President Johnsen announced changes to personal holiday days and the annual leave cash-in program in a May 26 memo to Staff Alliance and the Statewide Administration Assembly in response to five recommendations by those staff governance bodies. Each decision is supported through consultation with the Summit Team and Chief Human Resources Officer Keli McGee. 1. Increased personal … Continue reading Johnsen responds to staff governance compensation requests
The machine shop at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute recently created a 3-D plastic model of a femur for a local surgeon.
I note that some of the 5 cars (three Mercedes, a Saturn and a Dodge pickup) that have no evidence of a valid parking sticker that have been parked in prime spots in the Ballaine lot since March got a parking ticket on May 23. It appears that at least one, the Saturn, already had … Continue reading Cars parked long-term on campus
Three new employees have joined the UAF Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity. Dana Merriman is the new Title IX and civil rights investigator. Erin Walton is the intake and case coordinator. Casey McMillian rounds out the new team as student assistant. For more information about the Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity, click here.
In a cramped workshop at his home near Fox, Orion Lawlor is working to develop the technology that could someday allow people to live on Mars.
His creations are modest — small plastic beams and thin, hollow cylinders that can be filled with powdered rock. But items like those, which are created by his one-of-a-kind 3-D printer, may eventually become the components for creating habitat in space.
Summer Sessions and Lifelong Learning has scheduled two lecture series to help celebrate UAF’s centennial. The Down Memory Lane and Centennial Celebration Speakers series highlight important figures in UAF’s history.
Upcoming events in UAF’s centennial celebration.
The Centennial Celebration Speakers Series, featuring five leaders who helped shape the University of Alaska Fairbanks, will begin June 18 with an interview with former University of Alaska President Mark Hamilton.