UAF program educates students on the geological vastness of Alaska

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Daily News-Miner reports "33 rising high school freshmen and sophomores from the North Slope and Northwest Arctic who flew to Fairbanks this summer. They took a six-day geologic field trip along the Parks Highway and surrounding areas as part of the GeoFORCE Alaska program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

The program aims to interest Alaska rural and minority students in math and science fields by teaching them college-level geoscience in the field where they can see and experience spectacular geological features firsthand."

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The Diversity Program Consortium Coordination and Evaluation Center at UCLA is supported by Office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health / National Institutes of General Medical Sciences under award number U54GM119024.