University of Alaska Fairbanks

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The University of Alaska Fairbanks is taking action to address workforce diversity and equity issues. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, the move is prompted by employees.

The downstream impacts of last year’s “river piracy” …

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Scientists from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and Colorado College have unraveled the mystery of a red waterfall in Antarctica. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, the research unveils mechanisms potentially at work in other polar glaciers.

Planning for the ‘Fairbanks Ministerial’ …

UAF Faculty: No Confidence In Johnsen

Feb 7, 2017
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The Faculty Senate at the University of Alaska Fairbanks passed a resolution of “No Confidence” in UA President Jim Johnsen yesterday (Mon.). UAA professors passed a similar resolution last month. As KUAC’s Robyne reports, the UAF Faculty Senate, which also passed a resolution yesterday questioning basing of the UA College of Education out of the University of Alaska Southeast, says President Johnsen is making budget decisions without adequate faculty input.

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Longtime University of Alaska Fairbanks aurora researcher and Fairbanks based writer Neil Davis has died. According to UAF, the emeritus professor of geophysics died December 10th at the age of 84. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, Davis is remembered as a talented scientist and communicator.

The University of Alaska Fairbanks has completed investigation of a campus rape case. Citing confidentiality rules, the university will not comment on the September 2016 case, but as KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, the victim is again speaking out.

Back To Alaska

Nov 30, 2016
Melissa Prince

A University of Alaska Fairbanks professor is pursuing a dream. Documentary film professor Rob Prince is on sabbatical in his former home state of Michigan, where he has acquired an iconic 35 year old sports car. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, the car is the centerpiece of a planned transcontinental trip and film project.

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is under fire for its response to a campus rape case. A UAF student accuses the university of failing to adequately support and protect her, and as KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, the criticism follows efforts by the university to improve its sexual assault response process.

3-D Printing Saves Time, Money

Jul 13, 2016
Robyne / KUAC

A classroom in downtown Fairbanks has the beginnings of a science-fiction story turning practical reality. There are 20 computers hooked up to 20 three-D printers in a lab at University of Alaska’s Community and Technical College or CTC. Teachers there believe it is going to be a huge game-changer for Alaska to “print” objects instead of buying them from an outside source. KUAC’s reporter Robyne visited the lab to find out if it is true.