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From Streambed to Glacial Ice, Students Lead Research at the Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center

June 8, 2021

On the banks of Juneau’s Montana Creek, Claire Delbecq leans over a small metal strainer, sorting through the plant matter, insects, and sediment that have been collected from the water column of the nearby stream. The contents of this sample can tell us about where and when salmon are getting their food, and how altered patterns of stream flow due to climate change might affect their growth.


UAS Celebrates Student Success Chancellor’s and Dean’s Lists – Spring 2021 Semester

June 7, 2021

UAS Chancellor Karen Carey, Interim Dean Paula Martin of the School of Arts & Sciences, Dean Pete Traxler of the School of Career and Technical Education, and Executive Dean Steve Atwater of the Alaska College of Education are proud to recognize students for their scholarly achievements.


UAS Ketchikan Maritime Training Facility Included in Consortium Designated as 2021 Center of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education

June 4, 2021

The UAS Ketchikan Maritime Training Center is one of six members of the Alaska Maritime Education Consortium, working to address the maritime workforce needs across the state of Alaska.


Dr. Heidi Pearson of UAS collaborates with international colleagues on marine biology and climate change research

June 1, 2021

The paper, published in the science journal One Earth this month, is a collaboration between Ms. Angela Martin at the Centre for Coastal Research at the University of Agder in Norway, Dr. Heidi Pearson at UAS, Dr. Esben Moland Olsen at the Institute of Marine Research in Norway, and Dr. Grace Saba at Rutgers University.


Icebergs Push Back - New study: Slushy iceberg aggregates control calving timing on Greenland’s Jakobshavn Isbræ

May 27, 2021

Shortly before Jakobshavn Isbræ, a tidewater glacier in Greenland, calves massive chunks of ice into the ocean, there’s a sudden change in the slushy collection of icebergs floating along the glacier’s terminus, according to a new paper led by authors at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder, Emory University, and University of Alaska Southeast.


UAS Congratulates Bob McClory, Ketchikan High School Counselor, for Recent Award

May 13, 2021

The University of Alaska Southeast would like to acknowledge Bob McClory of Ketchikan High School for his recent honor receiving the Sister Shawn Marie Barry Distinguished Service to Youth Award from the Pacific Northwest Association for College Admission Counseling (PNACAC).


Konar named Alaska NSF EPSCoR lead

May 25, 2021

Dr. Brenda Konar named as the new Principal Investigator and Project Director of its “Fire & Ice” research project.


UAS Celebrates the Class of 2021 with Virtual Commencement Ceremonies this Weekend

April 26, 2021

On the weekend of April 30 to May 2, the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) will celebrate student achievement and success at commencement activities on its three campuses in Sitka, Ketchikan, and Juneau, with over 400 graduates.


UAS Honors Pauline Kookesh Duncan with Honorary Doctorate of Education at 2021 Commencement Ceremony

April 16, 2021

Pauline has created an invaluable legacy of teaching materials that merge Tlingit culture and language with Alaska educational standards.


UAS awarded National Society of Leadership and Success First Year Grant

April 15, 2021

The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) has been selected as a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS).


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