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Predicting snow loads: How a UAA research team helping create safer structures

In Alaska during the late 1970s, there was a major effort to predict snow loads across the state which would help civil and structural...

A career in community service: School of Social Work professor Tracey Burke tackles food...

In Alaska, 102,670 residents, or 1 in 7 people, struggle with hunger. Of the 102,670, about 20 percent of those struggling to obtain a...
Former Justice Center director André Rosay, now the associate dean of Academic and Student Affairs in UAA’s College of Health, helped establish the Alaska Justice Information Center in 2015.

How UAA’s Justice Information Center is using data to help policymakers

In 2010, Alaska’s lawmakers were working to overhaul the state’s criminal justice reform system. At the time, former Governor Sean Parnell was launching his...
Kathryn Ohle, assistant professor of early childhood education, and her project partner Jennifer McKay, assistant professor in the UAA/APU Consortium Library, along with their student assistant Tia Shira (center), spent the summer curating book collections for newly graduated UAA teachers. (Photo by James Evans / University of Alaska Anchorage)

Hooking it up: UAA professors connect new teachers with classroom libraries

For new teachers, there are many challenges during their first year in the classroom. But before the first day of school bell even rings,...
A UAA School of Nursing cohort at the Kodiak Outreach Site take a minute for a class a picture. Photo courtesy of Margaret Draskovich.

From associate to bachelor’s: How UAA’s School of Nursing is answering Kodiak’s health care...

In 1977, Margie Mete was a young nurse who had recently graduated with her nursing diploma. Like many young nurses of her time, she...

With an impending nursing shortage, UAA’s School of Nursing steps up to the plate

In the United States, health care is one of the fastest growing job sectors in the country. According to the U.S. Department of Labor...

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