University of Alaska Fairbanks

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
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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.   

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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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The University of Alaska Fairbanks fell just short of a national title at the NCAA Rifle Champions on their home turf over the weekend. For the second year running, the Nanooks placed second to West Virginia University. The margin of victory was just 2 shots, with U.A.F. taking Friday’s small bore match at the Patty Center, and the Mountaineers coming back Saturday, with just enough in the air rifle competition to nab the overall title in the 8 team competition. West Virginia’s Maren Prediger was the top individual shooter. U.A.F.’s Tim Sherry was best Nanook in 8th place.  ###        

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The National Collegiate Athletic Association Division 1 Rifle Championships are being held at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Friday and Saturday. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, the championships bring together shooters capable of extreme accuracy.

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