“Alaskan” is a noun describing a person, not a place — never “Alaskan city,” for example. “The professors are longtime Alaskans.” When you’re not using “Alaska” as a proper noun, use it as an adjective to describe things. “Lots of us who live in Alaska love to eat Alaska salmon and berries.” UAF’s editorial style … Continue reading Style tip: Alaska or Alaskan?
UAF faculty, staff and students, Alaska Native community members, and runners and walkers of all ages joined together Sept. 22 to celebrate the Troth Yeddha’ Park and participate in a 5K tour of the UAF campus. Athabascan Elder Robert Charlie shared background information about the park before announcing the race start. UAF’s Troth Yeddha’ Dancers … Continue reading Inaugural Troth Yeddha’ run a success
Help welcome John C. Eichelberger, the new dean of the Graduate School, at two meet-and-greet sessions where light refreshments will be served. 4 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 2 in the GI Globe Room (215 Elvey) 4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 4 at the Alumni Lounge in 201 Constitution Hall Contact Shelly Baumann at 474-7464 or firstname.lastname@example.org for … Continue reading New graduate school dean welcome
The GeoData Center will host “Snow & Ice” – a First Friday Art Show, Friday, Oct. 5. The GeoData Center is located in 204 Akasofu Building. The event will take place from 5 – 7 p.m. “Snow & Ice” features ice-inspired photography by USGS scientist and photographer Austin Post, Adam Hughes, a local nature photographer, … Continue reading Snow and Ice — a First Friday Art Show
Twenty-one teachers from rural Alaska will attend a salmon-themed in-service Oct. 3-6 in Fairbanks.
Jamie Foland 474-6807 Fairbanks, Alaska – The Alaska volleyball team completes its three-match road trip this Saturday as it travels down to Anchorage to take on Great Northwest Athletic Conference rival Alaska Anchorage in a battle for the 49th state. First serve is set for 7 p.m. from the Wells Fargo Sports Complex on UAA’s campus … Continue reading Volleyballs set to battle UAA for state supremacy
Ned Rozell 9/27/2012 A couple of summers ago, David Tomeo was exploring a creekbed in Denali National Park, preparing for a field seminar on the park’s dinosaurs he would help lead a few weeks later. With a trained eye for the impressions dinosaurs pressed into mud millions of years ago, Tomeo walked to a large … Continue reading A “totally weird” dinosaur; new waste study in Denali
Mary Ehrlander, Director of the Northern Studies Program and associate professor of History at UAF, has been awarded the Charles Gates Award for the Pacific Northwest Quarterly article, “The Paradox of Alaska’s 1916 Alcohol Referendum: A Dry Vote within a Frontier Alcohol Culture,” by the Washington State Historical Society Board of Trustees. In the article, … Continue reading Mary Ehrlander receives the Charles Gates Award