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UAS partners with Willamette University to provide law career pathway

— The University of Alaska Southeast has forged a partnership with Willamette College of Law to provide an opportunity for UAS students to pursue a career in law. The 4+3 Direct Admission Program allows undergraduate students studying at UAS, and UAS alumni, to gain admission to Willamette Law based on certain academic credentials. Yet although the economy is being decimated by the reduction in tourist vessels, the state’s humpback whales are some of the few locals actually enjoying the silence. ...More

Humpback whales seize chance to sing in Alaska's cruise-free Covid summer

— For Alaskans, summertime means cruise ships. Lots of cruise ships. The 2020 season was expected to commence with a record-breaking deluge of 1.4 million tourists and glacier gazers that would effectively triple the state’s scant population of 730,000. Once the pandemic hit, that number effectively dropped to zero. Yet although the economy is being decimated by the reduction in tourist vessels, the state’s humpback whales are some of the few locals actually enjoying the silence. ...More

Date set for virtual Power and Privilege Symposium

— This year’s Power and Privilege Symposium will be different from past iterations of the event, and it is set for 8:15 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 10, University of Alaska Southeast announced. Like many events this year, the symposium designed as an engaging gathering to advance learning about societal issues will be held virtually. It will feature live keynote speakers, according to a news release from UAS. ...More

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UAS Partners with Willamette University to Provide Law Career Pathway

October 7, 2020

The 4+3 Direct Admission Program allows undergraduate students studying at UAS and UAS alumni to gain admission to Willamette Law based on certain academic credentials.

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Submit Your Proposal for the 5th Annual Power and Privilege Symposium at UAS

September 29, 2020

The 5th Annual Power & Privilege Symposium is scheduled for Tuesday, November 10, 2020

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New study highlights the role of overlooked ecological factors in salmon restoration success

September 29, 2020

Often left out of watershed assessments are biological and environmental factors like water temperature, nutrient availability, canopy cover, and the structure of food webs.

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Kristy Standard Smith shares parenting experience in the new book, “Blended Reality: Creating a World Where Blended Families Thrive and Grow”

September 25, 2020

The book focuses on families of all kinds, regardless of biology or blood.

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UAS Evening at Egan Fall Lecture Series Begins This Friday, September 11

September 9, 2020

The annual fall lecture series Evening at Egan kicks off this Friday, September 11 at 7 pm with a virtual presentation by Alaskan author Heather Lende.

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UAS Sitka and Community Partners Host Virtual Speaker Series on Racial Equity & Justice in Southeast Alaska September 10-24

September 9, 2020

This is a free online series of presentations and workshops on racial equity and social justice sponsored by the Complete to Compete (Title III grant) at UAS Sitka Campus, in partnership with Sitka Tribe of Alaska Social Services Department, SEARHC, the Sitka STEPS Grant, the Sitka Health Summit and Pathways Coalitions.

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