Thursday, 5 March 2009

Shared Voices - Monthly newsletter for the University of the Arctic

Shared Voices
Monthly newsletter for the University of the Arctic


This newsletter is sent periodically to keep those interested in UArctic informed about

its activities and development.  You can  subscribe to receive Shared Voices

announcements in UArctic Shared Voices website .


All news items found in the Shared Voices newsletter can also be accessed from

UArctic Recent News .


UArctic Events and Opportunities can be accessed from here .

Call for Reviewers - The Northern Review
yukon-collegeThe Northern Review, a peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal of the humanities and social sciences, based at Yukon College in Whitehorse, Canada, seeks reviewers for recent books in northern studies.
UArctic President Attends International Experts Meeting on Climate Change
Lars Kullerud Lars Kullerud, President of the University of the Arctic (UArctic), along with other UArctic representatives, is attending the UNESCO International Experts Meeting on Climate Change and Arctic Sustainable Development: scientific, social, cultural and educational challenges, March 3-6, in Monaco.
Position Announcement - Rural Energy Specialist
Alaska Center for Energy and PowerThe Alaska Center for Energy and Power at the University of Alaska Fairbanks seeks applicants to fill the position of Rural Energy Specialist.
Archaeological Field School Announcement
UAF logoThe University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) will be excavating at the Mead site, near Delta Junction, Alaska, as part of a summer field school directed by Dr. Ben A. Potter and Dr. Charles E. Holmes.
Student from Canada Discovers Finland
Moses1With a name like Moses Hernandez, one wouldn't expect him to be from the North. 
UArctic Regional Offices Successfully Established!
Circulpolar_Logo2Bodø University College hosted the meeting for the UArctic Regional Offices of Undergraduate Studies in late January. The purpose of the meeting was to review the first year of having established Regional Offices. It has been a year of transition, but also one of remarkable growth.
2009 Gordon Global Fellowships
The Walter and Duncan Gordon FoundationThe Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation is delighted to announce the 2009 call for applications for the Gordon Global Fellowship programme.
Undergraduate Summer Field Course Announcement
UofManitobaThe University of Manitoba announces an undergraduate summer field course: Wildlife and Ethnoecology of the Manitoba Coastal Region.
New Publication Available
AC_markThe Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland has published high quality brochures of a declaration on the coexistence of oil and gas activities and indigenous communities on Nenets and other territories in the Russian North. The brochures are available in English or Russian.
New Program at GPRC - First of its Kind in North America
GPRC LogoThe new Older Adult Fitness and Wellness specialization in the Fitness Leadership program at GPRC was formally announced today in conjunction with a Fitness Fair hosted at the College to celebrate the event. Students are now enrolling in the specialization year of the program, which begins September 2009.

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