Alaska Aquaculture Semester

Study Sustainable Ocean Farming at UAS Sitka Campus – the 2024 Fall semester runs from August 26th to December 14th. Hands-on learning and research includes courses such as: Alaska Salmon Culture Intro to Mariculture Fish Pathology Aquaculture Internship & Lab Small Vessel Operator Outboard Motor Maintenance Cold Water Survival Why Sitka?  Sitka is a stronghold…

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U.S.-Built Spacecraft Lands on Moon

A U.S.-built spacecraft lands on the moon for the first time in half a century. For the first time in more than 50 years, an American spacecraft has landed on the moon. The lander, named Odysseus, was built by Intuitive Machines of Houston. Minutes after beginning its landing sequence at 6:11 p.m. Eastern time the…

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Humpback Whale Re-Articulation Project

What does it take to rebuild a whale skeleton?  Scientists, faculty, and students from UAS and Sitka High School – plus numerous community volunteers – took on this project after a one year old humpback whale washed ashore near Sitka in early March 2023. Re-articulating a whale is a process requiring lots of community collaboration.…

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