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Arctic research vessel Sikuliaq prepares for final trials

...hoping that's it's 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-02/arctic-research-vessel-sikuliaq-prepare
State
Arctic research vessel Sikuliaq prepares for final trials

...hoping that's it's 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-27/arctic-research-vessel-sikuliaq-prepare
State
My Turn Alaska needs Aerospace Corp. more than ever

...students and workforce engaged at the aerospace cutting-edge, right here at home. And across the U.S., when a university partners with a successful high-tech business we have seen that others typically join in, forming a business cluster...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-25/my-turn-alaska-needs-aerospace-corp-m
Opinion
Former sex workers, advocates testify for, against bill

...legal and psychological burden "that will prove to be too much of a barrier for many victims," said Tara Burns, a University of Alaska Fairbanks graduate student and formerly trafficked sex worker. She is completing her graduate studies on...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-24/former-sex-workers-advocates-testify-ag
State | AK legislature
A hardware store remembered

...that for the sake of a pretty hyperbole. At this point, I've worked in two Washington D.C. inner city schools, a university transgender voice clinic and a nursing home (and we can't forget those non-profits). Truly, no workplace has...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-02-22/hardware-store-remembered
Neighbors
My Turn: It's time for an Alaska higher education land-grant equivalency plan

...ever had to establish a sovereign higher education fund ... a fund created by the financial benefits paid out from a university land-grant as envisioned in the Morrill Act of 1862. Somewhat prophetically (Patty, 1960), we are in fact facing...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-01/my-turn-its-time-alaska-higher-educat
Opinion
ExxonMobil pledges $600,000 to ANSEP

...Over 1,500 students are currently engaged in the program. Since 2010, 80 percent of ANSEP students who have started a University of Alaska undergraduate program in a STEM field are still enrolled and on track to earn their degree or have graduated...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-02-08/exxonmobil-pledges-600000-ansep
Neighbors
University of Alaska dedicates herb book to Fairbanks expert

...Alaska climate over 40 years were an inspiration for the book."This is her idea, her baby," said Pat Holloway, a University of Alaska Fairbanks horticulture professor and director of the Georgeson Botanical Garden. "She is the one who got...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-26/university-alaska-dedicates-herb-book-f
State
My Turn: How to organize higher education in Alaska

...manage their operations from the endowment income. As a comparison, the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, a university with a very good reputation, has an endowment fund of the the order of $3 billion to $3.5 billion.These three...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-19/my-turn-how-organize-higher-education
Opinion
World Sports Briefs

...confirmed to the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://is.gd/9rtNwI) that he is no longer coaching but remains a university employee.Beyond saying Scott's contract won't be renewed when it runs out June 30, UAF athletic director Gary...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-09/world-sports-briefs
Sports

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