University of Alaska Fairbanks

During a recent hike in a forested area just west of Fairbanks, Glenn Juday explains why so many of the trees are sickly.


Celebrating Salisbury

Aug 7, 2015
University of Alaska Fairbanks

A memorial event for late University of Alaska Fairbanks Theatre program founder Lee Salisbury is happening tomorrow (Sat.) at U.A.F. Salisbury died in Seattle in March at the age of 87. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, a large contingent of speakers and performers plan to be on hand to celebrate Salisbury’s legacy.

Climate change is destroying the historical record of Arctic peoples.


Repeated cases of actual or alleged police brutality, have spurred conversation about officer worn body cameras across the U.S. As KUAC’s Karen Simmons reports, the technology has already proven effective in Fairbanks police departments.

Dogs Comfort Students

May 8, 2015
Dan Bross / KUAC

Dogs helped ease the stress of finals this week at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

Alaska Satellite Facility

University of Alaska Fairbanks scientists provided critical satellite observations following this past weekend’s big earthquake in Nepal. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, it took quick action to get out information vital to assessment and disaster response.

UAF

Outgoing University of Alaska Fairbanks Chancellor Brian Rogers is dispelling rumors that illness forced his recent decision to retire this summer. Chancellor Rogers, who was also a candidate to become the new president of the University of Alaska system, spoke during a wide ranging campus forum Tuesday.  KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

University of Alaska Fairbanks

The University of Alaska Fairbanks has released a list of academic program cuts and changes in response to reduced state funding.  As KUAC’s Dan Bross the cost saving measures are the first of numerous expected as UAF tries to cover an over 20 million dollar budget hole.   

Dan Bross / KUAC

The repercussions of reduced state funding are hitting home at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports some academic programs are going away.

Caroline Herve'

Northern indigenous people have adapted to western style government while retaining a traditional cooperative approach to leadership. That’s the finding of Quebec, Canada based political anthropologist Caroline Herve'.  KUAC’s Dan Bross reports on the work of the Herve, who’s currently based at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

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