Oceanographic monitoring from rugged, remote terrain in the Arctic will soon be possible thanks to new funding for a tiny renewable battery for high-frequency radar systems.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks will welcome new students at the kickoff of new student orientation activities this weekend. Orientation activities run Sunday, Aug. 30, through Wednesday, Sept. 4, and will include workshops and activities for new students and their families, as well as opportunities for students to connect with the Fairbanks community. Classes begin Thursday, Sept. 5.
Registration is open through Sept. 30 for the 5th Alaska Seafood Processing Leadership Institute. The institute provides the technical training, leadership and management skills needed to understand and succeed in the seafood industry.
The UAF School of Management will award over $25,000 in cash prizes through its annual Arctic Innovation Competition. The submission deadline is Sept. 18, 2015.
Students at UAF are welcome to propose ideas that will make campus more sustainable. Fall proposals are due on Oct. 18, 2015.
A University of Alaska Fairbanks research team needs volunteers to help track changes in autumn leaf color of native and invasive plants across Alaska. Volunteers can become citizen scientists and receive training on Saturday, Aug. 29, at 10 a.m. at the UAF campus ski hut. All youths and adults are welcome.