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2018 Releases

University of Alaska Southeast Commencement 2018

On the first weekend in May, the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) will celebrate student achievement and success at commencement activities on its three campuses in Sitka, Ketchikan, and Juneau.

2017 Releases

UAS invites teachers and artists to unique experience

The University of Alaska Southeast invites teachers and artists to “UAS 2017 Summer in the Rainforest: Teachers as Artists; Artists as Teachers,” a place-based learning experience exploring the creative core of both teaching and the arts.

2016 Releases

2015 Releases

Interim Provost Appointed

The University of Alaska Southeast announces the appointment of Ketchikan Campus Director Dr. Priscilla Schulte as UAS Interim Provost for the coming academic year. A search for a permanent Provost is slated to commence in August.

JAMM, UAS, and Juneau Symphony Announce Juneau's New String Quartet-in-Residence

Juneau Alaska Music Matters (JAMM), the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS), and the Juneau Symphony are proud to launch a new collaboration by selecting four scholarship recipients who will help teach local student musicians while pursuing a Master of Arts in Secondary Teaching (MAT) at UAS with certification in K-12 Music.

2014 Releases

Commencement 2014

The University of Alaska Southeast Juneau campus holds its 43rd annual commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 4.

2013 Releases

Community Day on Campus!

Community Day on Campus is a free festive day of music, exhibits, arts, food, information, and activities for the whole family in the Mourant Courtyard on the beautiful University of Alaska Southeast Auke Lake Campus.

College Track 3: 360 North Broadcast

A documentary that features Alaska Native students working to balance cultural obligations with a college education and a panel discussion on the film taped at the University of Alaska Southeast will broadcast at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 16 and Sunday, April 21 on 360 North Public Television.

First Friday at the REC- Spring 2013

With comfortable seating and a top notch lighting and sound system, the UAS REC is one of Juneau’s best kept secrets as a great facility for arts events.

2012 Releases

UAS Commencement 2012

The University of Alaska Southeast Juneau campus holds its 41st annual commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 6 at 2 p.m. at the Charles Gamble Jr.-Donald Sperl Joint Use Facility, 12300 Mendenhall Loop Road (UAS Rec Center).

2011 Releases

New Juneau Icefield Director Selected

The Foundation for Glacier and Environmental Research (FGER), the nonprofit organization that supports the Juneau Icefield Research Program (JIRP), proudly announces the appointment of Dr. Jeffry Kavanaugh as our new Director of JIRP.

10th Annual Community Day on Campus

Community Day on Campus guarantees to be a great time for the whole family with fun and educational presentations from the arts to safety groups.

UAS-Juneau Commencement 2011

The University of Alaska Southeast Juneau campus holds its 40th annual commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 1 at 2 p.m.

VDAY 2011

University of Alaska Southeast and Perseverance Theatre present The Vagina Monologues, a V-Day 2011 campaign event to stop violence against women and girls.

UAS Secures Funds to Purchase Mine Simulator

The University of Alaska Southeast will become the only educational institution in the United States with an underground hard rock mine training simulator thanks to support from the legislative office of Rep. Cathy Munoz (R-Juneau) and other members of the Southeast Alaska legislative delegation.

Icicle Seafoods $42,500 Gift to UAS

This program provides support for tuition and fees for Petersburg High School students who are enrolled in Career Education or dual enrollment classes at UAS.

2010 Releases

UAS Welcomes New Deans

The University of Alaska Southeast is restructuring Student Services leadership and welcoming a new Dean of Education and Dean of Professional and Technical Studies.

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Implications for Alaska

The University of Alaska Southeast invites the community to learn more about the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and implications for Alaska at a special panel discussion at the UAS Egan Library Thursday, July 8, 2010, 7-10 p.m.

National Honors for UAS Ceramics Student

University of Alaska Southeast art major Bonilyn Parker won two prestigious national awards at the the 2010 National Student Juried Exhibition at the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) convention held March 31-April 3 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2009 Releases

New UAA Juneau Nurses

The University of Alaska Southeast and the University of Alaska, Anchorage School of Nursing is holding a pinning ceremony for graduates of the Associate Degree Nursing Program at 1 p.m., Sunday, December 13, 2009 at the UAS Egan Lecture Hall on the Auke Lake campus.

2008 Releases

Evening at Egan Lecture

In summer of 2007, an international team completed the first ever in-water exploration of seafloor and water column creatures in Zhemchug and neighboring Pribilof Canyons.

Evening at Egan Lecture

How the Palin Administration utilizes both historic and contemporary justifications for its predator control programs is explored at the next Friday Evening at Egan Lecture.

Evening at Egan Lecture

During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, utopian thinking in Western Europe had a ready outlet in the newly encountered Americas.

UAS Students Named EPSCoR Fellows

Two UAS undergraduates and one graduate student have been awarded sought after federal grants to research the effect of climate change on the survival of plants and animals and the sustainability of subsistence resources.

2007 Releases

Community Day on Campus

This year's Community Day on Campus is shaping up to be the biggest for Community Day on Campus!

Dean and Edna Williams to be honored at UAS Commencement

The University of Alaska Southeast will hold its 36th Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 6th at 2 pm in the UAS Gamble - Sperl Recreation Center on the Auke Lake Campus.UAS will award 356 degrees for the 2006-07 academic year

The CASSE for a Steady State Economy

Brian Czech will present Good Growing Gone Bad: Uneconomic Growth, Environmental Protection, and National Security in the UAS Egan Lecture Hall on Mon., April 16 at 7 pm.