Latest Research News and Events

February 24, 2017

Photo by Ned Rozell Sea ice lies off Cape Lisburne along Alaska’s northwestern coast in April 2011.

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February 24, 2017

Photo by Ned RozellA canoeist enjoys the Fortymile River on a hot summer day in 2013. Summer nights may be getting warmer in Alaska.

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February 24, 2017

Photo courtesy of NASAA 45-foot NASA sounding rocket waits for launch in February 2017 at the Poker Flat Research Range north of Fairbanks. Workers there wrote on the nose cone of the aurora-...

February 21, 2017

Photo by Mike StekollTechnician Tamsen Peeples and University of Alaska Southeast undergraduate Eric Fagerstrom check on seaweed at an experimental site near Coghlan Island in Southeast Alaska....

February 16, 2017

Photo courtesy of Joanna Young Joanna Young stands on the top deck of the Ushuaia expedition ship in Paradise Bay on the Antarctic Peninsula.

Alaska Climate Science Center graduate fellow...

February 15, 2017

Meghan Murphy photo UAF Society of Physics Students officers Riley Troyer and Georgeanna Heaverley...

February 14, 2017

The University of Alaska Museum of the North has planned a new series of presentations for the spring semester. The Museum Discovery Series features a different curator each month unveiling new...

February 14, 2017

This year’s Major Mania will take place from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, March 10, in the Wood Center multilevel lounge.

Major Mania gives present and future students and members of the public a...

February 13, 2017

The University of Alaska Fairbanks has announced the students named to the deans’ and chancellor’s lists for the fall 2016 semester. The lists recognize students’ outstanding academic achievements...

February 10, 2017

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute is planning its first research campaign at the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program facility in Gakona.

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February 7, 2017

UAF photo by JR AnchetaElizabeth Fleagle receives an honorary doctor of education degree at the commencement ceremony May 8, 2016, at the Carlson Center.

Elizabeth Fleagle has been named...

February 7, 2017

NASA photo by Jamie Adkins A Neutral Jets in Auroral Arcs mission payload awaits final preparation before going to the launch pad at the Poker Flat Research Range in Alaska. The mission includes...

February 6, 2017

Seward House Museum collection, 1951.1.457/PA043 The painting “Signing of the Alaska Treaty” by Emanuel Leutze is held in the Seward House Museum in Auburn, New York. The painting will be on...

February 3, 2017

The Arctic Broadband Forum will unite educators, researchers and industry from across the world to discuss the challenges, successes and...

February 1, 2017

The U.S. chairmanship of the Arctic Council will conclude with a ministerial meeting in Fairbanks on May 11, 2017. Those attending will celebrate the accomplishments under U.S. chairmanship and...