Neil Davis has died at 84, in his Fairbanks home. The scientist/author/doer was a graduate student and later director at UAF’s Geophysical Institute. In the dynamic early days of the place where people study everything from the center of the Earth to the center of the sun, Davis was there.
I noticed that the recycling station in the Taku lot is gone. This got me thinking about the blue mixed paper bins in offices and hallways here on campus. Where are the contents of these bins going these days? Are they still being recycled, or are they getting mixed in with the regular trash?
An international exhibit of artwork called “Beauty to the Core” will meet its inspiration in Antarctica this January. University of Alaska Fairbanks glaciologist Erin Pettit and her team of researchers created the exhibit to raise awareness of scientific studies at WAIS Divide, a research site of the National Science Foundation.
What were all the police officers doing in front of the Patty Center along Tanana Loop when I returned to campus around 2 p.m. today (Dec. 20)? Was this some sort of exercise utilizing the city police, UAF police and Alaska State Troopers?
The Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference has been held every spring since 2008, rotating among the Western Alaska hub communities of Dillingham, Nome, Bethel, Kotzebue and Unalaska. Subject matter at the conferences is organized around local research concerns, not disciplines, which makes for an impressive variety of subject matter.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks will kick off a year of activities in celebration of its centennial with the annual Sparktacular fireworks display at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, on the Fairbanks campus.
Are all of the faucets on campus marked as reverse osmosis water and/or nonpotable water actually dispensing R/O water? I am most interested in the West Ridge Research Building and the Murie Building but am curious about the rest of campus as well. Thank you!
Inspiring Girls Expeditions is accepting applications through Jan. 31 for free science and wilderness expeditions in Alaska and Washington for girls ages 16 to 17.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Management will honor Steve Lundgren as its 41st business leader of the year during a dinner and award ceremony at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 15, in the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel’s Gold Room.