A newly-formed working group in Kotzebue hopes to engage many different voices in Arctic communities to collaborate on Alaska’s most pressing environmental issues.
Carrie Stevens, assistant professor of tribal management at UAF, defines nation building as a process to have self-determined community and economic development, and the increase in the ability to self-govern.
Down 15 students from last year, Nome Public Schools will receive less money from the state’s enrollment funding.
With a swipe of a smartphone, locals can submit their environmental observations, and there’s even an app aimed at preventing further change.
University officials recently visited UAF’s Northwest Campus to discuss the issue of sexual assault in Nome, but it was hard to draw connections between efforts in Fairbanks and actions in Nome.
Each club will help high school students explore potential career paths in teaching. The goal is to encourage homegrown teachers and reduce turnover.
More than a dozen 1-credit courses are about 40 percent cheaper this fall after a grant from Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation.
UAF faces a $20 million shortfall, and that means deeper cuts being felt acutely in Nome and other rural campuses.
A dispute over the height of North America’s tallest mountain may be resolved this week, as surveyors climb to the top of Mount McKinley.
While studying Chinook salmon in the Bering Sea, researchers found themselves in the wake of an unlikely killer.