Saturday, July 20, 2024

Tag: UAF

University of Alaska Fairbanks to eliminate economics degree

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — The University of Alaska Fairbanks is discontinuing its economics degree program. The Board of Regents made the decision to cut the...

Dog partner enhances hike across Alaska

I suspected my brief dogless period was coming to an end when my wife and daughter were looking at puppies on the Internet. We had...

Daily respites during a summer-long walk

JIM RIVER — On this cobble bar north of the Arctic Circle, it is a fine day. The sky is a sheet of blue,...

High summer along the pipeline’s path

YUKON RIVER — It's high summer, past the solstice. Everything is alive here on the path of the Trans-Alaska pipeline. Since I started this hike...

Cutting public health centers is a bad idea

Commentary By Jennifer Meyer For The Cordova Times In Governor Walker’s third state of the state address the following. “By the end of this year, we will have...

UAF study: Narwhals alter behavior to avoid killer whales

A new study led by a University of Alaska Fairbanks scientist finds that narwhals are staying active and close to shore to avoid killer...

Alaska Science Forum: Tight evidence for what killed St. Paul mammoths

By Ned Rozell The Alaska Geophysical Institute Using the tiniest of clues, scientists have determined what probably killed the woolly mammoths of St. Paul Island —...

Grants available for groundfish studies

Funds totaling $500,000 are available from the Pollock Conservation Cooperative Research Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks for research projects in 2017 in...

New insights gained into how northern fur seals feed

Ocean going drones in the Bering Sea are helping researchers with the Alaska Fisheries Science Center gain new insight into the foraging habits of...