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  1. R/V Sikuliaq Commissioned in SewardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Seward City News

    ... in the making, both now and in the years to come," said Brian Rogers, the chancellor of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. A commissioning ceremony, normally performed for military vessels, was deemed fitting for the vessel's home porting, as the ...

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  2. Melting glaciers create noisiest places in ocean, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | North Texas e-News

    ... behavior depending on the ambient sound levels,' said Erin Pettit, a glaciologist from the University of Alaska Fairbanks Department of Geosciences. Pettit conducted the study with researchers from the University of Texas at Austin, the University ...

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  3. New research vessel named and equipped for journeys into thin Arctic iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... March 6, 2015. The new 261-foot research vessel Sikuliaq is home ported in Seward Alaska. The University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences oceanographic research vessel is designed for work in polar and subpolar conditions. ...

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  4. Glacier ice in narrow fjords creates oceans' noisiest known conditions, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... . The results were surprising, said Erin Pettit , an assistant professor of glaciology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the study's lead author. The sound starts with a "relatively loud background hissing sound," Pettit said. "Then you add ...

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  5. Underwater, melting glaciers are louder than a symphony of chainsawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Grist Magazine

    ... 3000 hertz (think the top half of the piano register). Erin Pettit , a geophysicist from the University of Alaska Fairbanks led the study. She and her colleagues used underwater microphones to capture the noises coming from a fjord called Icy Bay in ...

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  6. Iditablog: Former UAF professor capturing part of Iditarod trail for GoogleRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    John Bailey, a former University of Alaska Fairbanks professor who now works as a program manager for Google Geo Education, is doing a Google Street View "special collect" to capture portions of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. So don't be surprised to see Bailey wearing the large, globe-like camera that fits in a backpack during the Saturday ceremonial start and some parts of the trail near the restart in Fairbanks.

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  7. Bubbles popping from glacier ice make fjords the world's noisiest natural ocean: ResearchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Vancouver Sun

    ... beneath a torrential downpour, which really surprised me," said Pettit, a researcher at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. In a paper published in Geophysical Research Letters, a journal of the American Geophysical Union, Pettit and fellow ...

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  8. Students conduct DNA research at Chugiak High SchoolRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Alaska Star

    ... paper for competition in the Alaska Statewide High School Science Symposium managed by the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He will learn mid-March if his paper makes it past the first round. Kallas' next step is to work at UAF as a liaison helping ...

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  9. 100 years ago, Alaska's leaders stood up for a new universityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: History shows that Alaska's leaders of old understood the value of a university.Pictured: Museum of the North on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus. One hundred years ago, President Woodrow Wilson signed the act reserving land for the Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines, but it wasn't without opposition.

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  10. Arctic research vessel Sikuliaq prepares for final trialsRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Alaska Star

    ... going to be something that people like over the next 30, 40 years," said Terry Whitledge, a University of Alaska Fairbanks chemical oceanographer who has worked since 1999 to see the vessel built. The Sikuliaq is named for the Inupiat Eskimo word ...

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  11. Kodiak humpback whale is Fireside Lecture topic for March 6Read the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center will host marine ecologist Michelle Ridgway and marine mammal biologist Kate Wynne as Fireside Lecturers on Friday, March 6. They will discuss their work on a deceased humpback whale that washed ashore in Kodiak in 2014. Lectures are free and occur at 6:30 p.m. and repeat at 8 p.m. Urgent calls from mariners or beachgoers are not unusual at Wynne's otherwise peaceful office at University of Alaska Fairbanks's Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center.

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  12. Five Good Reads: John MorganRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    ... moved with his family to Fairbanks, where he directed the creative writing program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and built a home overlooking the Tanana River. Morgan has published five books of poetry as well as a collection of essays and ...

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  13. NU Heads to NCAA Championships Ranked No. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Huskers.com

    The team recently placed third at the Great America Rifle Conference Championships in Oxford, Miss. on Feb. 27 - March 1. The Huskers are preparing for the NCAA Championships on March 13-14 in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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  14. Fairbanks lecture: 'The First Thing We Do, Let's Kill All the Lawyers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The University of Alaska Fairbanks will host a free public lecture, "'The First Thing We Do, Let's Kill All the Lawyers': Shakespeare and Early Modern English Law."

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  15. Mercury in Ancient Fish Bones Linked to Rising SeasRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | Archaeology

    Alaska Dispatch News reports that the bones of cod recovered from a coastal archaeological site on Mink Island in Katmai National Park and Preserve contain high levels of toxic mercury. It is thought that the flesh of the fish, eaten by the people who lived at the site between 4,000 and 5,000 years ago, would have had significantly higher levels of the contaminant.

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  16. Sarah HulacRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Voices

    I am new to voice overs but am very eager to dive into a field that might utilize my voice! I have studied voice at the University of Alaska Fairbanks under Dr. John Hopkins and under nationally recognized musical theater coach David Sabella-Mills. I have performed in a number of musicals with the Fairbanks Light Opera Theater including Shrek the Musical as Fiona and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying as Hedy LaRue.

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  17. Improbable archaeology: Stone tool found in Sitka landslideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Archaeologist Jay Kinsman says some of the lighter-colored scarring was caused by the churning of the landslide. Against unbelievable odds, a pair of Forest Service hydrologists mapping the Starrigavan slide found a curiously-shaped rock amid the thousands of tons of rubble.

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  18. Weight lifted when Bethel's own wins Kusko 300 -- now it's Iditarod time for KaiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... concentrate on the family. He works as maintenance supervisor on the Kuskokwim campus of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. "Then we got a couple more, then we got a few more. Pretty soon it took off again," Ron Kaiser said. Pete

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  19. After 32 Iditarods, DeeDee Jonrowe still looking forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    One of the most popular of Iditarod racers and a longtime competitor, DeeDee Jonrowe of Willow, Alaska, is one of a small number of mushers who have been involved in the sport full time for decades and have made it their livelihood. Jonrowe, 60, is a graduate of the University of Alaska Fairbanks and has been mushing since 1979.

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  20. Arctic research vessel Sikuliaq gets prepared for final trialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | The China Post

    ... going to be something that people like over the next 30, 40 years," said Terry Whitledge, a University of Alaska Fairbanks chemical oceanographer who has worked since 1999 to see the vessel built. The Sikuliaq is named for the Inupiat Eskimo word ...

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