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University of Alaska Southeast Achieves Full Reaccreditation of Teacher Education Programs

May 15, 2020

This week the Alaska College of Education (AKCoE) at the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) received confirmation of its accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


UAS Northwest Coast Arts Faculty Wayne Price Honored with Rasmuson Foundation Distinguished Artist Award

May 12, 2020

Wayne Price, Assistant Professor of Northwest Coast Arts at the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) has been chosen to receive a $40K Rasmuson Foundation Distinguished Artist award.


UAS celebrates the class of 2020 with virtual commencement ceremonies this weekend

April 27, 2020

Although traditional ceremonies are not taking place in person due to the COVID-19 pandemic, each campus has created a “virtual commencement” in which students can be celebrated.


UAS Honors Community Members at 2020 Commencement Ceremony, May 2

April 24, 2020

This year UAS will honor Clark Gruening with an Honorary Doctorate of Laws. Sharon Gaiptman and William Todd Hunt will be recognized with Meritorious Service Awards.


Dr. John Harley awarded University of Alaska coronavirus response grant

April 17, 2020

Harley was awarded $5,000 by the Immediate Innovation for Coronavirus Project (IICP) through the UAF Center for Innovation, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship to create a tool providing a community-scale assessment of Alaska’s vulnerable populations.


UAS Tidal Echoes 2020 to Launch Virtually, April 5

April 2, 2020

During the week of April 5-12, videos will be posted from editors Callie Ziegler and Erika Bergen, featured artist Pat Race, and featured writer Maureen Longworth.


Dr. Verena Roberts Donates to the Cyril George Collection at the UAS Egan Library

March 31, 2020

After an amazing presentation Open Educational Resources (OER) and equity to faculty and staff of the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS), Dr. Verena Roberts of the University of Calgary presented books to contribute to the Cyril George collection housed in the UAS Egan Library on the Auke Lake campus in Juneau.


Dr. Mary Wegner to lead Educational Leadership Programs for UAS Alaska College of Education

March 27, 2020

She will be responsible for the program that leads to a Master of Education degree, including satisfying the requirements for a Type B Certificate necessary to be a school principal, as well as the superintendent endorsement.


University of Alaska Southeast will restrict Egan Library access to current UAS students, faculty, and staff

March 23, 2020

University of Alaska Southeast Egan Library access update concerning COVID-19


For Salmon, Glacier retreat will have mixed effects

March 12, 2020

Researchers predict costs and benefits for western North American salmon populations over the coming decades


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