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Impacted by UAA School of Education's loss of CAEP accreditation?

Contact Louisa Cryan at lrhayes@alaska.edu or (907) 796-6429 for help with a seamless transfer to UAS.

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Living and Learning on the Juneau Campus

Welcome to the Juneau Campus! Part tour/part introduction to life at UAS, be sure to check out this 2-minute video to get a feel for our unique and inspiring residential campus. Contact us to arrange for a campus tour.

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Register Now for Summer Classes

Summer in Alaska might be the season for work and play, but here at the University of Alaska Southeast we think it’s the perfect time to learn. Reserve your spot now!

FEB 25: Open registration begins

MAY 13: Summer semester classes begin

Get ready for Fall Semester:

MAR 25: Fall Class Schedule Web Search Available

APR 1: Fall Registration Begins for Program Students

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Northwest Coast Arts Program

Northwest Coast Native Art History & Culture* taught by Assistant Professor Wayne Price explores the traditional methods, materials, and images of Northwest Coast Native peoples. Sealaska partners with UAS on our new Northwest Coast Arts program.

*ART S263 (3 credits) stacked with non-credit AKLA S002

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Earn a Degree and Launch Your Coast Guard Career

Get your Bachelor's degree, a job and salary while a student, and a guaranteed job after graduation with this special Coast Guard scholarship program. Includes up to two years PAID TUITION.

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Undergraduate Research

At the University of Alaska Southeast, we believe in strong academics combined with professional experience. Experts in their subjects, our faculty are more than professors, they are true mentors. UAS degree program undergraduates have unique opportunities for rigorous research and preparation for a career in their chosen field of study.

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UAS Maritime Training Center

With over 30 years in education, the newly remodeled UAS Maritime Training Center is rising to meet the demand for a trained workforce ready for the job site. This state-of-the art facility houses a comprehensive welding lab, navigation simulator, training equipment, and diesel and electronics lab.

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Pick.Click.Give.

With one click, you can make a difference!

Apply for your permanent fund dividend at pfd.alaska.gov and Pick.Click.Give. to UAS today!

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Accreditation Public Comment Period

As part of the regular cycle for reaffirmation of accreditation, the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is scheduled for a site visit by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) in conjunction with a Year Seven Self-Evaluation Report. The visit will take place in Juneau from April 24–26, 2019. UAS invites public comment on its qualifications for accreditation.

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UAS in the News

Interview: Tlingit language education with X̱’unei Lance Twitchell

Skagway Traditional Council offered a free Tlingit language workshop in Skagway this week. The class was taught by X̱’unei Lance Twitchell, an associate professor of Alaska Native Languages at the University of Alaska Southeast. Twitchell has a Phd in Hawaiian and Indigenous Language and Culture Revitalization from the University of Hawaii Hilo and has spent years developing Tlingit language learning resources. Twitchell sat down in the KHNS studio to talk about his work and strategies for teaching native languages.

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Salmon researchers: small Juneau hatchery helps with big ideas

The hatchery at Auke Creek is small, but it allows researchers to look into some big ideas. Auke Creek is the outflow from Auke Lake. It’s about 400 feet long and the site of a weir and experimental hatchery that creates a singular research opportunity. “Auke Creek really is a unique source of information,” said David Tallmon, professor of biology for University of Alaska Southeast, during a Friday night presentation. “There is the highest quality of data, I would argue, for Pacific salmon anywhere in the range of Pacific salmon. In terms of inferences about wild salmon, it’s really a unique situation.”

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Odd museum collection has rhyme and reason

A bomb adorned with building blocks, an extra-long spoon and a jar of jelly beans might not have a lot in common on the surface, but they’re all part of the same exhibition at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. All those items are included in “Poems, Stories and Artifacts,” a collection of ekphrastic poems — descriptive poems focused on a scene or artwork — by students of University of Alaska Southeast associate professor and poet Emily Wall.

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Is your dirty laundry making dirty mollusks? Traces of microplastics offer clues.

Researchers in Sitka have been looking at the impact of microplastics on local shellfish. Their findings illustrate a possible connection between microplastics in butter clams and household laundry. Helen Dangel sits in her office at the Sitka Tribe of Alaska research building. The fisheries biologist is dressed like one: She wears a white lab coat and looks at slides through a microscope.

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