UAF news

Aspiring chief scientists train at sea

It’s not easy being a chief scientist at sea. That’s why 22 early career marine scientists signed up for the Chief Scientist Training Cruise program aboard a research vessel heading from Hawaii to California Dec. 2 to Dec. 17.

UAF's Baker uses fishing background to feed role as educator

With the dual perspective of a commercial fisherman and educator, Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory agent Torie Baker strives to help Cordova fishermen connect with each other and run successful businesses.

Even 'cold' permafrost zones vulnerable to thawing

Climate change is altering the landscape even in permafrost-covered regions that are projected to maintain cold temperatures for many decades, according to UAF researchers..

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Sparktacular 2016 will launch Dec. 31 at 8 p.m.

UAF will host the Fairbanks Curling Lions’ 27th annual Sparktacular Celebration on Saturday, Dec. 31. Fireworks will be launched from UAF’s West Ridge starting at 8 p.m.

Inventors breakfast will cover getting ideas to market

Fairbanks-area inventors who already have a patent, or want to get one, are invited to a Fairbanks Inventors Breakfast titled "Have Patent … Now What?"

December museum programs explore trees

The University of Alaska Museum of the North is exploring trees at its hands-on programs during the month of December.

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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.


NYE fireworks

Happy New Year to you and happy centennial to us!

All of us at the University of Alaska Fairbanks wish you the best for 2017!


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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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