UAF Professors Collaborate To Develop Engineering School In Mongolia
(APRN © 06/11/2013)
A group of University of Alaska, Fairbanks Professors will develop an engineering school in Mongolia over the next few years. UAF signed a contract this spring with the American University of Mongolia in that country?s capital, where the new school will be based. A team of seven professors from UAF are developing curriculum and designing classroom space for an engineering school at a newly form...

Cooperative Extension hosts gardening day at North Pole
(Fairbanks Daily News-Miner © 06/11/2013)
FAIRBANKS ? The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will host a gardening day at 2 p.m. Thursday at the North Pole Library. The public is invited to come and learn about seeds and planting. Be prepared to get your hands dirty. For more information call the library at 488-6101....

School of Engineering host kids K-12 for summer camp fun!
(UAA Green & Gold News © 06/11/2013)
The UAA School of Engineering will host kids, K-12 from across the city at their annual engineering summer camps from May to August. The week long camps are provided free of charge from BP Alaska?s sponsorship and provide kids with hands-on activities in robotics, alternative energy technology and structural engineering. Each camp is taught by a UAA engineering professor and encourages kids to pus...

UAA announces 2013 Atwood Chair of Journalism
(UAA Green & Gold News © 06/11/2013)
Journalist Mark Trahant will serve as the 20th Atwood Chair of Journalism at the University of Alaska Anchorage. The position brings nationally known journalists to teach courses and speak to students, journalists and the public in Alaska. Trahant is an editor, reporter, columnist, television correspondent and the author of several books. A member of Idaho?s Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and former p...

Era Alaska logo plane
(Fairbanks Daily News-Miner © 06/08/2013)
Era Alaska painted one of its planes with the University of Alaska Fairbanks Nanooks logo on one side and the University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves on the other. Included is a time-lapse of the painting....

UAS Fisheries Technology program offered to students statewide
(Ketchikan Sit News © 06/06/2013)
Wednesday (SitNews) Sitka, Alaska - The fisheries industry employs more people than any other industry in the state, and the University of Alaska Southeast Fisheries Technology program is a good way for students from around the state to prepare for a job in this exciting career field. The UAS Fisheries Technology program offers students a choice between a two-year ...

UAS Sitka offers law enforcement program to students statewide
(Ketchikan Sitnews © 06/06/2013)
(SitNews) Sitka, Alaska - Many people get into law enforcement because the career is in their blood. But modern police work also demands high levels of education. That?s where the new University of Alaska Southeast Law Enforcement program comes in. Starting in 2013, students from throughout Alaska can earn a two-year Associate of Applied Science in Law Enforcement degree online from the UAS Sitk...

UAS Fisheries Technology Program Offered to Students Statewide
(Alaska Native News © 06/05/2013)
SITKA, Alaska ? The fisheries industry employs more people than any other industry in the state, and the University of Alaska Southeast Fisheries Technology program is a good way for students from around the state to prepare for a job in this exciting career field. The UAS Fisheries Technology program offers students a choice between a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree in fisheries t...

UA chancellors to share progress on systemwide Strategic Direction Initiative
(UA News © 06/05/2013)
For Immediate Release June 5, 2013 Efforts under way throughout the University of Alaska System to bridge achievement, admission and retention gaps will be the focus of a presentation by UA?s three chancellors at the Board of Regents? meeting in Fairbanks at 10 a.m. Friday. Finding collaborative solutions to pressing issues facing the university?s higher education leadership was the heart o...

Open forums with finalists for head hockey coach, June 6-14
(UAA Green & Gold News © 06/04/2013)
June 4, 2013 Six finalists for UAA?s head hockey coaching position will come to Anchorage for on-campus interviews. The finalists include Chris Brown and Michael Corbett, identified through the original search process, along with Ron Fogarty, Kevin Hartzell, Dave Peters and Matthew Thomas who were identified through the supplemental search process. Two of the original four finalists, Damon Whit...

This video game lets players ?go fish,? sustainably
(UAA Green & Gold News © 06/04/2013)
(A version of this story appeared in the Anchorage Daily News on Sunday, June 2, 2013.) When the Alaska Sealife Center celebrates World Oceans Day on June 8, visitors will have a chance to go fishing?virtually?using a new video game that showcases how a fishery can last for the long haul. The game was originally developed and programmed by researchers at the University of Kiel in Germany. It...

Mat-Su College receives painting celebrating the school?s history from former student and renowned artist Dean Larson
(UAA Green & Gold News © 06/03/2013)
At the Machetanz Art Festival Reception on Friday, May 31, the Matanuska-Susitna College (MSC) received a valuable gift from Palmer High School graduate (?76) and nationally recognized artist Dean Larson, who presented the college with an original oil painting, ?Fresh Snowfall.? Larson created the painting in honor of the late Al Okeson, a former director of the college, and has deep roots in the...

Regents to discuss UAA athletics, budget and end-of-year housekeeping
(UA News © 05/31/2013)
For Immediate Release Friday, May 31, 2013 Fairbanks--The University of Alaska Board of Regents are set to meet at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Thursday, June 6, through Friday, June 7, 2013. The June meeting is stacked with a full agenda of items as the board wraps up business for the fiscal year before a short summer break. A special meeting of the full board has also been calle...

Dauenhauer Selected 2013 Edith R. Bullock Prize for Excellence Winner
(UA News © 05/30/2013)
For Immediate Release May 30, 2013 Richard Dauenhauer, retired professor of Alaska Native Languages and Culture at the University of Alaska Southeast, is the 2013 recipient of the University of Alaska Foundation?s prestigious Edith R. Bullock Prize for Excellence. The Bullock Prize for Excellence includes a cash award and is the largest single award made annually by the UA Foundation?s Board o...

UA College Savings Plan encourages Alaska families to start saving for higher education with a 529 plan on ?529 College Savings Day?
(UA News © 05/23/2013)
Fairbanks, AK.? On May 29, the University of Alaska College Savings Plan joins the College Savings Plans Network ( CSPN ) and state savings plans around the nation in celebrating ?529 College Savings Day? in an effort to increase awareness among Alaska families about the importance of saving for their children?s higher education expenses. ?Higher education is one of the best investments a perso...

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