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Wrangell to survey site of former boarding school for Native children

— A government boarding school for Native children in Wrangell was one of the first of its kind in Alaska. Now, there are plans to redevelop the site of the former Bureau of Indian Affairs facility that was open for 43 years. But sensitivity toward the legacy of abuse and trauma plus recent discoveries of graves at Canadian boarding schools have caused local officials to tread carefully before breaking ground. ...More

Mariculture to be subject of university conference in February

— The University of Alaska Southeast is preparing students to work in the emerging mariculture industry. Associate Professor Joel Markis, the program director of Applied Fisheries, was among the guests on Action Line. He said UAS is involved in mariculture in a number of different ways. "One of the primary ways is through workforce training. We have an applied fisheries program that focuses on getting students introduced in the industry in aquaculture and mariculture and so we tech students about those industries and try and give them a skill set that gives them an opportunity to get employment in those sectors." ...More

Admission and registration process for Spring Semester at UAS outlined on Action Line

— The Spring Semester at the University of Alaska Southeast gets underway Monday, January 10. UAS Academic Advisor Amanda Triplett encouraged people while a guest on Action Line to get signed up for admission well before that start date. She said the application deadline is December 15. ...More

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UAS Evening at Egan features presentation on efforts to strengthen Northwest Coast Arts programming and degree tracks in higher education, December 3

November 30, 2021

A portion of the session will include a condensed sample introduction to formline-design presented by award winning artist and IAIA/UAS Adjunct instructor Robert Mills.


UAS Sitka Whale Lab Offers Opportunity to Experience a 4-D Whale Necropsy from the Comfort of Your Computer

November 19, 2021

Through the use of 3-D scanning technology over time (hence 4-D), the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) Whalelab has developed a free virtual portal that allows broader access to this experience.


UAS Evening at Egan Speaker Renee Tl'aagunk Culp to present “I too yei yatee - It is within you: Generational Trauma & Resiliency,” November 19

November 15, 2021

"Generational trauma is a well-known concept within trauma-informed care, a lesser-known concept, generational resilience is an important topic to add to the discussion."


UAS Evening at Egan Speakers Dr. Pearl Brower and Ronalda Cadiente Brown to present on the Alaska Native Success Initiative, November 12

November 9, 2021

This project seeks to improve the participation and success of Alaska Natives through educational achievement statewide


UAS scholar Dr. Tom Thornton’s and colleagues’ Indigenous Environmental Knowledge handbook chosen as 2021 Best Geoscience Research Resource Work Award

November 5, 2021

This volume provides an overview of key themes in Indigenous Environmental Knowledge (IEK) and anchors them with brief but well-grounded empirical case studies of relevance for each of these themes


UAS Evening at Egan Speaker Jason Gootee to present “Health Insurance in Alaska,” November 5

November 2, 2021

Gootee will provide a look at the 2022 environment for health insurance in Alaska


UAS and NEA Big Read to host “A Most Powerful Song: Elevating Indigenous Voices” on November 4

October 26, 2021

Indigenous poets Vivian Faith Prescott, Marie Tozier and X̱'unei Lance Twitchell will read from their work and discuss poetic lineage

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