About a week ago, UAA hosted an Alaska Native Studies Conference that drew 400 participants to 48 panels and two keynote addresses.
Whiel a student at UAA, Alice Choi spent much of her time caring for her grandparents and other home health patients. That could've been an obstacle to her studies; instead it illuminated a career path.
Pearl Johnson, a great-grandmother from Nome, was so excited about Alaska Policy Frontiers -- a course taught by Willie Hensley at UAA -- that she's commuted all the way from the Seward Peninsula to Anchorage, 500 air miles each way, to take the class this semester.
In UAAs Fine Arts Building, the theatre faculty and students are hard at work on an ambitious endeavor -- staging the first West Coast production of Stalking the Bogeyman, based on Alaska journalist David Holthouses personal story of childhood rape.
UAA theoretical physicist Tyler Spilhaus comes from a distinguished line of physicists, but at first, he wasn't interested in studying the subject.
Does it pay for a company to be socially responsible? Are they just giving away profits, or does social responsibility actually increase sales? Economists actually report mixed results. Two UAA students wanted to know more.
Meet Paro. It's a therapeutic robot baby harp seal that gives comfort to patients in hospitals and nursing homes. And robots like it could be a part of your life sooner than you think.
University of Alaska Anchorage physics professor Katherine Rawlins, who a decade ago worked at the lab that recently discovered gravitational waves, explains how the monumental discovery was made.
Michael Contis versatile scramble of a brain only needs a one-word platform -- hockey -- from which to explore the world. Thats obvious from a walk through his rich, two-room Stick and Puck exhibit at the Anchorage Museum, open through April 10. With it, Conti serves up a rink of beer, broken bodies, bloodlust and beauty.
Markus Potter founded and is artistic director for the NewYorkRep. He came to UAA's campus this week as part of the production for Stalking the Bogeyman, running April 1-24 on the UAA Mainstage.
Theres something very Alice-in-Wonderland about the research Philippe Amstislavski and his team just completed at UAA. They grew insulation -- the very thing you wrap around pipes and layer under roadways to keep permafrost from melting in summer and heaving in winter.
Two UAA research scientists have found a way to sniff out environmental clues that can reveal everything from the presence of sea ice to carbon lingering from a fuel spill to chlorophyll levels in an algae bloom.
Coming to Alaska eight years ago changed the way UAA professor Jennifer Stone teaches a fundamental linguistics class, the history of English. Experiencing the state's rich indigenous and immigrant cultures helped her and her students, add a fresh chapter -- one on Alaska English.
When you ponder Alaskas future -- declining oil production and prices, budget cuts as far as the eye can see, another contentious legislative session beginning later this month -- do you sense a wave of disaster fatigue?
Mike Mueller, a UAA professor of education who specializes in shaping how middle and high school teachers introduce their students to science, is on fire about genetically modified salmon, sometimes known as Frankenfish.