• A group of young women traverse a snow field on a rope line at Gulkana Glacier. Photo by Hannah Mode.

    Inspiring Girls* Expeditions 2024 accepting applications

    November 27, 2023

    Inspiring Girls* Expeditions Alaska is accepting applications for a unique suite of tuition-free backcountry science and art education programs in summer 2024.

  • A man wearing protective gloves, long sleeves and a hat carries apparatus to spray herbicides in an agricultural test plot.

    Delta Harvest Wrap-Up set for Nov. 30

    November 22, 2023

    Learn about current agricultural research efforts, share observations about the past growing season and help identify future research needs at the 2023 Delta Harvest Wrap-Up.

  • A drawing of the earth showing a shift from renewable to non renewable energy sources.

    UAF experts co-author national climate assessment

    November 21, 2023

    Climate change will have far-reaching consequences to the people of Alaska, according to the fifth National Climate Assessment, a report from the U.S. government released last week. Five experts from the University of Alaska Fairbanks were among the authors of the Alaska chapter of the assessment, which goes beyond documented ecosystem changes to focus on societal implications of climate change.

  • a platter of fresh oysters on the half shell

    Call for presentations: 2024 Alaska Mariculture Conference

    November 20, 2023

    Alaska Sea Grant is seeking presentations from farmers, processors, researchers, community leaders and other professionals for the 2024 Mariculture Conference of Alaska to be held Feb. 26-29 in Anchorage.

  • UAF to host auditions for 'Something in the Living Room'

    November 20, 2023

    The University of Alaska Fairbanks Department of Theatre and Film is hosting auditions for the upcoming play, “Something in the Living Room.”

  • a vast landscape of snow

    The snowiest day in Alaska (and U.S.) history?

    November 16, 2023

    Last week, as most of Alaska joined the cryosphere and became snow-covered, one area again stood out as one of the snowiest places on the planet.

  • a wet hat with a logo for Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit

    Young fishermen event coming to Anchorage

    November 15, 2023

    The 10th Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit will be held at the Marriott Anchorage Downtown on Dec. 5-7, 2023.

  • A person ice skates on a frozen street in downtown Anchorage.

    Climate hazards cost Fairbanks, Anchorage homeowners millions

    November 15, 2023

    A new survey found that Fairbanks and Anchorage homeowners are increasingly threatened by climate-related hazards like wildfire, permafrost thaw and winter rain, the latter costing homeowners $25 million in annual damages.

  • A man in a suit with his arms crossed stands in front of a brick wall.

    Visiting musician Stephen Price presents organ recital

    November 14, 2023

    Stephen Price will perform a guest recital on the organ at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17, 2023, in the Davis Concert Hall at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

  • Food protection manager course set for January

    November 10, 2023

    The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will offer a certified food protection manager training on Monday, Jan. 29, with proctors for testing available in 14 communities.

  • Two red foxes in a snowy landscape, one sitting in a hole with just its head showing

    Secret lives playing out all around us

    November 10, 2023

    While we were sleeping, they were out there. Two red foxes, a male and female, pawing into spring snow on a hillside. The foxes had found the entrance to a tunnel dug many years ago. It might have been the den in which one of them was born.

  • Rocket launch

    Second NASA sounding rocket launches from Poker Flat

    November 09, 2023

    The second NASA sounding rocket of the season flew skyward out of Poker Flat Research Range shortly after midnight Thursday, carrying a payload of science instruments.

  • Rocket launch

    First NASA rocket of the season launched at Poker Flat

    November 08, 2023

    A two-stage NASA sounding rocket flew skyward shortly after midnight Wednesday carrying science instruments to gather data about the solar wind's behavior.

  • Northern Lights String Orchestra members pose for a photo with their conductor, Yue Sun (center), after a concert in the Davis Concert Hall on April 22, 2022.

    Northern Lights String Orchestra offers recital

    November 06, 2023

    The Northern Lights String Orchestra will perform a large ensemble recital at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9, 2023, in the Davis Concert Hall at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

  • UAF Theatre and Film presents 'Dance Nation'

    November 06, 2023

    The University of Alaska Fairbanks Department of Theatre and Film will present the play “Dance Nation” in the Salisbury Theatre on Nov. 10-19, 2023.

  • Payload portion of rocket

    Two launches to mark start of Poker Flat rocket range season

    November 03, 2023

    Testing a theory about cleaning up after a nuclear detonation in space and learning more about winds at the edge of Earth's atmosphere are the goals of two NASA sounding rocket launches this month at Poker Flat Research Range.

  • HAARP antenna array

    HAARP artificial airglow may be widely visible in Alaska

    November 02, 2023

    Alaskans and visitors may be able to see an artificial airglow in the sky created by the High-frequency Active Auroral Research Program during a four-day research campaign that starts Saturday.

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