News from IARC

Free glaciology and marine programs for girls seek applications

By IARC Web Design | December 21, 2016

Inspiring Girls Expeditions is accepting applications through January 31, 2017 for free summer science and wilderness expeditions in Alaska and Washington for girls ages 16 to 17.

Three teams of up to nine teenage girls and three instructors will spend 12 days exploring and learning about mountain glaciers or fjords with tidewater glaciers. They’ll conduct scientific field studies with professional glaciologists, oceanographers, artists and mountaineers.

The three Inspiring Girls trips of 2017 will include Girls on Ice Alaska, Girls On Ice Cascades and Girls in Icy Fjords. They are operated through IARC and the UAF College of Natural Science & Mathematics.

To UAF oceanographer Hauri, communication matters

By IARC Web Design | December 13, 2016

By Nate Bauer  |  IARC researcher Claudine Hauri recognizes the struggle to communicate about complex scientific concepts. Take, for example, “ocean acidification.” “That’s the simplest way we’ve found for talking…

Welcome to the new IARC website!

By IARC Web Design | December 12, 2016

After months of development, the IARC web design & development team presents an updated website for IARC. This includes:

Realignment — we’ve reorganized content to better communicate IARC activities and aid discovery

Redesign — we’ve strengthened our branding and information architecture to provide a better user experience

Science industry meets University: Collaboration with Private Research

By IARC Web Design | October 28, 2016

Thursday, November 10, 2016 | noon–1:15 pm, 501 Akasofu—Explore opportunities and challenges arising from collaboration between university and private research and to encourage broad engagement from the research community.

Climate Change and Health in Alaska

By IARC Web Design | October 11, 2016

October 6, 2016, noon–1:15 p.m., 401 Akasofu—A joint presentation by researchers John Walsh (IARC), Bert Boyer (IAB/Center for Alaska Native Health Research), and Michael Brubaker (Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium)