COE challenges accusation of negligence

The UAA College of Education (COE) was recently accused of not responding to an invitation for an anti-bullying forum in a guest editorial published...

College Nation

Drinking, driving and fraternities are the leading headlines for universities this week.

Gov. Parnell visits UAA, addresses needs-based scholarships and domestic violence epidemic

Gov. Sean Parnell visited UAA for a student forum where he touched on two major issues: a comprehensive domestic violence initiative and performance based...

New Student Orientation makes summer changes

The bulk of New Student Orientation programs have traditionally been held over the summer, but Teresa Lyons, the current director, is thinking that structural changes may greatly improve the program. “I would love to see us move from such a heavy summer program, and have orientations that are linked to the priority registration. That would be ideal.”

Recent events raise public, campus safety concerns

In the first week of November, the United States experienced an airport shooting, an airport bomb threat, and an armed individual in a New Jersey mall and a university lockdown. The events sparked discussion about public safety across social media sites. Are people overreacting, or are they not concerned enough?

U.S. assistant surgeon general visits UAA Fresh Air kickoff

Members of UAA’s Smoke Free Task Force hosted an event on Feb 24, to kick of their campus-wide Fresh Air Challenge. The Fresh Air Challenge is a region-wide effort to encourage all college campuses in Alaska, Oregon, Idaho and Washington to become smoke- or tobacco-free. The event opened with performances from the Underground Dance Company and UAA’s Glee Club.

Accounting Students Traveling the State, Gaining Practical Experience

Young accounting students at UAA are traveling the state to provide a service unavailable and unaffordable in most rural villages. The students, through an...

War of words

Alaska’s two leading U.S. Senate candidates met in a televised debate Oct. 26. hoping to win votes in a race that promises to be...

Teach-ins foster `dissenting opinions’

On Sept. 11, University of Alaska President Mark Hamilton wrote a letter to the UA community in response to the terrorist attacks on the...

Candidate for governor communicates his campaign platforms

As the gubernatorial race sets to kick off, candidates are beginning to ready their platforms and present them to the public. UAA has found...

USUAA and Toys for Tots brings holiday smiles

In collaboration with the Union of Students of University of Alaska Anchorage and the potential fraternity TKE, the department of Student and Academic Affairs have started their first Toys for Tots toy drive at UAA.

USUAA hosts 5th annual Legislative Luncheon

USUAA and Alaska state legislators persevered through a handsome ice storm to sit down for lunch Friday afternoon in the Student Union Den. All but two guests were able to attend the event, which was cut short by campus closures.

No More campaign gains momentum

More than 100 communities across Alaska participated in the Choose Respect march on March 27 to combat domestic violence and sexual assault in Alaska....

USUAA observes budgets of student organizations

Budgets were the main focus of the USUAA Meeting on Friday, from the financial situations of the Concert Board and Student Media Board, to...

Police Scanner

Jan. 20, 2009 Car gets broken into in South lot 9:00 p.m. - A Parking Service offi cer called to report that he was with a student who reported their car was broken into in the South parking lot. Investigation continues. Jan 21, 2009 Someone had to wear shades Between 7:15 a.

Crimes of the Week! January 13-19

A list of crimes that occurred around UAA campus between January 13 and January 19, 2012 UPD Crime Log 1.13.12 Includes seven traffic incidences and two...

SB-176 amended, moves to committee

State Senate Bill 176, which would if passed, allow students with concealed carry licenses to bring concealed weapons on campus, including the residence halls,...

University breezes through accreditation, sets sights on ‘UAA 2005’

The Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges stamped UAA with its 10-year seal of approval by reaffirming the university's accreditation through the year 2010. The...

Police Scanner

03/20 Vehicle thefts continue on UAA campus 3:00 - 11:09 p.m. A student called to report the theft of his vehicle from the Spruce Lot. An officer responded and investigation continues. 03/22 Text message causes man to call police 11:40 Male called to report a threatening text message he had received.