University of Alaska

Type: Organization
Name: University of Alaska
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: EPA acts to protect Bristol Bay

RIGOROUS scientific study by the federal Environmental Protection Agency has effectively turned thumbs down on a massive gold, copper and molybdenum mine proposed for a pristine Alaskan salmon fishery.A statement by Seattle-based EPA regional administrator ... [Published Seattle Times - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Fairbanks Looking Back — July 21, 2014

10 YEARS AGOJuly 12, 2004 — Three weeks ago, Skip Lipscomb and his wife, Elizabeth Brown, headed south on the Parks Highway to escape the smoke from area fires.Lipscomb has an enlarged heart and smoke from wildland fires makes it difficult for him to ... [Published Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Thomas given UA's Bullock Prize

FAIRBANKS — The University of Alaska Foundation has awarded Fairbanks-based faculty member and administrator Dana Thomas with the 2014 Edith R. Bullock Prize.The prize is the largest award presented by the UA Foundation’s board of trustees each year. ... [Published Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Play Every Day Update: Obesity in dollars and cents

, http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/PlayEveryDay/Pages/default.aspxObesity costs our kids by putting them at risk forNow translate that into dollars and cents. The medical cost of childhood obesity will top $625 million dollars over the next 20 years when considering ... [Published Alaska Business Monthly - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Pentagon delays demolition of HAARP facility in Alaska

© Defense OneHAARP antenna array outside Gakona AlaskaThe Pentagon has delayed its plans toknock down a controversial Alaskan radio research facility until next year, for a possible transfer to a university or scientific institution, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, ... [Published Sott.net - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Piano competition concludes in Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - The University of Alaska Fairbanks's Davis Concert Hall has been home to some of the most talented pianists younger than 32 in the world over the last few weeks as they competed in the Alaska International Piano-e-Competition. ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

UA Sexual Harassment Policies Under Federal Review

ANCHORAGE -University of Alaska officials say they’re cooperating with a federal probe into how they handle sexual assault and harassment cases."It started with a request for information -- we responded to the first round of requests, and provided 6,000 ... [Published KTUU - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

Pentagon Won’t Demolish Alaskan Radio Research Site Until 2015

The Pentagon has delayed its plans to knock down a controversial Alaskan radio research facility until next year, for a possible transfer to a university or scientific institution, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, announced.Murkowski said July 2 the Air ... [Published PrisonPlanet - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Should bars offer free pregnancy tests?

Photo: Researchers from the University of Alaska have recently launched a study exploring whether the placement of free pregnancy tests in bar restrooms, alongside information about foetal alcohol syndrome (FASD), will help raise awareness.Janet Johnston, ... [Published Essential Baby - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Thanks for your time during Career Week

FAIRBANKS — The sixth-grade students and teaching team at Anne Wien Elementary thank Ben Kuhn from Mt. McKinley Animal Hospital, Bryan Spence from the U. S. Air Force at Eielson, Dave Szumigala from Kinross Mine, Alex Dexter from the University of Alaska, ... [Published Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Murkowski’s HAARP Fight Keeps Wrecking Ball Away for a Year

Air Force Secretary Tells Senator That Facility Will Be Maintained Until May 2015WASHINGTON, DC — Senator Lisa Murkowski today received official word from the Secretary of the Air Force that the Pentagon is delaying its plans to demolish the High Frequency ... [Published Alaska Business Monthly - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Rare flu peak scares some school officials

Anchorage, AK-- For the University of Alaska in Anchorage, Flu is no joke. A recent Flu spike in May has prompted officials to deliver an alert, warning students and staff about the virus.Even though zero cases have been reported, UAA's health department ... [Published Your AlaskaLink.com - Jun 27 2014]

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..."It offers local opportunities," says Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. "You don’t have to be a large operator, or a production-sized operator, to get into this business."
"As we know, STEM education has taken off mostly due to the fact that we want to be competitive in the global arena" said Karen Francis-Begay , UA assistant vice president for tribal relations, who wrote the initial proposal for the program in 2003...
In the words of former FAA Administrator Marion Blakey, "The Master Instructor accreditation singles out the best that the right seat has to offer." The Master Instructor designation is a national accreditation recognized by the FAA...
...As I’ve often stated, I believe Pebble is the wrong mine in the wrong place," he said. "However, I remain a strong supporter of the mining industry and mines in other regions of Alaska and remain committed to ensuring that this process does not allow any precedent to be set that could restrict other responsible mining projects in Alaska or the U S ." - Washington Post, 7/18/14

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Editorial: EPA acts to protect Bristol Bay [Published Seattle Times - Jul 25 2014]
Gov. Appoints Competitiveness Review Board [Published Noodls - Jul 25 2014]
The Next Thing in Farm-to-Table? Mobile Slaught... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 24 2014]
The Alphabet: W Is For Woolly Mammoth [Published Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Jul 24 2014]
Support for UA Native American Grad Students Ge... [Published University of Arizona - Jul 24 2014]
Master Certified Flight Instructor Accreditatio... [Published Alaska Business Monthly - Jul 23 2014]
Researchers look at climate change’s big pictur... [Published Yakima Herald Republic - Jul 23 2014]
Can Scientists Protect Alaska’s Bats? [Published Alaskapublic.org - Jul 22 2014]
Fairbanks Looking Back — July 21, 2014 [Published Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Jul 21 2014]
New deep sea mining technique a threat in the P... [Published Green Left Weekly - Jul 21 2014]
Oil taxes and corruption [Published Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Jul 20 2014]
Fairbanks Looking Back — July 20, 2014 [Published Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Jul 20 2014]
Thomas given UA's Bullock Prize [Published Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Jul 19 2014]
The remarkable comeback of sea otters to the B.... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 19 2014]
AK-Sen: After Birth Control Vote, Murkowski (R)... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 18 2014]
Edith R. Bullock Prize for Excellence Goes to L... [Published Alaska Business Monthly - Jul 18 2014]
Cantwell Statement on EPA Proposal to Protect F... [Published U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell - Jul 18 2014]
Play Every Day Update: Obesity in dollars and c... [Published Alaska Business Monthly - Jul 18 2014]
Movers & Shakers 07/20/14 [Published Alaska Journal - Jul 18 2014]
Emerging Energy Technology Fund Now Extended Un... [Published Alaska Business Monthly - Jul 17 2014]
Robot invasion: Big Island to host college comp... [Published West Hawaii Today - Jul 17 2014]
Jerri Lynn Lippert named superintendent of West... [Published District Administration - Jul 17 2014]
Australian man builds replica of Alaska’s first... [Published Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Jul 17 2014]
Layoffs underway at Fairbanks university campus... [Published Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Jul 16 2014]
Analysis: Drone regulation still up in the air [Published Individual.com - Jul 16 2014]
EVIDENCE OF FIRST RACE WAR [Published The Statesman - Jul 15 2014]
New Venus Missions Could Lift Planet's Hellish ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 15 2014]
OCEAN ACIDIFICATION - Effects of melting glacie... [Published Cordova Times - Jul 15 2014]
Pentagon delays demolition of HAARP facility in... [Published Sott.net - Jul 14 2014]
YAMAHA : Johansson Captures International Piano... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 14 2014]
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Amazon Tells The Feds It Really Wants To Test D... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Jul 11 2014]
Amazon appears to be serious about its proposed drone-delivery program—so much so that it's petitioning the federal government for permission to test what it's calling its Prime Air service near its headquarters in Seattle. See also: To Deliver ...
Researchers Offering Pregnancy Tests In Bar Bat... [Published The Consumerist - Jun 19 2014]
( Adam Ondi ) Gum, mints, lotion and pregnancy tests. All things you could likely find in bar and restaurant bathrooms in Alaska soon, as researchers will be offering the tests for free to women to see if they can raise public awareness about the ...
Why Alaska Is Going To Start Putting Pregnancy ... [Published Think Progress - Jun 17 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock If you live in Alaska, there’s something new coming to a bar near you: free pregnancy tests in the restrooms. Why? Because Alaska has the highest rate of fetal alcohol syndrome in the country, and state officials are trying ...
Alaska Funding Free Pregnancy Tests for Bar Bat... [Published Hit & Run - Jun 16 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="225" src="http://cloudfront-assets.reason.com/assets/db/14029289325649.jpg" title="No Jujyfruits?|||Merton Wilton/Flickr" width="300" style="float: right;"/&gt;This week in woefully misguided ideas: Astate-funded initiative in Alaska ...
Sen. Kelly Gets His Way – Pregnancy Tests in Bars [Published The Mudflats - Jun 16 2014]
Yes, Alaska Senator Pete Kelly is getting his way . As the Anchorage Daily News reported back in March, Pete Kelly of Fairbanks wanted to distribute pregnancy tests in bar bathrooms . In case you forgot watch the video below for a reminder – The pregnancy ...
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University of Alaska Welcomes Back Famous Real ... [Published Financial Services - Apr 10 2014]
Time-Lapse Videos Depict Painting of University... [Published Auto & Transportation - Jan 29 2014]
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