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UAS Celebrates Student Success Chancellor’s and Dean’s Lists – Spring 2023 Semester

May 25, 2023

Eligibility is based on a minimum of 12 credits of graded course work for the semester through the UA system.


UAS Outdoor Studies Expedition, Juneau Icefield, May 9-17, 2023

May 22, 2023

Ten University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) Outdoor Studies students and two instructors participated in a ten-day expedition to the Juneau Icefield earlier this month.


UAS Names Dr. Carlee Simon as Interim Dean of the School of Education

May 15, 2023

In her two-year appointment, Dr. Simon will lead the SOE in its mission to work cooperatively with PreK–12 schools and the community, as well as the faculty to identify, prepare, and strengthen effective teachers and administrators for sustained contributions to the education profession in rural and urban settings in Alaska and the nation.


UAS Faculty Excellence Awards and Promotions Announced for 2023

May 9, 2023

These awards recognize faculty excellence in teaching, research, creative activity, service, and advising. Recipients are nominated by UAS faculty, staff, students, and research colleagues within the University of Alaska System.


UAS Biologist Beth Mathews debuts new book Deep Waters, events planned for May 2023

May 8, 2023

Retired biologist and UAS professor Beth Ann Mathews has published Deep Waters: A Memoir of Loss, Alaska Adventure, and Love Rekindled. Mathews will be visiting Southeast Alaska this week for the following events in Juneau and Gustavus


UAS to Honor Anna Ehlers with Honorary Doctorate

May 3, 2023

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.


University of Alaska Southeast Commencement 2023

May 2, 2023

On the first weekend in May, the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) will celebrate student achievement and success at commencement activities on its three campuses in Sitka, Ketchikan, and Juneau.


Earth Day Activities at UAS, April 18-22

April 14, 2023

The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is celebrating Earth Day with a series of events this week leading up to Earth Day on Saturday, April 22. Led by the UAS Sustainability Committee


UAS Faculty Forest Haven Successfully Defends Dissertation on Subsistence and Settler Colonialism in Alaska

April 13, 2023

Dr. Haven’s dissertation, “Alaska Native People, Traditional Foods, and the Settler State: ‘Subsistence’ and the Narrative of Settler Belonging” takes an in-depth look at the history of the subsistence in Alaska, tracing the legal, political, and social construction of this unique user group category.


UAS and Sealaska Heritage partner to host Dr. Colbey Reid for Apr 18 presentation

April 11, 2023

“Indigeneity and the ‘Domestic Posthuman’: Reevaluating the Scale, Pace, Texture, and Place of Technology”


UAS Tidal Echoes 2023 Launch Event, April 7

April 5, 2023

Doors open at 6:00, launch begins at 6:30. Light refreshments will be served and books will be sold for $5. The event will also be live streamed through the UAS YouTube channel for anyone who would like to watch from home.


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