Student Research Symposium and Fisheries Open House

Join us April 6-7, 2018 for the 22nd Annual Student Research Symposium and Fisheries Open House located at 17101 Point Lena Loop Road, Juneau!


The Student Research Symposium will be held on Friday, April 6th, from 9 am to 5 pm. The symposium will feature a series of talks by graduate students that highlight the breadth of UA research on freshwater and marine ecosystems and its contributions to sustainable fisheries in Alaska. It is sponsored by the Alaska Chapter of the American Fisheries Society.

The Fisheries Open House will be held on Saturday, April 7th, from 9 am to 1 pm. Learn more about the UA Fisheries programs and join us for a morning of activity-based science exploration for all ages, including touch tanks, science games, microscope discovery, and more.

Visitors are welcome to drop-in at any time for both events, which are free and open to all ages. All events will be help at the UAF College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (17101 Point Lena Loop Road, Juneau). For more information, including the full symposium schedule, please contact:

Anne Beaudreau ( 796-5454)

Application Period for BRIGHT Girls Academy Opens March 1

Are you a girl entering 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade next fall? Do you enjoy the outdoors? If you or someone you know fits this description, then Bright Girls is for you!

The BRIGHT Girls Academy is a free two-week, hands-on learning experience where high school- aged girls work in teams to explore harbor seals and their ocean habitat. Expect to explore a glacial fjord by boat, hike out to a glacier, take pictures, use science tools and technology, take measurements in the field and the lab, and explore the outdoors with new friends including women scientists.


When: June 18-29

Where: Lena Point and Auke Bay

Cost: Free! (thanks to the National Science Foundation for the generous support)


Applications are accepted from March 1st -April 1st. Contact Laura Oxtoby ( for more information.


Hope to see you there!