Decoding Student Fees: Part two

The reasons behind student fees may go beyond what University of Alaska Anchorage students may know about them. By knowing the reasons and uses for...

Red Zone: 2019 Campus Climate survey results

The results of the 2019 University of Alaska Campus Climate Survey reveal rates of sexual misconduct within the UA system. The survey used was developed...

UA budget recap: A timeline of the developing story

The developing story of the University of Alaska’s budget crisis began at the beginning of 2019. While several significant decisions are yet to be...

UAA job fairs offer numerous opportunities for students

The On-Campus Job Fair took place on Sept. 12 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. next to the Student Union, and featured many employment opportunities for...

Decoding Student Fees: Part one

Students pay a variety of fees when attending UAA, but sometimes it is difficult to know exactly where the funds are going and how...

Providence Drive closes for six weeks to repair Chester Creek culverts

The Municipality of Anchorage has closed Providence Drive for six weeks to replace the rusted culverts in Chester Creek. Chester Creek runs under Providence Drive...

New $600 parking passes take priority in UAA parking lots

UAA Parking Services has marked new parking spaces across campus that allow Priority Parking Pass holders to park as close to the nearest building...

Remembering BP’s legacy of philanthropy with UAA

In August of 2019, BP announced they will be leaving Alaska and selling their operations and interests to Hilcorp for $5.6 billion. In the past,...

Howls unheard: Town Hall meeting showcases the many voices of UAA

On Aug. 29, several members of the University of Alaska Anchorage community gathered at Anchorage’s ZJ Loussac Library for an Anchorage Assembly Town Hall...

The Climate Action Plan can change Alaska’s environmental future

Climate change is discussed in the media in all forms. Some Alaskans argue that we can see it right in front of us in...

UA reverses financial exigency and plans one accreditation

Gov. Mike Dunleavy officially signed for $110 million to be restored to the UA budget on Aug. 19. “I’m happy to report that, as of...

Brother Francis Shelter may be left out in the cold this winter

Gov. Mike Dunleavy recently reduced funding to Brother Francis Shelter on June 28, making funding for the homeless of Alaska uncertain as winter approaches. Brother...

UA budget cuts reduced to $70 million

On Aug. 13, University of Alaska representatives reached an agreement with Gov. Mike Dunleavy to spread total funding reductions of $70 million to the...

Budget-cut aftermath: UA officials begin decision making

After the University of Alaska’s declaration of financial exigency on July 22, UA officials have planned progress toward reducing spending and voted on joining...

Advice on advising

Finding direction in the academic world can be daunting, but the University of Alaska Anchorage advising staff can help students map their way through...

UAA’s tips to breathing easy

The University of Alaska Anchorage campus is a smoke-free campus, but what can be done about wildfire smoke? According to Betty Bang, advanced practice registered...

DEVELOPING: UAA budget cuts become reality

UPDATE, JULY 22, 2019: At the July 22 meeting of the UA Board of Regents, new decisions were made about the future of the University...

Boosting the signal

KRUA, the student-run radio station at the University of Alaska Anchorage, needs your help. On July 19, KRUA will be hosting a pledge drive event...

The hands behind the knife

“I had a Cook Inlet beluga whale that choked on a flounder,” Dr. Kathy Burek Huntington of Alaska Veterinary Pathology Services, said. “You wouldn’t...

Save Our State Rally unites Alaskans at UAA

What was going to be a University of Alaska student rally at the UAA Bookstore on July 9 became a much bigger gathering that...

#UADevastated but #UAStrong: Gov. Dunleavy’s operating budget cuts $135 million from the UA system

Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced his signed operating budget at a press conference in Juneau the morning of Friday, June 28, just three days before...
UAA entrance to the University Center office. A sign above the University Center that says UAA University Center. Offices are located on Old Seward Highway.

University Center: Reconnecting

The University of Alaska Anchorage offices at the University Center Mall are slowly making their way to the main campus, reconnecting students, staff and...

UAA and Anchorage provide resources to help protect women against sexual assault

“More than three out of every 10 adult women in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough have experienced sexual violence in their lifetime,” according to the 2013...

Safety starts with knowledge

Sirens wail and lights flash as an emergency vehicle races west along Providence Drive, past the University of Alaska Anchorage. Several times a day,...

Pride for breaking boundaries

PrideFest is coming to Anchorage June 22-29, with the last day including a festival and parade. PrideFest is the annual celebration for Alaska’s lesbian, gay,...

Title IX training reboot for University of Alaska

The University of Alaska will have its own version of the mandatory online Title IX training. The new format will be more accessible, applicable...

Legislature proposes bill to criminalize abortion in Alaska

Alabama, Georgia, Ohio, Kentucky and Mississippi have recently passed laws that make abortion procedures illegal after six weeks of pregnancy. Alaska’s House Bill 178 is...

20 years of UA Scholars

For 20 years, the UA Scholars program has awarded Alaska’s top-performing high school students a chance to attend the University of Alaska. This year’s graduates...

USUAA hits the road

When it comes to helping make a difference in the Anchorage community, sometimes students just have to get their tongs dirty. This summer, the Union...

DEVELOPING: Help wanted: UAA’s search for a Chief Diversity Officer

UPDATE (5/21/2019): On the afternoon of May 20, Chancellor Cathy Sandeen communicated with UAA faculty and staff that the university will be extending the search...