattias Cape.

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