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UAF Research News
October 14, 2021
Charles Deehr will never forget his first red aurora. On Feb. 11, 1958, Deehr was a student at Reed College in Portland, Ore. He asked a Fulbright student from Norway named Tone to the Portland Symphony that night.
October 13, 2021
Glenn Juday, University of Alaska Fairbanks professor emeritus of forest ecology, has received the George B. Fell Award from the national Natural Areas Association.
UAF Research Events
October 06, 2021
The College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences will hold its next weekly seminar on Wednesday, Oct. 6, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. via Zoom. The talk will be offered by CFOS postdoctoral fellow Thomas Kelly.
October 01, 2021
Photojournalist and author Michael Buckley will give an online talk, "Crisis at the Third Pole," Friday, Oct. 1, at 3 p.m.
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