Alaska frogs stock up on glucose to survive extreme cold

Repeated freezing and thawing might not be good for the average steak, but each fall it seems to help wood frogs prepare to survive Alaska’s winter cold.

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Tuition waiver applications go paper-free

Tuition waiver applications for employees, faculty, staff, adjuncts, spouses and dependents can now be submitted electronically via DocuSign, according to the Office of the Bursar and the Office of Management and Budget.

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Learn about earthquakes, Yup’ik fish camp dolls and more

UAF Summer Sessions & Lifelong Learning is hosting more than 40 free events this summer, including programs about earthquakes, Yup’ik dolls and robotic surgery in the coming week.

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Nanook Hall of Fame 2014 nominations sought

The Alaska Nanooks Athletics Department is accepting nominations for the Nanook Hall of Fame Class of 2014. Submissions are due by April 30.

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Student wins prize for atmospheric observations

Graduate student Jintai Li won a “best poster” prize at the 2014 Coupling, Energetics and Dynamics of Atmospheric Regions meeting in Seattle in June for his work on the use of lidar to observe the atmosphere’s nickel layer.

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Peace Corps takes UAF students across the globe

Through the master’s international program, UAF’s presence is expanding globally. For nearly a decade, students have been able to combine graduate studies with Peace Corps service, earning a master’s degree and gaining relevant and valuable international experience at the same time.

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