The University of Alaska Foundation Board of Directors named Dr. Tod A. Burnett as President of the University of Alaska Foundation and Chief Development Officer of the University of Alaska.
A storybook for third-graders and an history book for high school students will be written by local experts and distributed for free to help young people and the public access detailed, accurate information on the Alutiiq past.
The Alaska Native Heritage Center has been awarded a $1.25 million grant to launch Unguwat: Resilience & Connection, a new Indigenous wellness project to serve young Alaska Native people.
The rapidly melting Malaspina Glacier in southeastern Alaska’s Wrangell-St. Elias National Park could create a new ocean bay, one feature in what may be the largest landscape transformation underway in the United States.
The AEO will drive coordination and collaboration on DOE’s many activities in the Arctic region including international cooperation on Arctic issues, research on methane hydrates, and development of advanced micro grids and nuclear power systems.
According to UAA Chancellor Cathy Sandeen, when adjusted for inflation, the University of Alaska state budget is at 1997/1998 funding levels.