Interim Chancellor Samuel Gingerich assists in leadership transition

  As of July 1, Samuel Gingerich has stepped into a temporary role of interim chancellor, all while continuing service in previous roles as provost...

Handling bears and other wildlife: What you need to know

Alaskan summers allow for increased outdoor activity, and that goes for both people and wildlife. In the last month, there have been a string...

Phishing Awareness Program seeks to decrease number who succumb to email scams

  The University of Alaska has launched a Phishing Awareness Program to reduce the number of faculty, staff and student employees who fall for email...

The Edge Update: High Alaskan unemployment, Amazon in the real world and Cuban-American relations...

The Edge Update can be heard every weekday on KRUA 88.1 FM The Edge, UAA's college radio station.

What ever happened to The Dome?

After over five months, little is still known about the progress of The Dome

UAA town hall informs community on FY18 operating budget

UAA leadership hosted a town hall on Friday to discuss the Alaska congressionally-approved budget for the University of Alaska system. The operating budget has...

Keith Hackett to leave position as UAA Athletics director

After four years of athletic and academic leadership, Keith Hackett will transfer to an identical position at Cornell College.

Education job market increases in competition

The new budget demands a wave of pink slips and uncertainty to UAA education graduates

USUAA aims to increase camera coverage at UAA

  UAA's student government is currently working with University Police to add more security cameras around campus to enhance safety and security for students all...

June message from USUAA President Alec Burris

Summer has arrived. For most, this signals a release from grueling classes and a momentary pause in the endeavor to complete a degree. For...

The Edge Update: An Alaskan in space, cellphone privacy and a UK election disaster

The Edge Update can be heard every day on KRUA 88.1 The Edge, UAA's student-run radio station.

USUAA elections bring new wave of senators to student body

Spring semester of 2017 brought new faces to stand as senators within the UAA community. As a senator, these students play an integral role...

Decreasing enrollment prompts new initiatives to combat falling student numbers

Student enrollment at UAA has decreased 13 percent since its peak in 2011, according to Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Services, Lora Volden....

COMM 111 classes register 350 voters and learn how to use their voice

COMM 111 classes taught by Marsha Olson are engaging and registering college voters

Retirement in spring remains popular option for staff

The end of the spring semester marks an opportune time to retire

USUAA’s new president and vice president have been elected for the 2017-18 academic year

  The USUAA elections are over, and Alec Burris and Geser Bat-Erdene have won the positions of president and vice president for the 2017-18 academic...

UAA Chancellor Tom Case to retire

  On April 12, UAA Chancellor Tom Case announced via email that he will retire this summer. In the email sent out to students and staff...

Another tuition raise at UA may hurt affordability

A tuition increase for the 2017-18 academic year raises concerns

Alaska Senate approves bill to cut Alaska Performance Scholarship

Senate Bill 103 passes the Senate, waits for approval from the House

Microbiology focus is now available for aspiring biology majors

UAA’s new microbiology course is on its road to become a major

Paint, a brush and the head of a president

Freedom of expression questioned after a controversial painting depicting Donald Trump's decapitated head

UA Strategic Pathways introduces Phase Three

University President and Board of Regents work to implement third and final phase

Protect our Privacy initiative challenges Alaskan transgender community

Anchorage bathroom initiative to base public restroom usage on individual's birth certificates

The Edge Update: Methane leak in Cook Inlet fixed, Alabama church police and mounting...

The Edge Update can be heard every weekday on KRUA 88.1 FM The Edge, UAA's college radio station.

Thousands of meal currencies are going untouched

Each semester, around 300 to 400 students have unused meal currencies that expire at the end of the term.

Another roadblock hits U-Med road

Funding has been pulled from the construction proposal yet again

Senate education plan cuts deep into university budget, eliminates Alaska Performance Scholarship

The Alaska Senate recently announced a series of bills that would cut tremendously into the University of Alaska's budget and eliminate a statewide scholarship...

The end of the Alaska Aces

After close to three decades, the Alaska aces went dark, the players were released from their contracts and the team is free to sell their ECHL membership.

Conservatives aim to cut Planned Parenthood

Bill to cut reproductive-health federal funding awaits final vote

The March for Science is striding through Alaska

April 22 marks the mission to promote the purity of science