Applications now available for the The New Generation of Polar Researchers (NGPR) Symposium for Early Career Scientists Conducting Polar Research during the IPY. Application Deadline is October 15, 2007.

IPY Sea Ice Day

Wed, Sep 19, 2007
The International Polar Year (IPY) will launch "Sea Ice Day," its first International Polar Day, on Friday, 21 September 2007.



The Cold Climate Housing Research Center in Fairbanks, Alaska, is organizing a Forum on sustainable building in the North in conjunction with the International Polar Year. It will be held from October 28-30 in Fairbanks. The Forum is titled "Sustainable Northern Shelter in a World of Diminishing Resources", and will cover the...

During the winter and spring of 2007, the readers of the online version of the Finnmark Dagblad were in for a treat; they could follow the daily life of a student from their community as she discovered the American Arctic in Fairbanks, Alaska.

The Faculty of Foreign Languages of Yakutsk State University within the framework of Russian Humanitarian Scientific Foundation projects and the University of the Arctic Thematic Network “World Image of Indigenous Peoples of the North” are organizing the international scientific conference “The Problems of Philology and Cross...


When Harry Borlase graduated from Goose High School (Labrador, Canada) in 2001, he never expected that his future plans would involve the North. However, following a few years hiatus from the land of ice and snow, Harry is very pleased to be returning back to the north. This September, 24 year-old Harry will be starting...

Due to immense student interest, all BCS online courses are now completely full. The International Academic Office cannot accept new student registrations for the Fall Semester, 2007.