59 min ago
UAF researchers contribute to global glacier study
Fairbanks, Alaska- Alaska's melting glaciers remain one of the largest contributors to the world's rising sea levels, say two University of Alaska Fairbanks scientists.
5 hrs ago
Financial blow for Alaskan volcano monitoring
Volcanologists who monitor eruptions of Alaskan volcanoes are scrambling to cope with US federal budget cuts - even as the Pavlof volcano, 1,000 kilometres southwest of Alaska's biggest city, Anchorage, spouts a towering ash plume that is threatening plane flights.
Tue May 21, 2013
Alaska Journal of Commerce
Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced on Monday that three more states would join the ranks of those given permission to ignore parts of the federal No Child Left Behind law in favor of their own school improvement plans.
Mon May 20, 2013
A-Infos Radio Project
Radio Ecoshock Show: Who will control the world's climate? , Segment 1
All interviews by Alex Smith of Radio Ecoshock. Clips of Julie Brigham-Grette from You tube at University of Massachusetts, Amherst, presented by www.frontierscientists.com, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
Sun May 19, 2013
World Record Set for Tightest Residential Building
Earlier this year, the World Record Academy awarded a home in Dillingham, Alaska with the record for the Tightest Residential Building .
Sat May 18, 2013
Archaeology curator applicant to give talk
An anthropologist seeking a job as archaeology curator at the University of Alaska Museum of the North will speak at a public seminar on prehistoric subsistence next week.
Thu May 16, 2013
Clark professor studies glacier contributions to sea level rise
Ninety-nine percent of all of Earth's land ice is locked up in the massive Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets.
Anchorage Daily News
Borough approves money for UA Fairbanks recycling
The funding was provided after campus officials threatened to shut down community recycling bins in a parking lot on June 1 if the borough did not come up with a contribution.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Biggest and Weirdest Maars on Earth
In Alaska, where the winter runs colder, the sun shines longer and the mountains rise taller than any other state, the Land of the Midnight Sun can claim another superlative: The biggest and strangest maars ever found on Earth.
Fresh lava flows off Pavlof volcano on May 13, 2013. The photo was taken from a plane at about 10,500 feet.
Tue May 14, 2013
Showcase Your Pioneering Invention At The 2013 Arctic Innovation Competition & Win Up To $10,000
If you're looking to win some major cash for sharing your ground-breaking invention or product, and are able to go to Fairbanks, Alaska to do so, then I've got the contest for you! This has to be one of the most open-ended contests that I've ever reported on, but the University of Alaska Fairbanks is hosting its yearly Arctic Innovation Competition ... (more)
Sat May 11, 2013
Anchorage Daily News
Molly Rettig: Using climate data to predict snow in Alaska
In Alaska, our lives revolve around the weather. When it comes to predicting conditions like temperature, snow and rain, the best glimpse into the future comes from climate models.
Fri May 10, 2013
Photo by Emily Schwing, KUAC - Fairbanks.
In June, the University of Alaska Fairbanks will discontinue its recycling program.
Wed May 08, 2013
Capital City Weekly
New wave of seismic modeling
Red and blue waves triggered by a magnitude 4.6 earthquake rippled outward from the Anchorage area and fizzled out after 45 seconds.
The Daily Courier
Prescott High's Childers to play women's basketball for Alaska-Fairbanks
Senior forward Autumn Childers, a four-year letterman for the Prescott High girls' basketball team, recently signed a letter of intent to play women's basketball for NCAA Division 2 University of Alaska-Fairbanks starting in 2013-14. Childers received a full-ride scholarship to Alaska-Fairbanks, which is a member of the Great Northwest Athletic ... (more)
Mon May 06, 2013
Oil and Environment Expert Visits NZ
American geologist and energy expert Mark Myers is attending ENEX , New Zealand's oil and gas event next month, to share his expertise in handling the commercial, political and social challenges of exploration in environmentally sensitive regions.
Small Explosive Eruptions at Cleveland in Alaska
An AVHRR satellite image of Cleveland volcano in Alaska, taken May 4, 2012. The bright dot in the lower middle of the image is the summit of Cleveland, showing elevated temperatures.
Sat May 04, 2013
Man pleads guilty to attempted sex assault at UAF
A 21-year-old Fairbanks man was sentenced to one year behind bars after pleading guilty to attempted sexual assault.
UA prof. lauded for energy-efficient home
When Tom Marsik began work on his new home in Dillingham in 2010, the former Fairbanks resident had a lofty goal of building the most efficient structure he could imagine.
Wed May 01, 2013
Snowy Spring Snaps Records Across US
In interior Alaska yesterday and today , residents hauled out handheld ice scrapers to excavate cars and trucks blanketed by a late-season snowstorm.