A short film produced by University of Alaska Fairbanks faculty member Maya Salganek has been selected to appear in the imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival in Toronto later this fall.
A newly awarded federal grant will allow the University of Alaska Fairbanks to purchase a new piece of science equipment for analyzing isotope ratios of heavy elements such as strontium and mercury. The instrument will be the first of its kind in Alaska, allowing University of Alaska students to do isotope analysis without traveling to the Lower 48.
The University of Alaska Press released “Building Fires in the Snow: A Collection of Alaska LGBTQ Short Fiction and Poetry” edited by Martha Amore and Lucian Childs. Diversity has always been central to Alaska identity, as the state’s population consists of people with many different backgrounds, viewpoints and life experiences. This book opens a window onto these diverse … Continue reading UA Press releases book celebrating diverse LGBTQ communities in Alaska
University of Alaska Fairbanks Professor of Music Emeritus David Stech has spent the past several decades dedicated to the challenge of transcribing Marcel Dupré’s legendary pipe organ performances to musical notation.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni Association will honor Anchorage engineer Chantal Walsh with its 2016 Distinguished Alumnus Award. Six other distinguished alumni will also be honored during the Nanook Rendezvous reunion.
Mike Seper is one of thousands starting the semester at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Like more and more of his classmates, though, he’s never been to Fairbanks. You’ll find Seper, an MBA student, an hour and 20 minutes west of St. Louis in a small trailer office, which acts as the gateway to a mile-long course of cables zigzagging through Missouri’s infamous hills. “I always knew I wanted to own my own business,” he said, “but wasn’t sure what it would be.” In 2010 it became clear, and he opened Eco Zipline.
NASA has chosen Jessica Cherry as one of its top 100 astronaut candidates in the agency’s most recent recruitment. Cherry, a UAF research associate professor, was picked from more than 18,300 people who applied.