The Alaska 529 education savings plan is offering a signing bonus and an early bird bonus as incentives to open accounts and choose direct deposit.
A crust of ice is aggravating for moose, lethal for their calves, inconvenient for smaller mammals, yet a boon to wolves. Interior Alaska may have to get used to it.
A Juneau researcher presented findings to the American Geophysical Union fall meeting of microplastic particles collected in rain samples, likely blown in from the ocean.
The 2021 Techstars Alaska Startup Week concluded November 12 following five days of programming that drew over 600 attendees from myriad industries and communities across Alaska. Over 60 free events—from business open houses to panel discussions—were offered, featuring the expertise of local entrepreneurs, investors, nonprofit leaders, policymakers, and startup ecosystem builders.
The University of Alaska Board of Regents unanimously approved the fiscal year 2023 (FY23) operating and capital budget requests and approved a five-year strategic plan for the Alaska Native Success Initiative.
Stability is the focus for interim University of Alaska President Pat Pitney. In a speech to the Anchorage Downtown Rotary Club, Pitney said, “If we can get stable financial footing from the state, we can repair the work with the students. We can get them back.”
While drone technology may have been born elsewhere, in Alaska its capabilities have been put to the test, and now the aeronautics industry is taking off on St. Paul Island.
Chancellors Bruce Schultz, Dan White, and Karen Carey explain how the University of Alaska system is paving the way for students to seek higher education and meet their goals.
Claudia Lampman, vice provost for student success and professor of psychology at UAA, explains how the university has keep student connected throughout the pandemic.