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Local SAGE2yc Workshop:

Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science 2013

NOTE: This workshop has already occurred.
Read the Conveners' Final Report (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 111kB Apr30 13).

This workshop was held in conjunction with the Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference held in Nome, AK. March 20, 2013 at the UAF Northwest Campus

Workshop Goals

Success in student undergraduate science education often starts with resilient programs at two-year colleges (2YCs). In rural Alaska, the community campuses are playing an increasingly important role in science education as well as developing a competent and technical workforce. This is done through working with K-12 teachers, high school dual credit courses, and providing opportunities for students to conduct research. To do all of this, faculty at Alaskan colleges face substantial challenges; limited resources for travel, isolation, and few opportunities for professional development.

Goals include building or improving:


Workshop was held March 20, 2013 8:00am to 5:30pm, with dinner at 6:30pm


What were the participants expected to do:

Application and Costs

There were no direct costs to attend this workshop.

Participants are invited to attend the Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Conference.

Workshop Registration

Workshop Agenda



The workshop will be held at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Northwest Campus in Nome.


If you would like further information about the workshop, please contact one of conveners listed above.

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