Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy has banned the social media app TikTok from all state devices, his office announced Friday citing growing concerns pertaining to national security. Dreamstime/TNS

The University of Alaska and the Alaska Travel Industry Association are looking at new tools to attract more students and young professionals to the state.

TikTok provides one solution, according to AITA president/CEO Sarah Leonard, and Pat Pitney, president of the UA system.

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