Tue, May 14, 2013
NYT: Hands Across the Melting Ice
Ross Virginia of the UArctic Institute for Applied Circumpolar Policy at Dartmouth College is one of the authors of an Op-Ed piece in the New York Times, Hands Across the Melting Ice
. The article addresses international relations in the circumpolar region in the context of climate change and increased resource extraction.
Mon, Feb 25, 2013
The Economist Arctic Summit
UArctic is proud to be a supporting partner of The Economist's Arctic Summit, March 12, 2013 at the Hotel Bristol in Oslo, Norway. Arctic future-reconciling global, national and community interests.
Tue, Aug 28, 2012
UArctic Article in Arctic Herald
The recent issue of the Russian-English language journal 'Arctic Herald
' features an article on UArctic by President Lars Kullerud, documenting the progress that the organization has made over its first decade. The article is available online in Issue No.2 of Arctic Herald
Tue, Apr 24, 2012
Canadian Minister speaks in favour of UArctic in opening speech of IPY Montreal
In his opening speech to the International Polar Year Conference in Montreal, John Duncan, Canada's Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, spoke in support of the University of the Arctic as one of the important partners in the country's work in circumpolar cooperation.
Fri, Nov 18, 2011
Nunavut college offers Circumpolar Studies course free online
For the first time, Nunavut Arctic College is offering a free online university course to residents of the territory.
Tue, Oct 18, 2011
Reactions to cuts in Canadian funding to UArctic
Several articles have appeared in the Canadian media in reaction to the Canadian government's budget decisions that saw funding for the University of the Arctic drastically cut.
Thu, Oct 13, 2011
UArctic featured in special issue of Nature
A special Arctic issue of Nature has now been published, featuring articles contributed by past UArctic Board Chair Oran Young, current President Lars Kullerud, and Lawson Brigham of the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the UArctic Institute of Applied Circumpolar Policy. Read more online at Nature
Thu, Apr 14, 2011
From 'Reset' to Tech Transfer (Inside Higher Ed News)
A major foreign policy goal of the Obama administration has been to
"reset" U.S.-Russian relations, building ties between the two nations at
all levels. Several Russian university presidents on Wednesday said
that the closer relationship was helping them build much closer ties to
American higher education, with a focus on expanding research
collaboration and embracing something close to an American style of
technology transfer -- a relatively new development for Russia.
Wed, Apr 13, 2011
More power to Arctic people and to the Arctic Council: think tank (Nunatsiaq News)
A report from the Aspen Institute calls for UArctic to focus on community development and participation of indigenous peoples in Arctic governance. (from Nunatsiaq News
Sun, Nov 07, 2010
Call for an Arctic university grows louder (Nunatsiaq News)
Northern leaders in Canada are calling for the creation of a physical university in northern Canada that could work with the University of the Arctic.
Read the full story at Nunatsiaq News.