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UAF researcher works on mission to Pluto

UAF researcher works on mission to Pluto

Image NASA/Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research InstituteAn artist’s rendition of the New Horizons space probe to Pluto. A...

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History cast in stone

History cast in stone

Photo by Kevin MayMuseum staff will make a mold of the cornerstone for a cast which will be featured in a 2017 exhibit about the university’s centennial. Imagine...

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Photo courtesy Alaska and Polar Regions Collections, Elmer E. Rasmuson Library Laying of the cornerstone of the Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines July, 4 1915.

University to mark centennial of cornerstone dedication

Photo courtesy Alaska and Polar Regions Collections, Elmer E. Rasmuson Library Laying of the cornerstone of the Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines July,...

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UAF’s Rural Alaska Honors Institute to recognize 59 graduates

After six weeks of challenging academics, community service and hands-on learning, 59 rural and Alaska Native high school students will be recognized during the...

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The northern boreal bird nursery

The northern boreal bird nursery

  Photo by Ned Rozell A robin chick in a nest near the Middle Fork of the Chandalar River. MIDDLE FORK, CHANDALAR RIVER — Two-hundred miles straight north...

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Fin whales discovered dead near Kodiak Island

Photo by MV Kennicott crew courtesy NOAA The first of several dead fin whales, later named FW01, floats outside Marmot Bay on May 23. At least nine fin whales have...

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UAF student selected for marine policy fellowship in D.C.

UAF student selected for marine policy fellowship in D.C.

Photo by Loraine NaaktgeborenErin Shew stands on the bank of the Yukon River at Eagle, Alaska. Erin Shew, a graduate student in Arctic and northern studies at the...

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Glaciers melting in Alaska region push up sea level

Glaciers melting in Alaska region push up sea level

Paul Claus with Operation IceBridge Alaska flies a lidar survey over the crevassed Tana Glacier in Southcentral Alaska. Photo by Chris Larsen. The Alaska region’s...

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An intriguing rock in the Alaska wilderness

An intriguing rock in the Alaska wilderness

  NEAR THE MIDDLE FORK, CHANDALAR RIVER — Our knees pressed into crunchy lichen, three of us hunch around a rock the size of a postage stamp. Peter Jenniskens,...

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UAF seeks nominations for alumni awards

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni Association is accepting nominations for its annual alumni awards, including the Distinguished Alumnus Award. The association...

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