U.S. Embassy in Sweden hosted on November 25th, 2014, the world premiere of four short films that U.S. Embassy Stockholm made with Swedish superstar Felix Herngren and the World Wildlife Fund highlighting climate change and the Arctic.   Please see the trailer for Our Shared Arctic below. The full playlist can be found here


Experience life in another North by studying at another UArctic partner, if you are currently a student at a participating UArctic member institution. See the north2north program page for more details.




II International Arctic Legal Forum "Conservation and Sustainable Development of the Arctic: legal aspects" was held in St. Petersburg, Russia, Nov 12-15, 2014. The forum was attended by the representatives of Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia and Far East (RAIPON). (Original article: raipon.info)



ACUNS scholarships announced

Fri, Nov 21, 2014
The ACUNS Canadian Northern Studies Trust offers a variety of awards in support of northern research at the undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral level. The competition for the 2015-16 is now open!


Antioch University New England has highlighted its recent membership in UArctic during a visit by UArctic President Lars Kullerud and Vice-President Organization Outi Snellman, as reported in the Keene Sentinal. Antioch president Stephen Jones is the former chair of UArctic's Board of Governors.

Lapland University Press has released a new book on art and design, Relate North 2014: Engagement, Art and Representation. Edited by Timo Jokela and Glen Coutts, this is the first international peer-reviewed publication produced as part of the work of the UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Sustainable Arts and Design (ASAD).

North Eastern Federal University in Yakutsk, Russia, (NEFU named after M.K. Ammosov) is holding a PhD course within the Uarctic Thematic Network Arctic Extractive Industries this week. The workshop is from November 9 to November 15, 2014.