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UAS faculty Bonilyn Parker art exhibit “Animism Manufactured”

November 27, 2023

UAS faculty Bonilyn Parker, M.F.A. has been chosen as the featured solo artist during the months of December 2023 and January 2024 at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum.


UAS Hosts Acclaimed Climate Change Scientists

November 22, 2023

Their work occurs both in the lab and in the rainforests of Central and South America. They also have field sites in North American forests.


UAS faculty and poet Emily Wall Receives 2023 Rasmuson Project Award for Literary Arts

November 20, 2023

Emily Wall will complete a book of poems, written as a conversation between a woman raising teenage daughters in a world that is not safe for women, and a blue-haired, sneaker-wearing, angel who writes back.


Impacts and Responses: Cruise ships and Northern Communities

November 6, 2023

UAS Evening at Egan Fall Lecture Series Continues November 10.


UAS Faculty Dr. Kristy Smith to present at the ACBSP Women's Academic Leadership Summit

November 1, 2023

She will be sharing her experiences participating in two groups at the university. The first is a book club reading through the book Stop Talking: Indigenous Ways of Teaching and Learning and Difficult Dialogues in Higher Education by Libby Roderick and Ilarion Merculieff.


UAS faculty Lily Hope Awarded the 2023 Marie Darlin Prize

October 30, 2023

Juneau artist Lily Hope has been awarded the $5,000 Marie Darlin Prize for 2023 through the Juneau-Douglas City Museum.


“The Suicide Basin glacier outburst flood: 2023 and beyond”

October 23, 2023

UAS Evening at Egan Fall Lecture Series Continues October 27


Southeast Conference raises over $60k in support of UAS scholarships

October 17, 2023

Southeast Conference’s annual scholarship auction on September 19 was a huge success, generating more donations for scholarships than ever before in the history of the event.


UAS Ketchikan Acquires Dedicated Vehicle for the Maritime Training Center

October 13, 2023

“The new truck provides the needed transportation for Maritime faculty, staff and equipment and also increases the visibility of our program."


U.S. Dept. of Education awards $6.5million+ grant to establish National Native American Language Resource Center

October 9, 2023

UAS in consortia with Ka Haka ‘Ula O Keʻelikōlani at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo and Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe University, have been awarded a grant in the amount of $6,593,862 by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education. The consortium will work to implement the project “Aanikoobijigeng, Connecting Generations.”


The Vicissitudes of Aging & Brain Health: What Parents May Never Have Told You!

October 9, 2023

“The Vicissitudes of Aging & Brain Health: What Parents May Never Have Told You!” is a presentation by Dr. Rosellen M. Rosich, PhD, MA, CDP, CADDCT, Professor Emerita of Psychology at the University of Alaska Anchorage.


Mitzi Bolaños Anderson appointed UAS Director of Equity & Compliance

October 2, 2023

UAS is pleased to announce the appointment of Mitzi Bolaños Anderson as the new Director of Equity and Compliance. Her responsibilities at UAS include Title IX, Equal Employment Opportunity issues, the American Disabilities Act/504 requirements, and Clery Act compliance.


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