Students react to tuition increase at forum

While the University of Alaska’s tuition is lower than its peer institutions, Johnsen said the community college costs are higher.

University travel expenses include national advocacy

Over the last five years, $322,911.69 was spent on trip expenses for members of the Board of Regents. The board consists of 11 regents...

New coal-fired plant to replace old boilers at UAF

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is building the nation’s only new coal plant, according to Reggie Greathouse, utilities superintendent for UAF. The $245 million...

Audio Piece: Alaska bat researchers brace for white-nose syndrome

Bat research in Alaska has only started gaining traction within the last decade or so and biologists are working to gather even the most...

RED ZONE: University of Alaska Title IX compliance scorecards released

UAA was rated compliant on 16 of 18 items related to addressing sexual harassment, lined out by the Office of Civil Rights' Voluntary Resolution Agreement.

Three senior administrators resign following API investigation

Alaska Psychiatric Institute Director Ron Hale and two other senior administrators with the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services announced their resignation on...

UAA econ students, faculty react to economics degree discontinuation at UAF

At the Board of Regents June 2 meeting, the board approved a motion to reduce “the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business Administration...

Former director of Student Life, Leadership honored with legislative citation

“The students I’ve met over the years have changed my life and I hope they continue to change yours,” Annie Route said.

USUAA passes DACA resolution

Following recent news surrounding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals repeal, student government urges Congress to protect student "Dreamers"

Paint, a brush and the head of a president

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

Red Zone: They came forward. Then what?

A look into the effectiveness of Title IX offices at the University of Alaska after the Office for Civil Rights review.

State board knew of School of Education accreditation issues in July

State education officials may have known that the School of Education would not receive accreditation as early as last summer. The Chair of the...

Open educational resources can be beneficial and cost-effective for students

USUAA vice president pushes for cheaper alternative to traditional textbooks

ANSEP selected as finalist for Harvard Innovations Award

The Ash Center at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University announced the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program as a...
Wells Fargo Pool

University considers future of Wells Fargo Sports Complex pool

The university administration is currently considering repurposing the swimming pool in the Wells Fargo Sports Complex. A review by UAA Facilities found that the...

Commuters find humor in #bridgepocalypse

MaryAlice Lovel Larmi, an Eagle River commuter, made a Facebook post that gained over 1,000 likes and reactions. Larmi wrote that she had moved less than a mile in under an hour to Anchorage from Wasilla and that, "I no longer remember what driving feels like... To my loved ones; goodbye. I belong to the Glenn now."
Sarah Garner started her first day as director Aug. 28, 2017. Photo by Jay Guzman.

UAA searches for new director of Student Life and Leadership

Sarah Garner recently announced her resignation as Director of Student Life and Leadership. Kim Morton, the associate director for the department, will serve as...

YouTube star faces backlash, criticism after uploading controversial video

Logan Paul apologizes for footage of his trip to Japan showing dead body

Posters across campus attempt to stir up controversy

Interim Chancellor Samuel Gingerich says the posters were part of "a movement occurring at high schools and universities nationwide designed to create racial tension and division with the express goal of eliciting media coverage."

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.

Alaska population declines for first time since late 1980s

For the first time in nearly 30 years, Alaska's population has declined by 2,629 people. According to estimates released by the Alaska Department of Labor...

Department of Health and Human Services reveals alarming increase in obesity

Obesity is defined as a body mass index of 30 and above. In 1991, percentage of obese Alaskans was at 13 percent. Twenty-four years later, this value has more than doubled.

Nursing students look elsewhere due to 2-year wait

The UAA nursing program is so popular that there is a two-year waiting period for students who wish to enroll. And as a result,...

Red Zone: Mandatory Title IX training explained

Two years ago, degree-seeking students entering the University of Alaska were not required to complete training on sexual assault prevention. At the same time,...

RED ZONE: Faculty, students react to mandatory training

The University of Alaska has entered into a Voluntary Resolution Agreement with the United States Department of Education Office of Civil Rights. In February...

Convocation ceremony discontinued this year

Convos about Convocation: Cancellation of the welcoming ceremony was a "strategic" decision

Students lose sleep over increased air traffic

For Alaskans, summer is synonymous with construction, road closures, detours and other traffic inconveniences. But this summer, residents of East Anchorage are having to...

A week in politics: Candidates for governor debate PFD plans, Gov. Bill Walker suspends...

A recap of the events leading up to Byron Mallott’s resignation and Gov. Bill Walker’s withdrawal

Annual security report shows increase in motor vehicle theft

Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Conduct and Ethical Development Michael Votava says UAA's motor vehicle theft increased from one case in the 2014-15 school year to 12 in 2016.

40th and Final GCI Great Alaska Shootout

Interim Chancellor Samuel Gingerich announced on Aug. 24 that the annual GCI Great Alaska Shootout will take place for the last time in 2017...