2012 fact sheets
Arctic Center for Oil Spill Research & Education
UAF is building the Arctic Center for Oil-Spill Research & Education by focusing the subject matter experts across the University on research applicable to Arctic oil spills. This fact sheet describes why UAF is requesting funding for this effort.
A-CORE fact sheet (PDF)
Ocean Acidification Research Center
Use this information to help the Alaska Legislature understand the importance of this center and why it's in the UA FY13 capital budget request.
OARC fact sheet (PDF)
Partnership to Develop Statewide Energy Solutions Capital Improvement Plan
The Capital Improvement Plan would provide targeted funding to build UAF’s capacity in the key areas of technology testing, energy analysis and fossil fuel research. As a leader in multi-disciplinary energy research and technology development, UAF is well positioned as a trusted source of analysis, research and testing to inform strategic energy decisions at local, regional and state levels.
Energy CIP fact sheet (PDF)
UA Museum of the North FY13 budget request
The UA Museum of the North receives over 80,000 visitors each year. If the FY13 budget request is funded, the museum will be better able to meet its tripartate mission of research, teaching and collecting.
Undergraduate Engineering Expansion Initiative
Alaska faces a shortage of qualified engineers. To respond to the state's need, the University of Alaska Board of Regents set a priority to more than double the annual number of baccalaureate graduates to 200 by FY14. This information further explains the needs to expand UAF's undergraduate engineering program and space.