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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...

Collaborating to bridge the gap

Education is often viewed as the cornerstone to success, and education administrators often focus on ensuring middle and high school students graduate with diplomas...

Hike across Alaska ends with after-dinner bear

A few days ago, Cora the dog and I walked across a footbridge spanning a natural moat flowing through northern tundra plants. There, we...

Denali National Park: Three stories, 100 years

It’s been 100 years since President Woodrow Wilson established Mount McKinley National Park, now known as Denali National Park and Preserve, on Feb. 26,...

Jasmine Gil: ‘Science is my life’

One year after completing her degree in natural sciences at UAA, Jasmine Gil stands at a crossroads. What comes next?The signpost in one direction...

Final steps to Mile 0 of summer walk

FRANKLIN BLUFFS — I said goodbye to my final hiking partner today outside a van on the side of a gravel highway. For the...

How do sharks swallow?

I bet you haven’t thought much about that lately. After all, how would pondering this question ever help get you to the bottom of...

New surgical technology program at UAA helps meet industry need

When Jerica Masangcay was a young girl, she would watch as caregivers took care of her grandmother, who suffered from pressure ulcers caused by...

In fifth month, Trans-Alaska hike nears end

SAGANAVIRKTOK RIVER — August, here so soon.And we just passed Trans-Alaska Pipeline mile 100, which means that distance remains on our summer hike from...

College of Engineering adds K-12 Coordinator

UAA’s College of Engineering has hired its first ever K-12 Coordinator, Vicki Nechodomu. She’ll serve as the chief liaison between the engineering college and...

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