The University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) will host the first fully developed international Model Arctic Council 9-15 March, 2016, in conjunction with the Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW). The deadline to apply has been extended until Nov 20. Apply today!

Research Professor Timo Koivurova has been named as the new director of the Arctic Centre (University of Lapland) for the period 2016-2020. Koivurova, who has led the Arctic Centre's Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law also serves as lead of the UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Law. Announcement (in Finnish).

UiT - The Arctic University of Norway and UArctic will use the opportunity of the COP21 climate summit in Paris to convene interested researchers, students and other stakeholders across disciplines and sectors for a day-long structured discussion at the French-Norwegian Center at FMSH on Dec 4, 2015.

The latest addition to the INTERACT products, a highly illustrated popular science book INTERACT Stories of Arctic Science, was launched at the Arctic Circle 2015 conference in Reykjavik.

In an interview for the University of Alaska Anchorage Green and Gold News, two north2north students from Umeå University and the University of Lapland talk about the challenges and benefits of doing a northern exchange. Read the full article on the UAA Green and Gold webpages.

UArctic, represented by President Lars Kullerud, participated in the Himalayan University Consortium Summit, Oct 28-30, 2015 in Kathmandu, Nepal. The Himalayan University Consortium (HUC) is a similar international network to UArctic, consisting of higher education institutions in the Himalayan region.