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University regents decide to put the brakes on campus merger plan for UAS

— University of Alaska regents have put the brakes on a plan to merge University of Alaska Southeast programs in Juneau, Ketchikan and Sitka into either the Anchorage or Fairbanks operations. The cost saving proposal has drawn major criticism since being introduced by President Jim Johnsen last week. ...More

She’s not moving at a glacial pace

— New visitor center director leads outreach changes. Plans to greatly expand attractions at the glacier, including having boats transport tourists close enough to touch the face of the glacier, are still in progress, Miranda said, and the environmental assessment of those plans should come out in the fall as planned. Some local residents have opposed all or parts of that plan, saying its impact on the local environment would be too great. ...More

Press Releases

Maren Haavig Appointed Interim Vice Provost for the University of Alaska Southeast

July 9, 2020

Haavig has also served as Associate Dean for the School of Arts and Sciences. She continues as Associate Professor of Accounting.

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Dr. Karen Carey Appointed Interim Chancellor for the University of Alaska Southeast

July 9, 2020

Dr. Karen Carey has been appointed to serve as Interim Chancellor at the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS), located in Juneau, Alaska’s capital city.

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UAS Environmental Programs Ranked #3 in the Nation by Affordable Schools

July 8, 2020

Affordable Schools has placed the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) at #3 in its list of the 15 best affordable environmental studies Bachelor's degree programs of 2020.

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Romee McAdams Joins UAS as Coordinator for Equity and Compliance

June 30, 2020

The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Romee McAdams as its new Coordinator for Equity and Compliance.

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Dr. Paul Kraft Named New UAS Sitka Campus Director

June 30, 2020

The University of Alaska Southeast is pleased to announce that Dr. Paul Kraft has been selected as the new campus director for the UAS Sitka Campus.

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UAS Northwest Coast Arts: Ancient Art Forms Meet Modern Technology

June 26, 2020

The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) Northwest Coast Arts program hosted its first Online Northwest Coast Woolen Weaving course and Online Northwest Coast Basketry course this spring.

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UAS Chancellor Rick Caulfield Honored with Emeritus Designation, Retiring After 35 Years of Service to the University of Alaska

June 30, 2020

During the Juneau celebration, the title of Chancellor Emeritus was bestowed upon Dr. Rick Caulfield by UA President Jim Johnsen. This is a prestigious honor which celebrates Chancellor Caulfield’s continuous meritorious service as an educator and as a leader for UAS and the University of Alaska as a whole.

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UAS Celebrates Student Success Chancellor’s and Dean’s Lists - Spring 2020 Semester

June 26, 2020

UAS Chancellor Rick Caulfield, Dean Tom Thornton of the School of Arts & Sciences, Dean Pete Traxler of the School of Career and Technical Education, and Executive Dean Steve Atwater of the Alaska College of Education are proud to recognize students for their scholarly achievements.

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Ryan Sand Joins UAS as Emergency Management Planner

May 18, 2020

The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan Sand as its new Emergency Management Planner.

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University of Alaska Southeast is Newest Member of Interstate Passport Network, Third Regional University in Alaska to join National Initiative

June 2, 2020

The University of Alaska Southeast is the 42nd higher education institution in the country to join the Interstate Passport Network.

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UAS Professor Dr. Konrad Meister Secures Grants for Research on Cryopreservation

May 18, 2020

In January 2020 chemistry professor Dr. Konrad Meister joined the faculty in the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS), and since that time he has secured 2 equipment grants from the UAF Biomedical Learning and Student Training (BLaST) program and INBRE -- the IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence

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New Study Highlights Findings and Predictions for Juneau Glacial Outburst Flood

June 1, 2020

A Frontiers in Earth Science paper explores the evolving dynamics of Suicide Basin, a glacier-dammed lake in Juneau that releases annual outburst floods, causing inundation and erosion in the Mendenhall Valley.

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UAS Programs Continue as Regents Study Possible Merger

June 18, 2020

The UA Board of Regents met June 4-5 to discuss the budget challenges of the University of Alaska system.

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