Inmates and Students soar in Flying University

Flying University unique opportunity for students and community  Security concerns within Lemon Creek Correctional Center are visible. Students bring nothing but class materials, which are checked by prison staff. Everyone is screened by a metal detector and go through a series of gates to get to the classroom. Twenty students are enrolled in Flying University,…

Student government

Results are in, meet the new student representatives By KORTNEY STEVENS Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong  Two University of Alaska Southeast students battled head to head for president in the elections for student government.   After three days of elections, the results were tallied on April 18. The new student government president is Brandy Mulbury, the…

Explore Southeast

By SIERRA LISSICK Photographer, UAS Whalesong In early April, 25 students from across the country came to spend a weekend exploring  both UAS and Juneau.  In its fourth year, Explore Southeast brings prospective students to see the UAS Juneau campus and Alaska’s capital city.   This year’s group of students was made up of high…

Shred the Pow

ODS embarks on capstone journey By KORTNEY STEVENS Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong Nine University of Alaska Southeast Outdoor Studies students planned to spend 17 days in May skiing some of the largest mountains on the planet. “The only experience I have for skiing besides what we’ve done this semester has been resort skiing,” said Sol…

URECA Research

By JORDAN LEWIS Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong Conducting research in any given field of study can be difficult. Conducting research as an undergraduate student can be even harder.  The Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities program at UAS allows students the opportunity to work with professors research or creative projects that interest them. URECA awards up…

Golden Writings of UAS

Fourth annual UAS Author’s Reception Celebrates the Faculty Authors of UAS UAS’s Literary and Art Journal By MELISSA SCRIVEN Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong Instead of a gold star for effort, faculty received golden seastars and other fun awards at the UAS Author’s Reception. Recently published work by UAS faculty was recognized at the fourth annual event…

Meet Wayne Price

The master carver shares his first year at UAS By ALYSSA MADRID Staff Writer, UAS WHALESONG Tlingit master carver, Wayne Price, has wrapped up a successful first year as Associate Professor of Northwest Coast Arts at UAS. “It’s a very good fit to be here on campus,” Price told the Whalesong in a short interview.…