Hometown U

Hometown U represents the University of Alaska Anchorage. We are a diverse and inclusive public university serving 20,000 students in Anchorage and four community campuses. Our mission is to discover and disseminate knowledge through teaching, research, engagement and creative expression.

Here you'll be alerted to enriching opportunities for engaging your mind and heart. What are our scientists working on? Our playwrights and poets? What's student life like? Get perspective on Alaska and global complexities through the eyes of those who study them carefully.

Find our website here. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

We invite you to explore this great university, located right in your own backyard.

Contact Kathleen McCoy at kmccoy5@uaa.alaska.edu

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Student Spotlight: Seawolf Debate Program - 3/18/2014 10:23 am

Reimagining a winter campus during Winterfest 2014 - 2/24/2014 10:29 am

Bringing the tables of Istanbul to the screen - 2/18/2014 10:27 am

A dedicated space for alumni, UAA’s new Alumni Center - 2/12/2014 4:08 pm

Living history: Tuskegee aviator visits UAA - 2/7/2014 9:19 am

UAA offers Alaska Native words of welcome - 1/15/2014 5:05 pm

UAA joins community and statewide relief efforts for typhoon-ravaged Philippines - 11/20/2013 10:36 am

Lots on tap for UAA's Homecoming Week 2012, through Oct. 13

UAA may not have a football team, but it has a hockey team, and in preparation for the Kendall Hockey Classic this weekend, the campus is hosting Homecoming 2012, daily activities to capture student enthusiasm and focus it on the hockey match-up Friday and Saturday nights with Canisius College, the Air Force and UAF.

Kendall Hockey Classic: Oct. 12-13, featuring UAA, Canisius College and UAF.Kendall Hockey Classic: Oct. 12-13, featuring UAA, Canisius College and UAF.

Tuesday night, Massive Monkees Hip Hop Crew not only danced, but enticed some of their UAA audience up on stage to show their stuff. Here's a little clip of the brave souls who ventured up to the stage. Hint: They've had some experience.

Tonight, Oct. 10, comedian Hannibal Buress will amuse at the Wendy Williamson Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Students pay $5 and tickets for the general public are $20.

Thursday evening, Oct 11, the 19th run of A Capella Festivella will showcase the UAA Glee Club and The Exchange.

And of course, there's hockey on the weekend. The puck drops for UAA at 8 p.m. Friday and 7 p.m. Saturday. Howl for the Seawolves!

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