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  1. Kachemak Bay sea stars found stricken with wasting diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The wasting disease that is killing millions of sea stars along the U.S. West Coast has now moved farther north, into Southcentral Alaska's Kachemak Bay, according to scientists who surveyed the area last week. Brenda Konar , a researcher at the University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Science, said she and a fellow UAF scientist found a cluster of six to eight sea stars in a relatively small area they regularly survey.

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  2. Chinook Researchers Encounter Unlikely Predator In Bering SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | APRN

    Salmon sharks are closely related to mako and great white sharks, and one of the few warm-blooded fish species. Photo: Kristine Sowl, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Andrew Seitz is a researcher at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, who has spent the past several years studying Chinook salmon.

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  3. Incredible STEM Research Garners Scholarships for Young Scientists at ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... peers who challenge you to do your best work," said Dr. Abel Bult-Ito, Professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and a director and mentor in the Alaska JSHS program. "Students who come here are inspired by each other. And they each earned the ...

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  4. Alaska Site Yields 12,300-Year-Old PendantsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Archaeology

    At the Mead Site in central Alaska, researchers from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, have unearthed small bone artifacts that could be the oldest artwork in northern North America. The first object in question from the site was found within the outline of what may have been a hide-covered structure 12,300 years ago.

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  5. Meadowdale hires alum as new girls basketball coachRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | My Edmonds

    ... team that won a state championship. After high school, Houvener played for one year at the University of Alaska Fairbanks before transferring to Seattle Pacific University where she finished out her college career. Following college, Houvener ...

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  6. Spunky young high school senior earns select military scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | Seward City News

    Masha Hart vaguely remembers her early life in a Russian orphanage, sleeping, eating, and sharing toys and clothes with 45 other little girls. Masha, a nickname for Maria , remembers the youngsters hoarding the scarce food they got, the single bedroom they all shared, and the large bathroom with 10 sinks but only one toilet.

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  7. I isa vik College, nation's northernmost, marks 20-year anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Several different programs were tried initially, ranging from a collaborative effort with the University of Alaska Fairbanks in the mid-'80s to a workforce development program in the early '90s. Finally, what has now evolved into a college -- with ...

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  8. The last philosopher in Alaska's Interior contemplates extinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... in every direction. My lonely job is in the Department of Philosophy & Humanities at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. When I arrived here 17 years ago there were five faculty in our department. But colleagues retired, or left, or passed away (in ...

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  9. 'Etok' Edwardsen, impassioned Native land settlement activist, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... generation of young Alaska Native leaders," said Evon Peter, 39 and a vice chancellor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Edwardsen, who had a slight cough recently, had traveled to his hometown of Barrow to take part in the spring whaling hunt, ...

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  10. At conference, I upiaq language links - youth to cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... short stories and, later in the conference, competed in an Inupiaq spelling bee hosted by the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Chukchi Campus. "The Inupiaq language is the foundation of who we are," Schaeffer said. "We were put on this part of the ...

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  11. As Berkowitz prepares mayoral transition, pundits say his decisive victory was no surpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... was tough for Demboski to overcome. A professor emeritus of political science at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Gerald McBeath, called the Berkowitz victory a "landslide" -- a term usually used in two-way national races in which one of the ...

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  12. LCC's Jimenez and Grimaldo moving onRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Lamar Daily News

    ... at four-year schools and continue their college basketball careers. Jimenez signed with the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), a NCAA Division II college and a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC). Grimaldo signed with Central ...

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  13. Rick Caulfield to take the reins of UAS on June 1Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... , or chief academic officer, for the past five years. Prior to that, he was a professor at University of Alaska Fairbanks for about 20 years. He started out in the UA System as an instructor at UAF's Bristol Bay campus in 1985. "At this point, we're ...

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  14. Businessman-turned-whistle-blower was a master at forcing changeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | HeraldNet

    Few people around here knew the story behind Charles "Chuck" Hamel, who died in a Marysville nursing home bed one morning last month while listening to music through his headphones. At 84 and in failing health, he looked forward to his wife's daily visits.

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  15. Provost and veteran professor Rick Caulfield named UAS chancellorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... began teaching at the Dillingham campus in 1985 and later served as a professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in the Department of Alaska Native and Rural Development. Before accepting the provost job in Juneau, Caulfield served as director ...

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  16. Thinning Arctic Ice Proves Deadly for Veteran ExplorersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Scientific American

    Concrete scientific data about ice conditions are needed to set up a reserve predicated on the idea of the most resilient ice. One day in 2005, Marc Cornelissen found himself face to face with a polar bear while his pants were down and he was sitting on an outdoor toilet in the Arctic.

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  17. Alaska's Cold Case UnitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | KIMO

    ... case, like the family of Sophie Sergie, the young girl who was found raped and murdered in a University of Alaska Fairbanks dormitory bathroom in 1993. Stogsdill said, "I talked to a representative of the family just the other day. And I basically ...

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  18. FJORDS could help solve global warming as they trap huge quantities of carbonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... with the predators' ability to hear their prey. Dr Erin Pettit, a glaciologist from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, who led the study, described the sound produced by glaciers as a 'combination of a babbling brook and a hissing sound'. The role ...

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  19. North America's tallest peak opens for climbersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Newsday

    ... less than normal. In Fairbanks, four climbers planning to tackle the 20,320-foot mountain are University of Alaska Fairbanks students Evan Mathers, Paul Owens, Adam McComb and Conrad Chapman. They plan to climb one day after graduating May 10. The ...

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  20. Seward student's cool invention will help predict floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Seward City News

    ... Program this year, and seven who are involved in Project Blanket Toss, a program run by the University of Alaska Fairbanks where students from different schools make and learn to fly drones. Upward Bound promotes STEM (Science, Technology, ...

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