Swapping pencils for broomsticks

Quidditch comes to life with the help of the Health, Physical Education and Recreation department.

UAA student wins Rhodes Scholarship

Samantha Mack is the first UAA student to be invited to interview for the scholarship, and the first Alaska Native student to win the award.

The benefits of student employment on UAA’s campus

Holding a position as a part-time student employee requires registration in six or more credits in the UA system, as well as maintaining a cumulative grade point average of a 2.0. In addition, more specific requirements, such as a resume or references, are associated with certain jobs.

The battle for the throne continues

This event is a part of Knockout November and De-stress December.

Anchorage International Film Festival returns with hundreds of new films

Anchorage International Film Festival is in its 16th year and runs Dec. 1-10

Once is never enough for the murky thriller ‘Bluebeard’

Like the great crime thrillers “Bluebeard” tries to be, it leaves you with more questions than answers. Unlike those same movies, however, it’s not smart enough to let viewers come up with the answers.

Get off the couch!

Events to soothe the finals blues, concerts, plays and more.

Medical laboratory science program director to retire after 20 years

Program director Heidi Mannion and adjunct professor David Pierce have kept the medical laboratory technology program alive through creation of a bachelor's degree in medical laboratory science and a certificate in phlebotomy.

West Hall gets lit

The new LED fixtures will save about $80,000 a year of the Housing costs, about 20 percent of the electricity cost.

Anchorage faces highest number of mumps cases in decades

As of Dec. 2, 71 confirmed and 15 probable cases have been identified in Alaska. Since all confirmed and probable cases were either residents of or spent extensive time in Anchorage, the outbreak has been limited to the city so far.

Local radio, local musicians

Out North Radio's Studio Sessions give lesser-known bands a chance to play a show live on air.

The bread pudding he never got

This recipe comes with a story

Women’s basketball improves to 8-0

UAA wins first back-to-back conference games of the season to remain unbeaten

An interactive blend of health care and fitness

UAA's "Exercise is Medicine" club helps to incorporate physical activity into the prevention and treatment of healthcare concerns.

Library survey will track impact of budget cuts

The Consortium Library surveys stakeholders at the university every three years by asking about users’ minimum, perceived and desired levels of service.

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.

DACA applications rejected due to post office delay

A number of renewals were delayed and thus rejected by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, but the agency will be reconsidering some applications

Bean’s Cafe is facing existential challenges

The soup kitchen, which now exclusively operates as such, seeks an insurer that will meet the organization's needs.

FCC to vote on repealing net neutrality rules

Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai announced his proposal in November to roll back Obama-era regulations

The final tip off: Bakersfield and Central Michigan

In the Great Alaska Shootout's final game, the Roadrunners face the Chippewas

Black Friday frenzy at Great Alaska Shootout

Cal Poly opened things up with a 3 by Donovan Fields, the 5’ 10” Mustang point guard. Both teams struggled to score the ball in what turned out to be a low scoring first half as the Mustangs and the Chippewas each shot under 30 percent from the field.

Seawolves fall to Cougars in fight for fourth

Lack of shooting finds UAA men's basketball in sixth in their final GCI Great Alaska Shootout

David Ramseur to discuss “Melting the Ice Curtain” and the Cold War

On Friday, Dec. 1, from noon to 1 p.m., journalist and author David Ramseur will be discussing his book, “Melting the Ice Curtain: The Extraordinary Story of Citizen Diplomacy on the Russia-Alaska Frontier,” at the 49th State Brewing Company.

Men’s basketball suffers 20 point loss in first Shootout game

The Seawolves experienced a slow start to the 2017 GCI Great Alaska Shootout

Kurgat named XC Athlete of the Year

Kurgat adds the individual national win and Athlete of the Year title to several other awards, including three USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week awards and two Great Northwest Athletic Conference runner of the week awards.

Women’s basketball team wins final GCI Great Alaska Shootout tournament

Head coach Ryan McCarthy: “To me this was our best defensive performance and from an effort standpoint and we are very happy to have put ourselves in a position to accomplish one of our goals for the season.”

The concept of race is cultural, not scientific

The concept of race — that physical features determine intelligence, ability, character — does not exist in science.  The mapping of human DNA shows that there is no gene for race — no gene for "Negro," " Asian," "Caucasian," etc.  The DNA associated with skin color, facial features, body types is a small fraction of the human genome, and does not correlate...

Radical Recreation: Retired Marine pursues career as personal trainer

While Tina Dominguez was in the Marine Corps, she became certified as a fitness coach and fitness nutrition specialist through the International Sports Science Association.

Behind the volunteer coaches at UAA

Eric Walsh, Patrick Flanigin, Adam Verrier, twins Siobhan and Gaynor Johansen, and Vigil Hooe all contribute greatly to UAA athletics.

Board of Regents extend President’s contract

The Board of Regents approved an extension to UA President Jim Johnsen's employment contract through Aug. 10, 2022.