Scientists confirm identity of Alaska’s first ichthyosaur

A dinosaur fossil discovered in 1950 in the western Brooks Range is an ichthyosaur, University of Alaska Museum of the North scientists have confirmed. It’s the first ichthyosaur found in Alaska and the largest and most complete specimen known from the state.

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Faculty & Staff

Natural resources school plans research day

The School of Natural Resources and Extension will host a research forum Friday, Dec. 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Wood Center multilevel lounge.

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UA Press holds open house and sale

The University of Alaska Press will hold its annual holiday open house and book sale Dec. 4 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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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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Science and engineering society wins recognition

The UAF Chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society received three awards at the national convention this month.

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Dave Klein, ’53

During his 60-plus years in Alaska, Dave Klein, ’53, has been a student, scientist, advocate, mentor and milker of cows. His indefatigable curiosity and generous spirit draw admiration from fellow biologists and students past and present.

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