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World renowned Tlingit artist Preston Singletary visits the University of Alaska Southeast

November 14, 2019

His artwork can be found in the British Museum, Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, and in Washington, D.C.’s Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian

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UAS Evening at Egan Lecture Examines the Science of Blue Carbon in the Marine Environment, November 15 with Dr. Heidi Pearson

November 11, 2019

The goal of her project was to connect Arctic regions through blue carbon science, communication, and policy.

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UAS Chancellor Rick Caulfield Announces Retirement Plans

November 8, 2019

“I have dedicated my career to the University of Alaska, and I have especially appreciated the opportunity to provide leadership at the University of Alaska Southeast over these past 10 years,”

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Dr. Math Trafton to serve as Interim UAS Sitka Campus Director

November 8, 2019

Dr. Trafton will begin his interim position December 8, 2019

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Breakout Session Presenters Announced for 4th Annual UAS Power and Privilege

November 6, 2019

The Symposium will host 24 unique breakout sessions. All sessions located in the Egan Lecture Hall will be available via YouTube streaming.

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Unraveling the History of Avalanches in Juneau

November 5, 2019

Ongoing study of tree rings helps scientists understand past behavior to help keep the city safe in the future

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UAS Tidal Echoes Seeks Poems, Stories, Essays, Plays, and Artwork from Southeast Alaska Community

November 5, 2019

The deadline is December 1

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Keynote Speakers Announced for 4th Annual Power and Privilege Symposium at UAS

November 4, 2019

It is designed as an engaging and thought-provoking gathering that advances learning and disseminates knowledge about pressing societal issues in a setting supportive of free inquiry and discussion

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UAS Evening at Egan Features Walter Echo-Hawk on His Recent Book "The Sea of Grass", November 8

November 4, 2019

It is a story of ten generations of Echo-Hawk’s Pawnee family in the Great Plains of North America.

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UAS Sitka Campus Director Leslie Gordon to Take New Position

October 31, 2019

She has accepted a position with the Southeast Regional Health Consortium in Sitka as the Director of Performance Improvement

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UAS Evening at Egan presents Dr. Sol Neely on his 2019 journey along the Trail of Tears, November 1

October 28, 2019

His presentation, “Indigenous Cosmopolitanism: Being Cherokee in the Raven Bioregion”, will incorporate memoir, critical theory, story, and Indigenous philosophy in a conversation about the meaning of being Cherokee in the Raven Bioregion.

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UAS professor and master carver Wayne Price featured in documentary Journeys to Adäka, Nov. 1 at the Alaska State Museum

October 28, 2019

The film will be shown week on Friday, November 1 from 5–6

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UAS Alaska College of Education Named Best Value Teacher Prep Master’s Program

October 23, 2019

The UAS program was selected for its flexible learning options including both on-campus and online delivery, and for serving as the home for the Alaska College of Education

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UAS Evening at Egan lecture “The French Avengers,” October 25 with Dr. Robin Walz

October 22, 2019

His entertaining presentation will cover some of the outrageous exploits of criminals turned avengers found in popular French culture.

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UAS graduate Nancy Mills selected as Bristol Bay Native Corporation’s Student of the Year for 2019

October 21, 2019

“We are pleased that Nancy is being recognized for her achievements and that she chose to advance her career with degrees from UAS”

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Students Enjoy Benefits of UAS-Perseverance Theatre Partnership

October 18, 2019

Endowment funding supports student participation, while faculty, staff, and members of UAS Alumni & Friends attend at a reduced cost.

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UAS Professor Emily Wall to be featured at the Alaska Literary Festival, October 18

October 17, 2019

Emily Wall, Professor of English at the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) will be featured at this Friday’s Alaska Literary Festival at the Alaska State Museum.

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UAS Evening at Egan lecture covers the remarkable migration of the Aleutian tern between Alaska and Indonesia, October 18 with Dr. Sanjay Pyare

October 15, 2019

Fulbright scholar Pyare will talk about his recent five-month research experience in Indonesia which coincided with the migration of “local” seabird Aleutian tern

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John Ingman of UAS Sitka honored with $7.5k Rasmuson Foundation Individual Artist Project Award

October 14, 2019

Ingman plans to use the $7,500 award to advance his knowledge and performance by studying with a champion piper and traveling to piper gatherings

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UAS Evening at Egan lecture “Cultural Appropriation and Traditional Arts in a Contemporary World,” October 11 with Jacob Adams

October 8, 2019

The annual fall lecture series Evening at Egan continues October 11 at the University of Alaska Southeast Auke Lake campus with a presentation by attorney and cultural heritage researcher Jacob Adams.

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UAS Celebrates National Coming Out Day with October 11 Drag Show

October 7, 2019

Hosted by Juneau's own Gigi Monroe, the show will feature local kings and queens, but also showcase a special guest from Tampa Bay

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UAS Evening at Egan Lecture Series continues October 4 with “Alaska Beyond Oil,” featuring author Kate Troll of Article

September 30, 2019

The annual fall lecture series Evening at Egan continues October 4 at the University of Alaska Southeast Auke Lake campus with a presentation by columnist and author Kate Troll.

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UAS Alumni & Friends Lecture “Superhero Science” Explores Special Abilities Occurring in Nature

September 27, 2019

On Friday, October 4 the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) Ketchikan Campus is hosting “Superhero Science: Biology and Beyond” in partnership with the UAS Alumni & Friends Association.

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UAS Evening at Egan Lecture “What is Food? Eating and Mutual Aid,” September 27 with Dr. Alexis Shotwell

September 23, 2019

The “What is Food? Eating and Mutual Aid,” talk will focus on climate change in the context of personal lifestyle choices.

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UAS Evening at Egan lecture examines presidential violence in American pop culture, September 20 with Dr. David Noon

September 17, 2019

UAS Professor of History Dr. David Noon’s presentation, "The Gothic Executive: Images of Presidential Violence in American Popular Culture, From Andrew Jackson to Donald Trump."

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UAS Tidal Echoes Literary Journal Welcomes Kelsey Walsh as Fall Intern for the 2020 Edition

September 16, 2019

Kelsey Walsh has been selected as the fall intern for the 2020 edition of the UAS literary and art journal Tidal Echoes

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