The University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Rural and Community Development has received a $250,000 contribution from ExxonMobil Corp. to launch the Northern Alaska Indigenous Leadership Academy.
Members of a working group called the Social Well-being Indicators for Marine Management team identified seven social factors that are critical to sustaining environments and communities: well-being, culture, values, equality, justice, power and agency (self-determination).
With the month of March having just ended, we’ve heard from many people wondering about the status of the university budget and the first round of layoff notices we referenced several months ago. While leaders throughout the university have been working to craft a plan to manage our shrinking budget, that process has been slower … Continue reading Budget update, April 1, 2016
For half the year, Alaska’s big rivers provide a somewhat flat surface, allowing travel by snowmachine, dog team, ski, bike, snowshoe and foot. For a few weeks during their spring transition to liquid water, those useful ribbons of ice become a threat to river communities.
The UAF Chinese language, eastern philosophy and Asian studies programs invite you to a showing of “The Wild Boar Forest,” a Chinese opera film with line-by-line English translation, at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 17, in the auditorium of the Noel Wien Library on Cowles Street.
For almost two decades, Inupiaq elder Elizabeth Fleagle has served as a mentor in university classrooms. She shares a traditional wisdom that bridges cultural barriers and connects Western knowledge with “experiential learning.”