College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

UNI Observes Inaugural ‘Arctic Day’

Posted on Friday, February 7th, 2020

Friday, Jan. 31 marked the inaugural “Arctic Day” on UNI’s campus as declared by the UNI ARCTICenter.

In honor of the inauguration of Arctic Day, as well as the launch of University of the Arctic (UArctic) on campus, the ARCTICenter held a launch and information session in Rod Library at 11 a.m., followed by a presentation titled “The Peoples of Frozen II: the Saami Culture in the Arctic” held in the Innovative Teaching and Technology Center (ITTC) at 3 p.m. The second session was presented by Tatiana Egorova, a Saami scholar and director of the Indigenous Peoples Office at the Barents Secretariat in Murmansk, Russia. 

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