A UAF study found that arctic ground squirrels’ bodies transform existing nutrients into resources that can be used to build back tissue that atrophies during hibernation.
Both scholarly and affable, Terrence Cole was a beloved and respected professor at UAF, where he taught for 30 years and penned key works about Alaska.
Health officials have described contact tracing as critical to help contain the spread of the coronavirus. But, as the number of infections soars in Alaska, contact tracers, including Knudsen, are feeling the strain.
The university is asking everyone who may have been exposed or have even mild symptoms to report them immediately so they can test those individuals and find close contacts.
University of Alaska President Pat Pitney announced Wednesday that Carey will now lead the University of Alaska Southeast. Carey has been interim chancellor since July, when former Chancellor Rick Caulfield retired.
Detecting COVID-19 in wastewater could help communities prepare for new waves of infections before public health officials see rising cases.
A new study proves for the first time that people who lived in Interior Alaska more than 11,000 years ago ate salmon along with big game like bison.
McCandless’s sister says the bus can be a powerful educational tool, including about the mistakes her brother made that led to his starvation in the wilderness.
Between the University’s Juneau, Ketchikan and Sitka campuses there are just over 2,000 students enrolled.
Interim President Pat Pitney cited “distrust of the process.”