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  1. Fishy invention: Anchorage grad gets patent for solution to fish waste problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    As an Alaskan with a predilection for fishing and the outdoors, Alexandra West knew what problem she wanted to solve while a student at the University of Alaska Anchorage, and it had to do with fish. Near her childhood home on the Kenai Peninsula, West had observed chunks of fish lumped on the banks of the Russian River after people had caught and filleted fish and then tossed the unwanted pieces back into the water.

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  2. Let me count the waysRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2015 | Wilson's Almanac

    Perhaps Lisa Murkowski doesn't understand that Alaska is in the United States? And that the people of the United States have an interest in insuring that the arctic isn't degraded any faster than we are already degrading it? Perhaps she also doesn't understand that Iran is not part of the United States? That it is a sovereign nation over which the president has no authority while he does have authority over the "sovereign state" of Alaska? Here's the full quote: What's coming is a stunning attack on our sovereignty and our ability to develop a strong economy that allows us, our children and our grandchildren to thrive," said Murkowski, who spoke to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell about the department's plan during a brief phone call Friday, in a statement.

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  3. Local kids bluegrass band leaves its mark on Anchorage Folk FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Seward City News

    The six youngsters from Seward and Moose Pass who make up Snow River String Band performed Saturday afternoon at the Anchorage Folk Festival , at Wendy Williamson Auditorium at the University of Alaska Anchorage campus. It was their second performance at the festival-the last one a year ago, not very long after they had first formed the band.

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  4. Unlocking digital toolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Ridenbaugh Press

    ... already understands and has for thousand of years. Mark Trahant holds the Atwood Chair at the University of Alaska Anchorage. He is an independent journalist and a member of The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes. For up-to-the-minute posts, download the free ...

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  5. Digication Awarded Campus-Wide ePortfolio Contract with University of...Read the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | PRWeb

    Digicationa , a leading provider of ePortfolios, today announced that it has been awarded an institution-wide ePortfolio contract with University of Alaska, Anchorage, the largest higher education institution in the state, to provide approximately 20,000 students and 1,500 faculty and staff members with ePortfolios. Students, faculty, alumni, programs, offices, and colleges will be able to create ePortfolios to document, share and showcase learning, outcomes, and program standards aligned to individual, course, program, and college goals.

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  6. Joseph Perkins: The 'Last Frontier' becomes pop culture phenomenonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Wave

    A mother black bear wanders with her two spring cubs near the parking garage along Alumni Drive on the University of Alaska Anchorage campus in June 2014. I've never been to Alaska.

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  7. APU Set To Develop 65 Acres Of Endowment LandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | APRN

    ... by cutting through a swath of the U-Med district's woods and wetlands between APU and the University of Alaska Anchorage. The Northern Access Project has been widely criticized by surrounding communities. Carolyn Ramsey is an area resident and APU ...

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  8. Equinox Project invites Alaskan youth to capture a day in the life of their communitiesRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    The Equinox Project, a digital storytelling project sponsored by the University of Alaska Anchorage's Department of Journalism & Communication and the Alaska Humanities Forum, invites 10-19-year-olds from across Alaska to create a story from one day in their communities before the Spring Equinox, March 20. Participants will work with mentors and experienced storytellers from their region to finalize stories to share with the public in fall 2015. The goal is to have each major region of Alaska represented.

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  9. Falcons dominate both Alaska teamsRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | The Falcon

    Led by stellar numbers put up by senior center Cory Hutsen, junior forward Mitch Penner and sophomore guard Will Parker, SPU marched to victory over both its Alaskan GNAC opponents at home this week. In the first home matchup against the University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves on Jan. 15, Penner and Hutsen combined for an impressive 39 points.

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  10. AK Faces Lean Budget Times As Oil Prices PlungeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Manufacturing.net

    ... Teal said. Gunnar Knapp, director of the Institute of Social and Economic Research at the University of Alaska Anchorage, said lawmakers don't have to drastically cut spending this year or raise new revenue. But Knapp said the longer it takes for ...

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  11. Big drop in oil prices prompts lean budgetRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... Teal said. Gunnar Knapp, director of the Institute of Social and Economic Research at the University of Alaska Anchorage, said lawmakers don't have to drastically cut spending this year or raise new revenue. But Knapp said the longer it takes for ...

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  12. Alaska faces tough decisions, drastic budget cuts, dipping into savings as oil prices plungeRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2015 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... Teal said. Gunnar Knapp, director of the Institute of Social and Economic Research at the University of Alaska Anchorage, said lawmakers don't have to drastically cut spending this year or raise new revenue. But Knapp said the longer it takes for ...

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  13. ArtBeat: Civil rights leader at UAA, choreography at ADTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... repeat will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, at least at the Anchorage theaters. The University of Alaska Anchorage Claybody Club will show off ceramic works created during the last school year in an upcoming show appropriately titled ...

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  14. How to spot Comet Lovejoy in the night skyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... To spot the comet, head to a dark location where you can see low on the southern horizon, University of Alaska Anchorage astronomer Travis Rector said. Where the comet is in the southern sky depends on what time of evening you look for it. If you ...

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  15. KBC students on dean's, chancellor's listRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | Homer News

    Kachemak Bay Campus, Kenai Peninsula College-University of Alaska Anchorage, has announced the following full-time students have been named to the dean's list for earning a 3.5-3.99 grade point during fall semester 2014: Please Note: You may have disabled JavaScript and/or CSS.

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  16. KPC considers upcoming budget processRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    While students at Kenai Peninsula College Kenai River campus return to classes this week, college administrators have started to evaluate next year's budget as the state considers significant budget cuts. KPC Director Gary Turner said with Gov. Bill Walker proposing somewhere between a 5 to 8 percent state operating budget reduction, he has had discussions with staff about what the impacts to the college could be.

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  17. Online economic model allows Alaskans to play the fiscal-future gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The " ISER Interactive Fiscal Policy Model V1 " worksheet and game allows Alaskans to try to overcome -- or at least understand -- the state's fiscal challenges by plugging in changing assumptions and charting the course of future finances. The Institute of Social and Economic Research released the Excel spreadsheet Wednesday along with an update of the Maximum Sustainable Yield calculation by economist Scott Goldsmith, a University of Alaska Anchorage professor emeritus.

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  18. Creative Writing Contest closes Feb. 10Read the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    There's only one month left to enter the Annual Creative Writing Contest sponsored by the University of Alaska Anchorage and Alaska Dispatch News. Writers of all ages are encouraged to submit entries.

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  19. Drama and Debate team hosts first ever home meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Seward City News

    The Seward High School Drama, Debate and Forensics team hosted a home tournament in Seward this weekend, Jan. 9 and 10 for the first time since the team was begun four years ago, and probably for the first time in the school's history. The tournament, and the next few ahead will help prepare the teams for the grand finale, the state championship at the University of Alaska, Anchorage later next month.

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  20. Oil price decline trims $500 million from Alaska government's previous economic forecastRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Projections about how much Alaska state government can afford to spend, while at the same time preserving a sizable chunk of its oil wealth for the future, continue to slide along with the price of petroleum. The Institute of Social and Economic Research at the University of Alaska Anchorage plans to publish an update of its "maximum sustainable yield" calculation this week, trimming the recommended spending target by $500 million to $4.5 billion.

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