‘It’s more and it’s familiar’: John Stalvey appointed as interim provost for academic affairs

John Stalvey, formerly dean of UAA’s College of Arts and Sciences, has been appointed interim provost for Academic Affairs. Duane Hrncir’s term as interim provost...

Anchorage vote-by-mail election breaks record for voter turnout

It's important to note that the data for this year's election is from an unofficial report and the official numbers will be confirmed on April 17. Even after polls had closed Tuesday night, elections officials still had thousands of ballots to process through the week and posted summaries by 5 p.m. each day.

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...

Paint, a brush and the head of a president

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

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.

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.

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

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...

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...

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.

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."

UAA continues efforts to increase enrollment, student success

As fall enrollment and registration numbers roll in, UAA is still hopeful for rise in enrollment

Faculty react to CTC to UTC transition

UAA Faculty Senate members criticize the decision to subsume the Community Technical College into the University Technical College.

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,...

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...

USUAA resolution against Prop 1 fails to reach assembly floor

A resolution did not make it out of UAA student government committees

CBD oils seized in the state of Alaska

Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office raids local marijuana retailers

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...

Alaska Senate approves bill to cut Alaska Performance Scholarship

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

RED ZONE: Mandatory sex discrimination training due on Halloween

Degree-seeking, residential and exchange students are required to complete a Title IX discrimination prevention training by the end of the month.

Chancellor announces new vice chancellor for Administrative Services

Chancellor Sam Gingerich’s office announced that Beverly Cotton Shuford has accepted the position of vice chancellor for Administrative Services

An introduction to the 2016 Red Zone series

College begins as the first day of the rest of our lives. We discover our passions, make lasting friendships and learn skills that will...

Dogs, drugs and the Iditarod

Dallas Seavey drops out of 2018 Iditarod after dogs tested positive for banned substance after 2017 race, says he was set up

UAA’s ESL program to be cancelled

English as a second language no longer to be offered

Tax reform repeals college tuition benefits for graduate students

The impact on graduate and doctoral students who are currently benefiting from tuition waivers could be severe.

Community and Technical College transitioning to University and Technical College

  The Community and Technical College is transitioning into the University and Technical College according to an email memo Interim Chancellor Sam Gingerich sent out...

University changes union requirements following U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in labor case

On June 27, the U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 against the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees in the Janus v. AFSCME...