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Opinion: University of Alaska is committed to preparing our future teachers

— Alaska desperately needs Alaska-trained teachers and in response to our growing teacher shortage, the University of Alaska has expanded its support of the recruitment, preparation and retention of our state’s PK-12 teachers. To increase the recruitment and retention of teachers, the Alaska Statewide Mentoring Project (ASMP) provides mentor support, this year working with more than 150 early career teachers. UA supports Educators Rising, a national organization that helps steer high school students to the teaching profession. ...More

Big whales eat tiny fish at hatchery buffets

— At the Hidden Falls Hatchery in Chatham Strait, three whales have tapped into a yearly all-you-can-eat buffet. The whales have learned that the hatchery releases juvenile salmon in the same place each summer, providing a reliable snack for the roaming predators. Researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences and the University of Alaska Southeast have spent nine years studying the impact of this predation on hatchery fish. Now, CFOS graduate student Madison Kosma wants to understand how the predation contributes to each whale’s diet. ...More

Monitoring a mystery bird in Yakutat

— On sandy barrier islands between mountains and the sea, two different birds that look alike lay their eggs side-by-side. Arctic terns fly almost the circumference of the Earth each year to spend summers in the far north and winters in Antarctica. Aleutian terns go almost as far another way. Biologists here are learning more about the less-common, more mysterious one. Wanting to see the other side of the Aleutian tern story, biologist Sanjay Pyare of the University of Alaska Southeast traveled to Indonesia in October 2018. ...More

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UAS Named Most LGBTQ-Friendly College in Alaska for 2019

June 14, 2019

For 2019, the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) has been named as the top LGBTQ-Friendly School for Alaska by the Campus Pride Index.

UAS Students Learn to Use Drones for Environmental Research

June 6, 2019

The class was funded through AK CASC’s Suicide Basin outburst flood project and offered through UAS

UAS Celebrates Student Success

May 30, 2019

Chancellor’s and Dean’s Lists — Spring 2019 Semester

UAS and Juneau School District Renew Partnership Focusing on Student Success

May 23, 2019

Under the agreement, UAS will also welcome JSD students who are ready for advanced classes to earn dual enrollment credit; earning both high school and college credits.

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