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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UAA hosts U.S. Presidential Debates viewing Oct. 3, 11, 16 and 22

Watch the presidential debates at UAA: Post-debate guided reflections and voter information will follow the debates. Start time, 5 pm in the UAA Student Union, North Cafeteria.Watch the presidential debates at UAA: Post-debate guided reflections and voter information will follow the debates. Start time, 5 pm in the UAA Student Union, North Cafeteria.

Here are details for viewing the presidential debates at UAA:

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 5-6:30 p.m.
Topic: Domestic Policy
Participants: President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney
Location: University of Denver in Denver, Colo.
Sponsor: Commission on Presidential Debates

Thursday, Oct. 11, 5-6:30 p.m.
Topic: Foreign and Domestic Policy
Participants: Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan
Location: Centre College in Danville, Ky.
Sponsor: Commission on Presidential Debates

Tuesday, Oct. 16, 5-6:30 p.m.
Topic: Town Meeting format including foreign and domestic policy
Participants: President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney
Location: Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y.
Sponsor: Commission on Presidential Debates

Monday, Oct. 22, 5-6:30 p.m.
Topic: Foreign Policy
Participants: President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney
Location: Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla.
Sponsor: Commission on Presidential Debates

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UAA launches a photo blog

UAA's Northern Exposures: UAA has launched a photo blog to feature life and events at UAA. Come join us!UAA's Northern Exposures: UAA has launched a photo blog to feature life and events at UAA. Come join us!

With the arrival of a new photographer busy documenting life and events at UAA, we are launching a photo blog of her work. Meet Erin Hooley, creator of 'Northern Exposures.' Consider it the story of UAA in photos. Please join us here. Like all Word Press blogs, you can subscribe and get alerts when new photos are filed.

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