Center for Global Change and Arctic System Research

A campus-wide framework for linking knowledge and people

Student profile

Chris Waigle

2014 awardee Christine Waigl earned a physics degree in her native Germany and lived in Paris and then London for 15 years before arriving in Alaska in 2011. Having worked in a variety of jobs, including teaching, web site production, and software development, Chris found herself looking for new challenges and “wanting to get back closer to my scientific roots.” Read Chris's full profile and view previous student profiles.

Global Change Student Grant Competition

The annual Global Change Student Research Grant Competition has funded over 250 graduate and undergraduate research projects since its inception in 1992.

Competition update

The guidelines for the 2016 competition have been released. Proposal submission deadline is Friday, February 5, 2016. Be aware that the guidelines have changed this year -- read carefully!