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UAS Outdoor Studies Expedition, Juneau Icefield, May 9-17, 2023

After weathering a storm early on, the group enjoyed ideal spring glacier conditions, climbing, and skiing a variety of peaks on and around the Taku Range, including the named mountains Snowdrift, Rhino, and Emperor.

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‘Playing with Fire’ exhibit of metal art opens

A new exhibit of metal art titled "Playing With Fire" opened in April at The Commons Gallery, featuring unique works by University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan Campus metal arts instructor Angie Goffredi and the students of her UAS Metal Arts class.

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University of Alaska Southeast Commencement 2023

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. UAS expects to award 581 associate, bachelor, and master’s degrees, as well as certificates, professional licensures, and occupational endorsements to 519 graduates. Commencement in Sitka takes place Friday, May 5, Ketchikan on Saturday, May 6, and Juneau’s event is Sunday, May 7. Details for each ceremony follows.

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Illustrating Alaska: Artists Making Children’s Books Exhibit on display @ UAS Egan Library, June 2023

May 30, 2023

The exhibit, curated by Sarah Asper-Smith, highlights the process of four different Alaskan illustrators: Jim Fowler, Evon Zerbetz, Michaela Goade, and Mitchell Watley.

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UAS Celebrates Student Success Chancellor’s and Dean’s Lists – Spring 2023 Semester

May 25, 2023

Eligibility is based on a minimum of 12 credits of graded course work for the semester through the UA system.

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UAS Outdoor Studies Expedition, Juneau Icefield, May 9-17, 2023

May 22, 2023

Ten University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) Outdoor Studies students and two instructors participated in a ten-day expedition to the Juneau Icefield earlier this month.

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UAS Names Dr. Carlee Simon as Interim Dean of the School of Education

May 15, 2023

In her two-year appointment, Dr. Simon will lead the SOE in its mission to work cooperatively with PreK–12 schools and the community, as well as the faculty to identify, prepare, and strengthen effective teachers and administrators for sustained contributions to the education profession in rural and urban settings in Alaska and the nation.

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UAS Faculty Excellence Awards and Promotions Announced for 2023

May 9, 2023

These awards recognize faculty excellence in teaching, research, creative activity, service, and advising. Recipients are nominated by UAS faculty, staff, students, and research colleagues within the University of Alaska System.

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UAS Biologist Beth Mathews debuts new book Deep Waters, events planned for May 2023

May 8, 2023

Retired biologist and UAS professor Beth Ann Mathews has published Deep Waters: A Memoir of Loss, Alaska Adventure, and Love Rekindled. Mathews will be visiting Southeast Alaska this week for the following events in Juneau and Gustavus

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UAS to Honor Anna Ehlers with Honorary Doctorate

May 3, 2023

Honorary degrees are bestowed on individuals who exemplify a significant and lasting contribution to the University, to the State of Alaska, or to the individual’s discipline or profession.

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University of Alaska Southeast Commencement 2023

May 2, 2023

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.

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