According to Dr. Goldsmith's research, the state government's assets could generate enough earnings in fiscal year 2016 to pay the Permanent Fund dividend, boost the size of the Permanent Fund, and cut the expected General Fund deficit from $3.3 billion to just over $1 billion.
Chow down on the fair food, scream on the rides, pet the farm animals, play the carnival games, gamble on the mouse, buy fun stuff, stare in wonder at giant veggies, watch Native dancers, listen to music, drink beer and... whew! much, much more.
Hosted by the State of Alaska and Institute of the North, this program will review Alaska industry sectors, assess their potential for Foreign Direct Investment and highlight sector-specific opportunities that will assist Alaska in diversifying its economy.
This youth-focused event will provide university students with an opportunity to hear from international and local experts about how the dramatic stories of today’s rapidly changing Arctic can be shared through visual media like film, video games, photography, and social media, and how the youth perspective can be amplified through different communications mechanisms. (It is recommended that high school students work with their schools to attend).
You are invited to join a panel of experts for a discussion about the breast cancer movement, the science linking toxic environmental chemicals and breast cancer, and prioritizing prevention through policy reform.
Climate change is one of the most urgent matters facing the Arctic today, so how do we use film, photography, video games and social media to share this important story given all its human, environmental and scientific complexities?
The Productivity Program will guide you through what you need to know to allow yourself to become organized in both a physical and mental capacity. The program is designed for people who simply don’t know where to start, people who are fixed in a routine, and people who are stressed at the clutter in their lives.
This open-source international exhibit showcases the incredible variety of light-based science being researched today across the electromagnetic spectrum, across scientific disciplines, and across technological platforms.
Archival photographs, art, artifacts and memorabilia showcase the rich history of baseball in Anchorage and throughout the state, including how late 19th century icebound whalers spread ashes on sea ice to form baseball diamonds.
Sea ice provides hunters and whalers with vital access to resources, it helps to moderate the world’s weather, and it is home to much of the microscopic life that supports some of the world’s most valuable fisheries. Explore the historical role this material has played in the Arctic.
Join a museum docent for a 45-minute guided tour and learn about Alaska’s history, art, indigenous people and more. Tours vary each day and include museum highlights and tours of the Anchorage Centennial exhibition “City Limits.” For the daily schedule visit the front desk or call (907) 929-9215. Included with admission.