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State Budget Cuts Diminish UAF Morale

Mar 20, 2019
UAF

The University of Alaska is slated to be reduced 17 percent next year if Governor Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget is approved. Today UAF Chancellor Dan White hosted a forum on staff morale, attended by about 150 in person and more online. But  morale was a workplace topic long before this legislative session.


A disappointing climate plan for indigenous leaders …


Arctic Council

Indigenous peoples of the Arctic don’t want international tensions in the region.


Arctic Council

Now that the United States has assumed chairmanship of the Arctic Council, the University of Alaska Fairbanks will play a central role in carrying out the U.S. agenda in the region, UAF’s top two administrators said Friday.

Tim Ellis/KUAC

Alaska Native and University of Alaska-Fairbanks officials hosted a ceremony on the campus’s West Ridge yesterday to unveil a sign marking the location of the planned Troth Yeddha Park and Indigenous Studies Center.

The name roughly translates to the place where Athabascan people once harvested troth, a tuber that looks and tastes like a sweet potato.