A new federal certificate allows the unmanned aircraft center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks to respond far more rapidly to clients’ requests. A new mission can now begin within 48 hours instead of the previous 90 days.
By Chris Christensen UA Associate Vice President for State Relations The operating budget bills (HB 72 and HB 73) passed the House and Senate during the regular session on April 27 and were transmitted to the governor on May 1. The budget proposed spending $5 billion, but the state is only expected to receive $2 … Continue reading The Capitol Report: Governor, legislators negotiate
Dr. Owen Hanley will kick off the 2015 Health Living lecture series on Tuesday, June 2, at 7 p.m. in the Murie Building auditorium. Hanley, a Fairbanks pulmonologist and internist, will discuss “What’s in the Air? Why What You Breathe Matters.”
The 2015 Legacy Lecture will feature a documentary on this year’s honoree, Patrick O’Neill, who earned two degrees in mining engineering at the Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines. As a leader in the development of some of the Western world’s great metal resources, O’Neill was an outspoken advocate for corporate policies that struck the … Continue reading 2015 Legacy Lecture honors Patrick O’Neill
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Large Animal Research Station will host its annual Birthday Bash open house to welcome the spring calves Saturday, May 30 from noon to 5 p.m. Parking for the event is at the Taku Lot off Farmers’ Loop. A free shuttle will bring attendees to LARS.
Collaborate is a web conference system that is part of the Blackboard learning management system. Each Blackboard course shell contains a connection to Collaborate. The interface provides a way to meet with your students synchronously, no matter where you or they are. There are three types of available rooms: Course Room — Requires no scheduling and … Continue reading Teaching Tip: Blackboard Collaborate rooms are for everyone
UArctic’s north2north program has scholarships and exchange funding available for students to participate in field schools, summer schools and conferences with an Arctic or northern focus in 2015. Funding is also available for staff and faculty exchanges. The application deadline for all is June 8, 2015. Scholarships and exchange funding are available for students at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral … Continue reading UArctic scholarships, exchange funding available