University of Alaska System

UAF sees opportunity in unmanned aircraft systems

FAIRBANKS — Alaska has been on the cutting edge of unmanned aircraft research for years thanks to the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The question now… Continue reading

 

Local volunteer earns doctorate

Jonathan Richar of Trapper Creek graduated from the University of Alaska Fairbanks Graduate School of Fisheries and Ocean Science in Juneau, with a doctorate in… Continue reading

 

Alaska Business Week registration now open; students invited to apply

Registration for Alaska Business Week, which will run July 27-Aug. 2, is open. The application deadline is May 30.Alaska Business Week, or ABW,  is a… Continue reading

 

Senate Finance unveils $1.9 billion capital budget

JUNEAU — The Senate Finance Committee unveiled a $1.9 billion capital budget Monday, which co-chair Kevin Meyer said was in keeping with the goal of… Continue reading

UA to study integrating drones into U.S. airspace

JUNEAU — News that Alaska has been chosen as a test site for the integration of drones into U.S. airspace is being welcomed by state… Continue reading

New $2.5M grant targets fisheries technology jobs

The University of Alaska Southeast Sitka Campus will receive $2.5 million for the growth and expansion of its fisheries technology degree program. The grant will… Continue reading

UA plans strategy for federal budget cuts

FAIRBANKS (AP) — When Carla Beam prepared a report on the so-called “fiscal cliff” for the University of Alaska Board of Regents in December, she… Continue reading

Alaska In Brief

Parnell adopted into Tlingit clan SAXMAN — Gov. Sean Parnell was adopted into the Eagle Killer Whale Clan of the Tlingit people during a ceremony… Continue reading

The University of Alaska Fairbanks unveiled its newest housing development, the Sustainable Village on Oct. 3 on the UAF campus. Unlike the generic dorms scattered across most campuses, these four units, which house 17 students and were built in cooperation with the Cold Climate Housing Research Center, form a living research project that supporters say could reshape construction techniques in the North.

UA Fairbanks unveils cold weather housing experiment

FAIRBANKS (AP) — The University of Alaska Fairbanks’ grand experiment in sustainable student housing has officially begun. UAF unveiled its newest housing development, the Sustainable… Continue reading

The University of Alaska Fairbanks unveiled its newest housing development, the Sustainable Village on Oct. 3 on the UAF campus. Unlike the generic dorms scattered across most campuses, these four units, which house 17 students and were built in cooperation with the Cold Climate Housing Research Center, form a living research project that supporters say could reshape construction techniques in the North.
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