|University of Alaska|
(Latin, "To the Highest Point")
|Type:||Public, Land Grant|
|President:||Mark R. Hamilton|
|Location:||Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Juneau, AK, USA|
|Nickname:||University of Alaska-Anchorage Seawolves, (NCAA Divisions I and II)|
University of Alaska Nanooks (NCAA Divisions I and II) 
The University of Alaska is a land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant university founded in 1917 in Fairbanks, Alaska. A motto (from the Italian word motto, meaning witticism sentence is a phrase meant to formally describe the general motivation or intention of a social group The date of establishment or date of founding of an Institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point Year 1917 ( MCMXVII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year The term public school has two distinct (and virtually opposite meanings depending on the location of usage in the United States, Australia and Land-grant universities (also called land-grant colleges or land grant institutions) are institutions of higher education in the United States that have University president is the title of the highest ranking officer within a University, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Mark R Hamilton is the current president of the University of Alaska. The word student is etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation Verb "studēre" Fairbanks (ˈfɛrbæŋks is a Home Rule City in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, United States. Alaska ( Аляска Alyaska) is a state in the United States of America, in the northwest of the North American continent The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The athletic nickname, or equivalently athletic moniker, of a University or College within the United States is the name officially adopted by The Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate ( CUSID generally and SUCDI in French) is the national organization which governs and represents A website (alternatively web site or Web site, a back-construction from the Proper noun World Wide Web) is a collection of Web pages Land-grant universities (also called land-grant colleges or land grant institutions) are institutions of higher education in the United States that have The sea grant colleges are a group of 30 US universities that are involved in the National Sea Grant College Program. The space-grant colleges compose a network of 52 consortia, based at universities across the United States, for Space -related research Year 1917 ( MCMXVII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year Fairbanks (ˈfɛrbæŋks is a Home Rule City in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, United States. While Alaska is the largest state in terms of area, the UA system is the second smallest land-grant university system in the country, leading only Rhode Island (Johnsen 2002). Alaska ( Аляска Alyaska) is a state in the United States of America, in the northwest of the North American continent Rhode Island ( officially named the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States
The UA System consists of three main universities, each with several satellite campuses in smaller communities. A university is an institution of Higher education and Research, which grants Academic degrees in a variety of subjects They are:
Nearly 33,000 students attend classes between the three campuses.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) is home to the world-famous Geophysical Institute, which operates both the Poker Flat Research Range (the only collegiate rocket range in the country) and the Arctic Region Supercomputing Center, home to the only Cray supercomputer in the Arctic region. The University of Alaska Fairbanks, located in Fairbanks, Alaska, USA is the flagship campus of the University of Alaska System, and is abbreviated as The Geophysical Institute of the University of Alaska Fairbanks conducts research into Space physics and Aeronomy; Atmospheric sciences; The Poker Flat Research Range (PFRR is a launch facility and Rocket range for Sounding rockets in the U The Arctic Region Supercomputing Center (ARSC is a research facility organized under the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Cray Inc ( is a Supercomputer manufacturer based in Seattle Washington.
The University of Alaska schools are relatively small, but do have several world-class departments. At UAF, these are most notably the geology department and those natural sciences which take advantage of UA's unique location, including atmospheric sciences and wildlife biology. Geology (from Greek γη gê, "earth" and λόγος Logos, "speech" lit In Science, the term natural science refers to a naturalistic approach to the study of the Universe, which is understood as obeying rules or law of Atmospheric sciences is an umbrella term for the study of the atmosphere, its processes the effects other systems have on the atmosphere and the effects of the atmosphere Wildlife includes all non-domesticated plants animals and other organisms Foundations of modern biology There are five unifying principles At UAS, the School of Management has extended its degree programs state-wide with an innovative asynchronous distance delivery model well suited for the vast distances of "The Last Frontier"
The University of Alaska campuses compete on a national level in several sports, both in the NAIA and NCAA. The University of Alaska Fairbanks has won several NCAA championships in competition shooting, while the University of Alaska Anchorage hosts the famous Great Alaska Shootout each fall in men's basketball. The University of Alaska Fairbanks, located in Fairbanks, Alaska, USA is the flagship campus of the University of Alaska System, and is abbreviated as University of Alaska Anchorage, a United States educational faculty is the largest member of the University of Alaska System, with more than 17000 students 14000 of whom The Great Alaska Shootout (originally known as the Sea Wolf Classic is an annual College basketball tournament in Anchorage Alaska that features colleges from all UAF's men's hockey team also plays at the Carlson Center, one of the very few Olympic-sized hockey rinks in North America; UAA's men's hockey team plays at the other Olympic-sized hockey rink in Alaska, the even larger Sullivan Arena in Anchorage, Alaska. The Carlson Center is a 6443-seat multi-purpose Arena in Fairbanks Alaska. Alaska ( Аляска Alyaska) is a state in the United States of America, in the northwest of the North American continent The George M Sullivan Arena (often shortened to the "Sullivan Arena" is an 8700-seat multi-purpose Arena in Anchorage Alaska.
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