Monthly Archives: July 2017

Candidate presentations for vice chancellor for student affairs

Three candidate presentations and Q&A sessions for the position of vice chancellor for student affairs will be held Thursday, Aug. 3; Monday, Aug. 7; and Friday, Aug. 11. All will be from 1-1:50 p.m. in the Murie Building auditorium, and will be webstreamed at https://media.uaf.edu/. The Aug. 3 presentation will be by Michael Harwood, who serves … Continue reading Candidate presentations for vice chancellor for student affairs

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A University of Alaska Fairbanks program that brings rural high school students on geological field trips across the state and nation is looking for students from Interior Alaska. GeoFORCE Alaska received a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to expand its recruiting from the North Slope and Northwest Arctic boroughs to include rural schools in Interior Alaska, primarily those off the road system.

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Goodbye, red squirrels. On our summer-long hike along the path of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline, this morning my dog Cora and I left the last tangle of boreal forest along America’s highway system. We walked away from a campsite of white spruce and balsam poplar that shielded us during a rain and wind storm the day before.

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Join your fellow alumni, family and friends to “flip for UAF” at the Alumni Hamburger Booth at the Tanana Valley State Fair Aug. 4-13. The Fairbanks Chapter of the UAF Alumni Association operates the booth, which raises money for scholarships. 

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An exhibit featuring photographs by Fairbanks photographer J. Jason Lazarus will be displayed in the Café Gallery at the University of Alaska Museum of the North. The public is invited to an opening for “Stories Fading Fast: Capturing the Remnants of the Alaska Gold Rush” on Friday, Aug. 4, from 5-7 p.m.

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