Fermentation expert Sandor Katz will give a lecture on fermentation from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 17 in the Murie Building auditorium at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Katz is the author of three books on fermentation — “Wild Fermentation,” “The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved” and “The Art of Fermentation,” which received a James Beard award in 2012.
A few years ago, Link Olson wanted students in his mammalogy class to see one of the neatest little creatures in Alaska, the northern flying squirrel. He baited a few live traps with peanut butter rolled in oats and placed them in spruce trees. When he returned the next day, he found no flying squirrels. Instead, peering back at him were the beady eyes of the mice of the North, red-backed voles.
Because of the extended legislative session, it has taken longer than anticipated for the university’s budget situation to become Brian Rogers has been UAF’s chancellor since 2009.clear. Now that we have our final budget numbers from the state and the University of Alaska statewide offices, I want to share that information, as well as its effects, with you.
With a unanimous vote of all regents participating, the University of Alaska Board of Regents appointed James R. Johnsen as the 14th president of the UA system. The vote took place during a special meeting of the board on July 28.
Reprinted from the Daily News-Miner By Kjerstan Matson Kjerstan Matson was one of nine high school girls from Alaska and the lower 48 who spent over week exploring an Alaska glacier as part of the free Girls on Ice program. Erin Pettit, a glaciologist from the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ College of Natural Science and … Continue reading Program helps girls get excited about science
Notecards made from 10 color plates of Alaska birds portrayed in a rare book at the Alaska and Polar Regions Collections and Archives are newly available on the Alaska History Store website. The cards come from plates by artists Robert and John Ridgway in Edward Nelson’s “Report upon natural history collections made in Alaska between the years 1877 and … Continue reading New Alaska birds notecards are available