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Hecla’s Greens Creek Mine Recognized for Leadership, Ethics, and Organization

— Hecla Mining Company is pleased to announce the Alaska Chamber named Hecla’s Greens Creek Mine the Rita Sholton Large Business of the Year award, which pays tribute to businesses that exemplify leadership, ethics, and organization. "Since 2011 Greens Creek has provided scholarship funding to over 350 Alaska residents to help gain the skills necessary to be successful in the mining industry. With over $500,000 going directly to student aid, Hecla Greens Creek is UAS’ largest sponsor of students.” - Chancellor Karen Carey, University of Alaska Southeast ...More

IRONMAN Group Seeks Juneau Triathlon

— The IRONMAN Group reached out to Travel Juneau in 2020 to explore hosting a race in Alaska’s capital city. Travel Juneau became the broker, so to speak, of the deal and brought the City and Borough of Juneau, the state Department of Transportation & Public Facilities, the University of Alaska Southeast and the National Guard, among other entities, into the conversations. ...More

Carin Silkaitis announced as next dean of the School of Arts & Sciences

— The University of Alaska Southeast announced that Carin Silkaitis has been named as the new dean of Arts & Sciences, effective July 12. She replaces Dr. Paula Martin, who served as the interim dean of the school since April 2021. As dean, Silkatis will provide leadership for the school and its four departments: Business and Public Administration, Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences. ...More

Dynamic glaciers identified as cause of Southeast Alaska’s summer ice quakes

— Within a set of glaciers and mountains near Juneau, there’s seismic activity almost every day in the summer. They’re called ice quakes. They’re not as widely understood as earthquakes, but researchers are monitoring them closely. Last year, glaciologist Jason Amundson of the University of Alaska Southeast actually flew out to investigate one of the bigger ice quakes near Wright Glacier and Mount Ogden on the United States-Canada border. ...More

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UAS Names Carin Silkaitis as Dean of Arts and Sciences

July 16, 2021

As dean, Silkatis will provide leadership for the school and its four departments: Business and Public Administration, Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences.

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UAS student Petrea Ashmore receives scholarship from the American Association of Medical Assistants

July 2, 2021

Petrea has demonstrated multiple instances of extreme professionalism and highly effective communication skills when interacting with other students. She is a role model for her classmates.

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University of Alaska Southeast Named Winner of 2021 Assessment & Impact Awards in Housing and Residence Life

July 2, 2021

The award, given by Skyfactor Benchworks, a Macmillan Learning company, recognized UAS for its ongoing commitment to creating a positive residence life experience for students through use of data-driven programs.

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