Thu, Jul 28, 2011
The UArctic International Secretariat wishes to express its most sincere condolences to everyone affected by the recent tragic events in Oslo and Utøya, Norway. We are all saddened by the dreadful events, and our thoughts and prayers go out to our dear UArctic families in Norway.

New Thematic Networks approved

Mon, Jul 25, 2011
Four new Thematic Networks have been approved at the 14th Council meeting of the University of the Arctic, joining the existing set of 17 networks.

Dr. Elena Kudryashova, Rector of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NArFU) in Arkhagelsk, Russia has been elected to the University of the Arctic's Board of Governors at the recent Council meeting in Lapland.

The University of the Arctic has appointed Richard D. Boone, Professor of Ecosystem Ecology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks as the its new dean and lead of UArctic's Graduate Studies strategic area. Richard takes over the role of leading the Graduate Studies area from Pierre-Andre Forest (University of Lapland) and Larr...

UArctic welcomes new members

Mon, Jul 04, 2011
During its 14th Council meeting in Rovaniemi, the University of the Arctic officially approved new full members, both in the categories of higher education institutions and other organizations. In addition, the organization approved its first 'associate members' from outside the circumpolar region, following the approval of t...