DR. CHANNON PRICE

Associate Professor of Physics, Emeritus

WHEREAS Dr. Channon Price served the University of Alaska Fairbanks with distinction in teaching, research and public service from 1987 to 2016; and

WHEREAS Dr. Price has been a highly regarded instructor who was recognized three times as Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year; has been a successful advisor and mentor to many undergraduate and graduate students; and has been active in shaping the Physics undergraduate and graduate curriculum and student assessment; and

WHEREAS Dr. Price conducted research ranging from the field of theoretical analysis based on the standard model of the physics of young neutron stars, to numerical studies of supernova dynamics, including successfully parametrizing the Rayleigh-Taylor instability in that context, to large-scale numerical studies of both linear and nonlinear space plasma instability; and

WHEREAS Dr. Price hosted an award-winning weekly KSUA radio show for over 22 years and served as a member of the ASUAF Student Media Board — charged with the oversight of the student-run radio station, KSUA — during which time KSUA won over one hundred Alaska Broadcasting Association Goldie awards and the 2013 MTV RadioWoodie award as the top college radio station in the country;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the University of Alaska Fairbanks expresses its deep appreciation to Dr. Channon Price for his extensive contributions to the State of Alaska and to the University; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the University of Alaska Fairbanks, in further recognition of the invaluable services rendered by Dr. Price and as evidence of the University’s desire that his identification with the University be maintained, hereby salutes the appointment of Dr. Channon Price as Associate Professor of Physics, Emeritus; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution be appropriately engrossed and signed by the Chancellor of the University of Alaska Fairbanks as further evidence of the esteem and respect in which he holds Dr. Channon Price, and conveyed to Dr. Price on this 8th day of May, 2016.

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