When it was established in 1917, the foundation of the Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines was made clear by its name. The new school in Fairbanks would train students to harvest the state's resources, whether they were grown from the earth or pulled out of it.
If you want to explore the world, we help you do just that! Whether you attend a university in another state or another country, you can dive into specialized courses or unique programs there. Regardless of where you go, you'll remain a UAF student and earn UAF credit while you're away. Embark on a study away program to start your unforgettable adventure!
Follow museum scientists and their students as they journey across Alaska and beyond in search of clues about the people and animals that make their home here. Watch videos filmed on location that tell the tales of the scientists searching for clues to the region's dynamic history.