Some 15,000 very diverse students attend the University of Alaska Anchorage, working on everything from professional certificates to doctorates. Research labs decipher how plastics in the environment affect human fertility, or which compounds in Alaska blueberries may forestall dementia. The university has launched a private equity fund to support qualifying startup businesses. It has one of the top debate teams in the U.S.
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