News from IARC

Alaskan youth present research at Earth Day symposium

By Maggie House | May 10, 2022

On a sunny spring Earth Day in Fairbanks, over 60 K-12 students gathered from across Alaska to participate in a research symposium. The event was part of Global Learning and…

Married to science: couple works toward a healthier ocean

By Heather McFarland | May 5, 2022

Science is a family affair for Claudine Hauri and Andrew McDonnell. They’re married oceanographers tackling issues like ocean acidification, lagging technology and Alaska’s massive lack of ocean data.  Throughout history…

Student shatters stereotypes, studies plants’ urban evolution

By Heather McFarland | April 5, 2022

When you imagine a scientist conducting cutting edge research, do you imagine a Latina makeup artist who started out in community college? Maybe not, but Cristina Ornelas is proving these…

IARC Annual Report

By Heather McFarland | March 23, 2022

This is the web version of the International Arctic Research Center 2021 annual report. The full publication, along with past years’ reports , can be downloaded from the IARC Communication Products page. Message…

Building a local climate workforce through science that serves

By Heather McFarland | March 16, 2022

Most definitions of science focus on the pursuit of knowledge through rigorous and systematic investigation. For the Kake Climate Partnership, that isn’t enough. “We’re trying to go a step further…