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UA prioritizes its way through budget cuts

...University of Alaska Fairbanks Research costs money, and Alaska's primary research institution, the University of Alaska Fairbanks, receives the largest share of state funding, despite having a significantly smaller student body than the...
Smartphone app identifies invasive weeds

...presence. The free app allows users to take a photo of an unknown plant and submit it to a team from the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension service. The person on the receiving end of the app is invasive plants instructor Gino...
Alaska's berry crop varies by region

...blessing for berry pickers. "Painting a broad brush, it's a good year," said Pat Holloway, retired University of Alaska Fairbanks horticulture professor. "But you'll still hear people grumbling." Not all berry patches are thriving...
Hundreds gather to remember drama professor Lee Salisbury

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Hundreds of people gathered on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus Saturday to remember professor and theater director Lee Harvey Salisbury.The more-than-two-hour memorial service...
Drivers from around state, including Lance Mackey, flock to Twin City

Friday and Saturday's second annual Alaska Dirt Track Shootout at Twin City Raceway in Kenai provided drivers an opportunity to race with no points on the line, and with a contingent of racers from Fairbanks and the Matanuska-Susitna valleys down to challenge the locals, man and machine put on a display for another capacity crowd.As part of the Progress Days celebration, track points are put on hold for a chance at the $10,000 purse that is dispersed to the top-five finishers across six classes of racing.

...Sarah King of Fairbanks would go to Uto, on an island farther south. Ayshe Yeager, 22 and a graduate of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, would go north to Date and Jennifer Lorenz, a 26-year-old graduate of the University of Alaska Anchorage...
UAA shortfall hits KPC

The University of Alaska Fairbanks announced on Wednesday a $13 million shortfall for the 2016 fiscal year. The effects will be felt across Kenai Peninsula College...
What others say: Sen. Murkowski's bipartisan effort would help Alaska, U.S.

...that would impact Alaska villages - and much of the research for those systems is being done locally at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Center for Energy and Power.Still, the bill isn't a Christmas tree for Alaska - far from it. Sens...
New resource for local growers

...Extension Service, is filling the Agriculture and Horticulture Agent position with the Kenai Peninsula's University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service office that has been vacant for more than one year."People on the South Peninsula...
University of Alaska to cut programs

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The University of Alaska plans to eliminate or suspend a number of majors this year to deal with an ongoing budgetary squeeze on the state's public universities.


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