UAF Research News
November 20, 2019
Communities can build their resilience to disruptive oil spills by using new reports from workshops held in Alaska and across the nation. Participants at the Anchorage workshop, Feb. 20–21, said researchers and spill responders should better include the public, particularly residents directly affected by spills.
November 14, 2019
The task force will look at options for structuring the placement of Alaska Sea Grant. The next meeting is Nov. 19 at 1 p.m.
November 12, 2019
The Society of Physics Students at the University of Alaska Fairbanks will host a free stargazing open house Nov. 15. The family-friendly event also will feature interactive physics demonstrations inside the Reichardt Building on the Fairbanks campus.
November 11, 2019
The subject designator for all pre-GER mathematics courses will change from DEVM to MATH effective spring 2020.
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