The organizing committee for the 8th International ACUNS Student Conference - Melting Boundaries: Carrying Out Effective Research in the Circumpolar World -  has released a second call for abstracts for the event to be held October 19-21, 2007 in Saskatoon, Canada.

Elena Bautista Sparrow is the new Director of the University of the Arctic Office for International Polar Year (IPY) Higher Education and Outreach located at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF).