Check out the nominees for this year’s Engineering Project of the Year, awarded at EWeek 2020.
The University of Alaska Board of Regents voted to increase the amount undergraduate students pay for college tuition by 5 percent beginning in fall semester 2020 but directed the administration to invest $1.5 million of tuition revenue to financial aid for students at each university.
Students in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District will soon have the opportunity to complete their high school careers with up to two years of college credit, tuition-free.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks’ online bachelor’s degree programs have been ranked among the top 100 by US News & World Report.
Senior geotechnical engineer at PND Engineers gives back to alma mater, becomes a board member of the UAF College of Engineering and Mines Advisory and Development Council.
In August, UAF scientist Ben Jones was hiking near Drew Point on the northern coast of Alaska. He noticed pilot Jim Webster walking toward him, while flicking a little yellow frisbee his way.
Researchers from the University of Alaska Fairbanks are mapping oil and gas seeps off Alaska’s coast to better understand hydrocarbon resources and seafloor ecosystems.
Most of the large animals that have walked the surface of Earth the last 100,000 years are no longer here. Why?
In order to help meet the challenge of educating and training Alaska’s workforce, the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) works closely with local industries to constantly align its programs. UAA’s Community & Technical College, for instance, offers one, two, and four-year degrees in high-demand areas such as aviation, hospitality, construction, safety, computer technology, automotive, diesel, and welding. Each program has its own volunteer industry advisory board.
Adding dirt to ice makes it darker, which can help it absorb more sunlight. About one-quarter inch of rocks on top of glacier ice acts like a black tarp, melting the glacier faster. If the rock coating is thicker, which is often the case, it acts as insulation.