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UAF alumna leads tribal college with Western knowledge, indigenous wisdom

As president of Barrow's Iḷisaġvik College, Alaska's only tribal college, UAF alumna Pearl Brower continues her family's tradition of championing education opportunities in rural Alaska.

First dinosaur bones found in Denali National Park

Paleontologists from UAF and the National Park Service found the first dinosaur bones in Denali National Park during an expedition in July.

Business is blowing up for UAF's 'Balloon Guy'

Like other fisheries students, Benjamin Meyer has no trouble outlining the life cycle of a salmon. But unlike his peers, Meyer can do it using balloon animals.

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Colorado professor to deliver Joseph Thompson Memorial Lecture

The UAF Philosophy and Humanities Department will host the third annual Joseph C. Thompson Memorial Lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, in the Murie Building auditorium.

UA Museum to host Halloween event

See spooky things from the collections at the UA Museum of the North on Monday, Oct. 31, from 4-7 p.m. Admission is free.

Explore health careers at free UAF summit

Fairbanks residents can explore health careers and education options at the fifth annual Alaska Interior Medical Education Summit at UAF on Oct. 22.

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Aurora magazine - Carl Benson photo

Aurora magazine:
A lifetime on ice

Carl Benson started gathering data on Arctic ice and snow more than 60 years ago. As a glaciologist and UAF professor, he studied and taught about the frozen North long before it was seen as a key element in today's global climate models.


James Havens dinosaur painting

Expedition Alaska: Dinosaurs

Visit the UA Museum of the North's special exhibit to see authentic Alaska dinosaurs, excavate fossils and explore a virtual field camp.
Painting by James Havens


Centennial timeline image

Celebrating a century, 1917-2017

The University of Alaska Fairbanks celebrates its centennial in 2017. Learn more through a timeline, profiles of UAF's people and their ideas, and a calendar of commemorative events.


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