For several days in a row last September, Hannah Foss kept seeing the same ad pop up in her Facebook feed. It was an invitation to design the livery — the decorative paint job on the outside of an airplane — for a new Hainan Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
Did Greenland’s Vikings leave behind descendants or did they go extinct despite, as archaeologist Thomas McGovern said, “doing everything right?” The famed Viking archaeologist will argue the latter in a talk titled, “New Views of Viking Greenland: Resilient, Adaptive but Still Extinct.”
Kes Woodward’s “Daybreak,” which beautifully and uniquely captures the magical light of the boreal forest, is KUAC’s 2017 poster. To get your poster signed by Woodward, visit Well Street Art Co. between noon and 4 p.m. Saturday, April 1.
The Resilience and Adaptation Program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is accepting applications for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Alaska Sea Grant is seeking proposals for research projects in the 2018–2020 biennium. Proposals are due Feb. 27. Sea Grant wants creative and innovative research proposals in the natural, social and education sciences that address one of the following focus areas: Healthy coastal ecosystems Sustainable fisheries and aquaculture Resilient communities and economies Environmental literacy and workforce development … Continue reading Sea Grant seeks research proposals
This semester the University of Alaska Fairbanks added beginner French and Spanish, as well as a Kanji reading and writing course online. Instructors developing online language courses face the same challenges as face-to-face instructors, while also teaching students, who are potentially dispersed around the world, a skill that is dependent on community and communication with others.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Department of Veterinary Medicine will host a student fundraiser that features pet portraits with Santa, a human- and pet-friendly bake sale, knitted items for people and pets, and paw prints of pets.
A University of Alaska Fairbanks physics club will host a free Star Party from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Nov. 18 for the Fairbanks community. The UAF chapter of the Society of Physics Students will set up six powerful telescopes for people to view the Andromeda Galaxy, Uranus, the Ring Nebula, a white dwarf star and more.