The Government of Canada Program for IPY is now issuing a Call for Proposals inviting interested Canadian organizations to submit proposals for funding for training, communications and outreach projects in conjunction with International Polar Year.

ArcticStat, a socioeconomic circumpolar database covering thirty arctic regions in eight countries, is now available online.

The University of the Arctic Office of Undergraduate Studies, located in Saskatoon Canada, welcomes graduate student assistants Bonnie Leask and Georgia Gerontas to the team.

The final GoNorth meeting took place at Lulea Technical University, Lulea , Sweden from September17-19.

This past week, members and academic leads of the UArctic’s Thematic Networks on Global Change met in Tromsø to organize and develop graduate level curricula. The meeting was very successful, and the teams are well on their way to meeting their fall 2008 target.