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News and Press Releases 2024

June 3, 2024

UAS Project Featured in White House Policy Document on Ocean Justice
This prestigious recognition underscores the significance of community-engaged research in advancing environmental and social justice.

June 3, 2024

UAS Reading Course Receives DEED Approval
The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is proud to announce that its ED 302 Reading Instruction course is the first in the state to receive approval from the Department of Education and Early Development (DEED) for alignment with the Alaska Reads Act requirements.

April 30, 2024

UAS Honors Local Journalists with Joint Meritorious Service Award
This year, UAS will honor Thad and Sandy Poulson with a Joint Meritorious Service Award, to be presented during the Sitka campus ceremony on Friday May 3rd.

April 30, 2024

John Greely and Marla Berg to be honored at UAS Juneau Commencement
This year, UAS will honor John Greely and Marla Berg with a Joint Meritorious Service Award for their many and wide ranging contributions to Juneau.

April 30, 2024

UAS Awards Local Archeologist with Honorary Doctorate of Science
The University of Alaska Southeast will honor John Autrey with an Honorary Doctor of Science degree at the 2024 commencement ceremony.

April 30, 2024

UAS Honors Local Educator with Honorary Doctorate of Education
UAS will honor Gooch Tláa/Kéet Tláa/Anne Johnson with an Honorary Doctor of Education degree this year.

April 16, 2024

UA Awarded $20 Million
The University of Alaska was awarded $20 million by the National Science Foundation to investigate the effects of climate change on culturally and commercially important marine species in the Gulf of Alaska.

April 12, 2024

UAS Celebrates Opening of New Science Building
In late March, the University of Alaska Southeast celebrated the near-completion of its state-of-the-art science building, Áakʼw Tá Hít.

March 29, 2024

University of Alaska Southeast Earns Military School Gold Distinction
Military Friendly is an organization that helps identify schools that will best enable veterans to build satisfying careers during their transition into the civilian world.

March 9, 2024

UAS Students Contemplate issues of Culture, Heritage, and Tourism
The University of Alaska Southeast Tourism Studies class recently returned from a 15-day tourism immersion trip in Japan.

February 20, 2024

UAS School of Education Ranked Among the Best Online Programs
The University of Alaska Southeast online graduate education programs ranked in the top 10 percent of all online programs by U.S. News & World Report College Rankings.

February 12, 2024

Care and Custody: Past Responses to Mental Health
The traveling banner exhibition and companion website explore the treatment of people with mental health conditions throughout history, especially in the United States, bringing to light the tension that has existed between care and custody.

January 16, 2024

UAS Poet Emily Wall Wins Alaska Literary Award
Emily Wall has been writing and publishing her own works for more than thirty years, and teaching creative writing to others for twenty-five.