• Graphic image of a neuron.

    Workshop: Mental fitness for optimal brain power

    June 10, 2024

    For a long time, it was believed we were born with a certain number of brain cells and neural pathways that, once damaged, could not be repaired. In reality, our brains are much more flexible. Learn more during a free webinar on Friday, June 21 from 11 a.m. to noon.
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  • 性十八.cc 529 Common Questions: Scholarships

    June 10, 2024

    A common question that comes up is what to do if my child has an 性十八.cc 529 account and receives a scholarship? Congratulations to them! There are several options if you have more funds in your account than you need.
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  • A map of the southwest corner of campus. It shows a red closed area bordered by Yukon Drive to the north, the Student Recreation Center to the east, Tanana Loop to the south and the Butrovich Building to the west. The headline on the map says

    Construction begins on new ski trail

    June 10, 2024

    A large area between the Patty Center and the Butrovich Building will be closed between June 10 and July 15 as crews begin construction on a new ski trail for NCAA-sanctioned cross-country skiing events.
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  • Outside view of the UAF Central Heat and Power Plant.

    Friday Focus: Improving UAF through Facilities Services

    June 07, 2024

    Working at UAF, building new facilities, and making major improvements and repairs, is the coolest job ever. After two years of planning, some good luck with the weather, and the teamwork of many skilled workers, this outage allowed UAF Facilities Services to take the steam system down (impacting heat and hot water) to execute several critical improvements. This was the longest heating and hot water outage we have ever executed. The work we accomplished in those two weeks now allows us to systematically update the steam piping system without campus-wide outages. While the snowfall on the first day did have us making some quick adjustments, the amazing resilience and grace of our Nanook community kept our momentum moving forward, pushing this first critical phase of repairs to be completed on time. We are happy to report all systems are up and running again, and future outages are likely to be shortened as a result of this work. This type of work, especially on systems and buildings that our UAF community relies on, requires a lot of planning and precision to execute.
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  • The UAF Steel Bridge competition team together outside the Usibelli Building.

    UAF student steel bridge team places fourth in the nation

    June 05, 2024

    The UAF College of Engineering and Mines team emerged as a fierce competitor during the Student Steel Bridge Competition National Finals held in Louisiana, clinching 4th place overall out of the 47 participating schools.
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  • A flower bed in full bloom at the Arctic Health Research Building.

    UAF campus flower planting

    June 05, 2024

    Join Facilities Services for the annual campus flower planting on June 5 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
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  • Tom Hough, UAF Military and Veteran Services director

    Friday Focus: Your Department of Military and Veteran Services

    May 31, 2024

    Last week in Chancellor White's Memorial Day message the Chancellor mentioned "At the University of 性十八.cc Fairbanks, we are proud to be a veteran-serving institution. Almost 20% of our student body are veterans, active-duty members, or their dependents." Here in the UAF Department of Military and Veteran Services, we have the great privilege of serving our military-affiliated UAF students. Today I would like to tell you a little more about how we in the UAF Department of Military and Veteran Services work to support our students and engage with our military community here in 性十八.cc and throughout the United States.
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  • June training spotlight: Team-building and collaboration

    May 31, 2024

    This month the UA HR Talent Acquisition and Development Team has curated four training collections, spanning from team-building activities to mentoring, all bound together by the theme of working better together. Whether you want to feel more cohesion within a group, have been tasked with leading a committee or project, or are a supervisor looking for ways to coach your staff, our team-building and collaboration collections have you covered!
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  • Updates to UA Software Request Process

    May 27, 2024

    We've made some updates to the UA Software Request Process, and we're eager to share them with you. Your feedback has been instrumental in these changes, and we appreciate your continued input.
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  • Charlene Stern, vice chancellor for rural, community and Native education

    Friday Focus: College rename, leading the nation

    May 24, 2024

    This week, the UA Board of Regents approved a regulation change that formalized the renaming of UAF's College of Rural and Community Development to the College of Indigenous Studies. This action effectively makes UAF the first public institution of higher education in the Nation to have such a College. The name change which took effect immediately, came as the result of a two-year effort to solicit feedback in the renaming process. In its over 50-year history, CRCD has been known by different names and focused primarily on meeting local and regional educational needs across the Bristol Bay, Northwest, Chukchi, Kuskokwim and Interior 性十八.cc regions.
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  • UAF School of Education receives CAEP accreditation

    May 22, 2024

    UAF teacher licensure programs have earned accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation in spring 2024. CAEP promotes excellence in educator preparation through content and pedagogy, clinical partnerships and practice, candidate recruitment, progression and support, program impact, and quality assurance and continuous improvement.
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  • A UAF shuttle sports a new wrap recently installed onto the vehicle. The van will be used primarily for new and prospective students visiting campus, orientations and campus preview days, and airport shuttles. It is also available by request for researchers on the road.

    UAF shuttle welcomes season with new coat

    May 20, 2024

    In case you haven't spotted it just yet, you'll definitely notice one of the UAF shuttles sporting a new look as the weather has warmed up here in the Interior.
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  • Game design fundamentals workshop

    May 20, 2024

    Unleash your creativity and enjoy delicious food at an upcoming Game Design Fundamentals workshop at The MILL, hosted by the Center for Teaching and Learning. Join Drake Richards, UAF Esports coordinator, and Eric Lonn, CTL media designer, for an exciting and interactive session on the art of making board games fun.
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  • New beginning adult pickleball camp

    May 20, 2024

    UAF Summer Sessions in partnership with the Farthest North Pickleball Club is offering an adult beginning pickleball camp Tuesday and Thursday, June 6-20 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Learn all the basics to start playing on the first day.
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  • Nettie La Belle-Hamer, vice chancellor for research

    Friday Focus: MSI, ANNH and DNA

    May 17, 2024

    In the world of government-generated acronyms, MSI and ANNH are two that are important for us to understand where they come from and why they are important to you and me - and to UAF. Let me start with an acknowledgment that acronyms from the government can be confusing. An appropriate analogy could be what the Opposing Bases podcast hosts call pushing penguins. Spoiler alert - your brain is an iceberg and penguins are knowledge. Penguins jump on only to knock others back into the water, but you really should click the link! I am going to attempt to push as few penguins off the iceberg as possible while inviting several on board, so I won't go into all the details. I want to help you connect the significance of our new eligibility to us, to our six goals, and to UAF's DNA.
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  • Three watercolor images of mountains and trees with Watercolor Wednesday written beneath the images.

    Watercolor Wednesday back for summer

    May 17, 2024

    Watercolor Wednesday is back for the summer! Join Shayla Sackinger in the MILL Makerspace (Bunnell 143) from noon to 2 p.m. to create a finished piece of watercolor art, no experience is required! This is one of our most popular events so please reserve your seat early as space is limited.
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  • Graduate interns learn from subsistence harvesters on an interdisciplinary project in Tyonek, 性十八.cc, combining traditional knowledge and genetics to understand the migration patterns of Chinook salmon.

    Deadline approaching for Community Partnership Development Grant funding opportunity

    May 17, 2024

    性十八.cc Sea Grant invites proposals through May 28, 2024, for seed grants to support the planning of community-based research partnerships and engagement of communities on research teams.
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  • Photo of the UAF community garden sign.

    UAF community garden plots available

    May 17, 2024

    The garden is located between the Fairbanks campus and West Valley High School on the old Fairbanks Street. This program is available to UAF students and employees as well as members of the public.
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  • Over 40 future teachers awarded UA Teacher Internship Scholarship at UAF

    May 15, 2024

    The University of 性十八.cc is in its second year of offering the UA Teacher Internship Scholarship to help those interested in teaching to complete a degree and become a certified teacher for 性十八.cc. The scholarship covers tuition and fees at UA Schools of Education as well as a stipend of up to $10,000 to offset living expenses during the critical full-time internship.
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  • BLaST URE AY2024-2025 research funding

    May 15, 2024

    The Biomedical Learning and Student Training program at UAF invites students to apply now to earn up to $6,000* to conduct research for the 2024-2025 academic year. This award may be used to cover hourly wages, tuition, travel, supplies, and services.
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  • Gender inclusive options now available in Concur profiles

    May 15, 2024

    Concur has introduced an improvement aimed at promoting inclusivity for non-binary travelers. Specifically, within the TSA Secure Flight section of the Concur Travel Profile page, two additional gender options have been incorporated: unspecified (X) and undisclosed (U). This update ensures a broader representation of gender identities, fostering a more inclusive environment for travelers.
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  • Joey Sparaga sifts dirt through a sieve while participating in an archeological field camp at a dig site near Delta Junction.

    Summer, sun and CLA

    May 15, 2024

    Ahhh, summer in Fairbanks! Precious time to enjoy the midnight sun - sitting on a blanket listening to live music, exploring the farmers' markets, treasure hunting at garage sales, sampling diverse food truck cuisines, floating down the river... and taking summer courses through the College of Liberal Arts! Wait? What? Yep! Summer is the perfect time to delve into the Liberal Arts to gain a well-rounded understanding of the world around us, and thus, a foundation that facilitates personal fulfillment, professional achievement, social awareness, and civic engagement.
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  • Four early career researchers have been selected to receive Toolik Field Station's Tundra Award.

    Toolik Field Station names 2024 early career research awardees

    May 14, 2024

    The Institute of Arctic Biology's Toolik Field Station has selected four recipients for their student and early career research Tundra Award in 2024.
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  • Kyle Augustines, a graphic designer with the UAF University Advancement team, takes a moment to celebrate his graduation with Nook.

    Friday Focus: The power of celebration

    May 10, 2024

    Last weekend marked the biggest celebration of the year for UAF. At our 102nd commencement, thousands of people packed the Carlson Center to cheer for the members of the Class of 2024, joining graduates in a raucous round of chanting U! A! F! As they walked across the stage, graduates accepted some well-deserved congratulations from university leaders. They posed for photos with the faculty who made their degrees possible. And they joined the community of more than 35,000 alumni who are the heart of Nanook Nation. Commencement is UAF's largest public event. It's a big deal for the university advancement team.
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  • Five faculty awarded Dennis Demmert Award

    May 08, 2024

    Five faculty were honored in the Dennis Demmert Award ceremony hosted by Rural Student Services on Thur. April 25, 2024
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