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News and Press Releases 2022

May 16, 2022

Outdoor Studies Expedition: Sea Kayaking in Glacier Bay
The group saw multiple large terrestrial animals like brown and black bears, moose, mountain goats, and wolves, as well as a variety of birds.

April 20, 2022

UAS Honors Beth Kerttula with Honorary Doctorate of Laws at 2022 Commencement Ceremony
Kerttula will receive her award at the UAS Juneau Commencement Ceremony on May 1

April 11, 2022

UAS Honors Dr. Elliot Bruhl of Sitka with Meritorious Service Award
Meritorious Service Awards are awarded for public and volunteer service to the university or a local community.

April 8, 2022

UAS Honors David Kiffer with Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters at 2022 Commencement Ceremony
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.

March 21, 2022

Dannielle Carlson hired as UAS Alaska Native Student Success Specialist
Ms. Carlson brings exceptional experience to this role. “My personal background as a first generation, rural, Alaska Native university student at UAS has greatly contributed to my six years of success in my previous position as the Rural Admissions Counselor.

March 21, 2022

University of Alaska Southeast names Dr. Maren Haavig as Provost
Following a nationwide search, Dr. Maren Haavig has been appointed Provost and Dean of Research and Sponsored Programs for the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS).

March 17, 2022

UAS Egan Library Selected for Competitive Federal Humanities Grant
$10,000 Grant Will Help the Library Recover from the Coronavirus Pandemic

March 8, 2022

UAS Designated as 2022-2023 Military Friendly School Gold Status
To receive the Gold distinction, selected schools are within 10% of 10th-ranked organizations.

February 8, 2022

UAS announces 2022 Undergraduate Student Awards for Research and Creative Activity
We are pleased to announce the winners along with brief information from their project summaries.

February 7, 2022

University of Alaska Announces Mariculture Conference, Mariculture for Alaska’s Future: Status, Challenges and Opportunities
The conference will bring together mariculture stakeholders, including practitioners, regulators, policymakers, scientists and others from Alaska.

February 7, 2022

Hecla Greens Creek Invests $300,000 in UAS Environmental Science Program
"Safeguarding the environment through responsible mining is a fundamental principle of how we [Hecla Greens Creek] operate"

January 26, 2022

Antifreeze Proteins to the Rescue!
Natural Cryoprotectants enable improved Cold-Storage of Red Blood Cells

January 19, 2022

UAS Celebrates Student Success
Chancellor’s and Dean’s Lists – Fall 2021 Semester