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UAS Partners with Willamette University to Provide Law Career Pathway

October 7, 2020

The 4+3 Direct Admission Program allows undergraduate students studying at UAS and UAS alumni to gain admission to Willamette Law based on certain academic credentials.


Submit Your Proposal for the 5th Annual Power and Privilege Symposium at UAS

September 29, 2020

The 5th Annual Power & Privilege Symposium is scheduled for Tuesday, November 10, 2020


New study highlights the role of overlooked ecological factors in salmon restoration success

September 29, 2020

Often left out of watershed assessments are biological and environmental factors like water temperature, nutrient availability, canopy cover, and the structure of food webs.


Kristy Standard Smith shares parenting experience in the new book, “Blended Reality: Creating a World Where Blended Families Thrive and Grow”

September 25, 2020

The book focuses on families of all kinds, regardless of biology or blood.


UAS Evening at Egan Fall Lecture Series Begins This Friday, September 11

September 9, 2020

The annual fall lecture series Evening at Egan kicks off this Friday, September 11 at 7 pm with a virtual presentation by Alaskan author Heather Lende.


UAS Sitka and Community Partners Host Virtual Speaker Series on Racial Equity & Justice in Southeast Alaska September 10-24

September 9, 2020

This is a free online series of presentations and workshops on racial equity and social justice sponsored by the Complete to Compete (Title III grant) at UAS Sitka Campus, in partnership with Sitka Tribe of Alaska Social Services Department, SEARHC, the Sitka STEPS Grant, the Sitka Health Summit and Pathways Coalitions.


UAS Education Grad Awarded Grant from the NEA to Create Flexible Learning Kits for Students With Exceptional Learning Needs in Response to the COVID 19 Pandemic

September 2, 2020

Capp plans to use the funds from the NEA Foundation’s COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant to create flexible learning kits for the students in her classroom.


Exchange Student Receives National Award for their time at UAS

September 1, 2020

The award recognizes students who make the best use of their study away exchange, focused on academic accomplishment, social welfare service, contribution to the campus or community, and creative use of their time.


Éedaa Heather Burge joins UAS as coordinator for language immersion program and Tlingit language instructor

July 17, 2020

“I am incredibly excited to be back home in Juneau, and to help support our Haida, Tsimshian and Tlingit scholars in my capacity as project coordinator, as well as an adjunct faculty member”


Study of undisturbed humpback whales made possible by Juneau’s canceled tour season

August 24, 2020

Researchers are collecting data to create a baseline of physiology and behavior of the whales, in the unprecedented absence of whale-watching tourism due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


UAS Celebrates 2020 Faculty Honors

August 11, 2020

It is with great pride that the University of Alaska Southeast announces the recent promotions of our esteemed faculty, as well as the 2020 Faculty Excellence Awards.


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