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UAS Celebrates PITAAS scholar Melissa Brooks-Johnson, Named Interim Superintendent for the Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District

September 17, 2021

UAS congratulates Melissa Brooks-Johnson on her recent appointment as Superintendent and for setting a great example of the value of earning an advanced degree to increase the impact one makes on student learning.


UAS Evening at Egan Speaker Mischa Jackson to Present “Alaska Native Education: The Power of Acknowledgment,” September 17

September 14, 2021

The annual fall lecture series Evening at Egan continues this Friday, September 17 at 7 pm with a virtual presentation by Mischa Jackson - Chookangee Tláa, Assistant Professor of Secondary Education at UAS.


UAS Welcomes New Leaders in Alaska Native Studies, Equity & Compliance, and Education

September 14, 2021

The University of Alaska Southeast is pleased to welcome three new leaders this year.


Evening at Egan Fall Lecture Series Begins this Friday, September 10 with marine biologist Heidi Pearson

September 9, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all 2021 Evening at Egan events will be offered virtually using Zoom


UAS Celebrates 2021 Faculty Excellence, Promotions & Tenure

August 27, 2021

It is with great pride that the University of Alaska Southeast announces the recent promotions of our esteemed faculty, as well as the 2021 Faculty Excellence Awards. Please join UAS as we congratulate them.


6th Annual UAS Author’s Celebration Honors Faculty Published in 2020

August 18, 2021

The event, held by Zoom this year, is sponsored by Friends of the Egan Library (FOEL), UAS Alumni & Friends Network.


UA Hires Dr. Pearl K. Brower to Lead Alaska Native Success, Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

August 13, 2021

In a major step toward improving the success of Alaska Native students, staff, and faculty at the University of Alaska, Interim President Pat Pitney announced today that Dr. Pearl Brower will lead the development and implementation of diversity and inclusion strategies at the university.


UAS Awarded USDA NIFA Grant to Address Underrepresentation of Alaska Natives and American Indians in STEM Fields

August 13, 2021

The University of Alaska Southeast has been awarded $515,073 for its project “Alaska Native Knowledge: Experiences in Resources and Science” (ANKERS).


UAS Welcomes Ironman in August 2022

August 11, 2021

The Ironman Group, the international swim/bike/run organization, has selected Juneau as an official host for Ironman race events beginning in 2022. The University of Alaska Southeast will serve as the venue for the race start, the Ironman Village, all transition points, and the race finish.


UAS pays tribute to professor emeritus and educational equity champion Dr. Lawrence Lee Oldaker

August 4, 2021

Dr. Oldaker was a life-long champion of educational equity.


UAS Names Carin Silkaitis as Dean of Arts and Sciences

July 16, 2021

As dean, Silkatis will provide leadership for the school and its four departments: Business and Public Administration, Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences.


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