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Studying the Weather and Climate of Alaska Across a Network of Observers

Weather and Climate of Alaska is an undergraduate course for nonscience majors where students study meteorology from their home as part of a statewide network of classmates. The students draw on their experience of the weather and climate by observing weather locally and sharing their work with classmates across the state. The goal of the class is to have this cohort of students understand weather and climate through exploring the relationships between processes at the local, regional, and global scales.

Mars in 2033?

The USA Special Edition "Mars in 2033?: Here We Come" is now on newsstands. It is also available to you electronically by clicking on the image below. Enjoy!

NASA Selects Proposals for Student Flight Research Opportunities

In the fall of 2015, over a dozen UAF engineering and science students, working in the Space Systems Engineering Program, wrote and submitted a proposal to the NASA Undergraduate Student Instrument Project (USIP) opportunity. On April 6, 2016, NASA announced that the UAF proposal was one of the 47 selected, receiving $200,000.