New research conducted by scientists at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the U.S. Geological Survey, the University of Wyoming and other institutes shows that permafrost below shallow Arctic lakes is thawing as a result of changing winter climate.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks will host a series of free public lectures and films as part of the fifth Institute on Collaborative Language Research June 20-July 23, 2016, on the Fairbanks campus.
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.