UAF news

To UAF oceanographer Hauri, communication matters

Claudine Hauri, a researcher at the UAF International Arctic Research Center, recognizes the struggle to communicate about complex scientific concepts. Take, for example, "ocean acidification."

Genetic research may help trace chum salmon to home rivers

UAF researchers have uncovered genetic markers that can help trace chum salmon to the rivers in which they hatched, according to a new paper published in the journal Methods in Ecology and Evolution.

West Antarctica’s largest glacier started retreating in 1940s

New evidence suggests that thinning and retreat of a large Antarctic glacier was underway as early as the 1940s, an international team reported in Nature.

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Events

Chancellor’s Holiday Gathering will be Dec. 6

Enjoy food and fellowship with your UAF family at the Chancellor’s Holiday Gathering on Tuesday, Dec. 6. The gathering will run from 4-6 p.m. in the Wood Center multilevel lounge.

UAF student fundraiser brings indigenous fashion to the runway

Move over New York Fashion Week. Saturday, Nov. 19, UAF students will walk the runway wearing indigenous fashion with a contemporary twist. Indigenous and Visible celebrates Alaska Native art and fashion.

Vet students offer pet portraits with Santa at fundraiser

The UAF Department of Veterinary Medicine will host a student fundraiser that features pet portraits with Santa, a human- and pet-friendly bake sale, knitted items for people and pets, and paw prints of pets.

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Highlights

Outdoor climbing wall

Spring 2017 registration

Enroll for courses now through Jan. 27. Register for classes early to get the best selection. Step-by-step instructions are available in the UAF Registration Guide.

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Aurora magazine - high-latitude high-tech photo

Aurora magazine:
High-latitude high-tech

A group of UAF graduates and sometime-students are building their own drones -- and a high-tech company -- in Fairbanks.

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professor David Newman

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