Graduate student Mukul Chavan pours a sample of heavy crude oil from the Kaparuk field on Alaska’s North Slope. Chavan and other students in UAF’s petroleum engineering program are using the samples to experiment with ways to recover more oil from existing fields by discovering properties such as viscosity, density and surface tension.
The Office of International Programs and Initiatives will be hosting an International Welcome Mixer for all new and returning international students, scholars and our National Student Exchange students attending UAF from universities in the Lower 48 and Canada. The mixer will be held from 6 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4, in the Great Hall, … Continue reading International Welcome Mixer
Despite the size and severity of the massive 2007 Anaktuvuk River fire on Alaska’s North Slope, much of the arctic vegetation has recovered and the tundra is likely to return to its pre-fire condition.
The UAF Job and Research Fair will take place from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Sept. 11 and 12 in the Wood Center multilevel lounge. This event will provide an opportunity for students to talk to UAF departments, research units and other students about on-campus jobs, research opportunities and scholarly activities in their major … Continue reading UAF Job and Research Fair slated
Student Activities, LIVE, Outdoor Adventures, Honors Program, ASUAF and St.Marks are hosting a back-to-school block party, from 5 – 7 p.m on Friday, Sept. 6, at Copper Lane on the Fairbanks campus. There will be free food and music provided by KSUA. Meet new people, see the units’ houses and get connected.
Your PolarExpress ID is your ticket to savings and fun on Tuesday, Sept. 3. From midnight to 2 a.m., the West Fairbanks Fred Meyer store is open especially for UAF students, staff and faculty. Show your ID for special UAF savings of 10 – 20 percent in every department. Look for signs showing your savings in each department. If … Continue reading UAF night at Fred Meyer
According to the Workplace Bullying Institute, approximately 35 percent of the U.S. workforce report being bullied at work. Other researchers indicate that 60 percent of U.S. workers experience bullying behaviors at some point during their careers. Reportedly bullying occurs more frequently than sexual harassment or other illegal discrimination mainly because it is not illegal under … Continue reading UA developing training to address workplace bullying