My Turn: Rural energy solutions an opportunity for US Arctic leadership

...and fully functional. Recently, the U.S. Economic Development Association awarded a $500,000 matching grant to a University of Alaska team to establish the Alaska Center for Microgrid Technologies Commercialization. This center is intended...
Law student sues CIA over data on Salvadoran Army officer

SEATTLE - A University of Washington law school student has filed a federal Freedom of Information lawsuit alleging the CIA has illegally withheld information...
Nation and World
Five candidates, three spots

...administrative level and we're really down to bare bones."Candidate Jeff Redmond, a Juneau resident for two years and a University of Alaska Southeast student, said one way to address budget issues is to stop unnecessary growth."It's my position...
Caulfield: Amidst challenges, 'UAS will thrive'

...Caulfield: As a 40-year Alaskan, I know how important higher education is to the future of our state. I myself am a University of Alaska graduate, as is my wife and our son. Alaska's future economic growth and the health and vitality of our...
Fatal shooting of 4-year-old began with traffic lane dispute

...newer-model maroon or dark red Toyota Corolla or Camry with a spoiler on the trunk and dark tinted windows. The car also had a University of New Mexico license plate.The young girl's death spawned an outpouring of sympathy nationwide. A GoFundMe account...
Nation and World
Hints of life on what was thought to be a desolate early Earth

...basically behaving like it is today.""This is what transformative science is all about," said Stephen Mojzsis, a University of Colorado scientist who wasn't part of the research. "'If life is responsible for these signatures, it arrives...
Nation and World
Empire Editorial: On Election Day, these candidates deserve your vote

...also focused on college AND career readiness during the Juneau Votes debate, saying that Alaska offers more than just a university system beyond high school graduation, but Juneau's students need to be ready for positions in vocational and technical...
Vatican observers question clerk's visit with pope

...religious freedom controversies and challenges that the American bishops and others are facing," said Rick Garnett, a University of Notre Dame law professor who specializes in religious freedom.Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky...
Nation and World
VW the latest in long history of cheating car companies

...vehicles made in the U.S. or imported to test the accuracy of the data reported by manufacturers.Donald Stedman, a University of Denver chemistry professor who specializes in testing the real-world emissions of cars and trucks, said the economics...
Nation and World
Pugh 'honored' by UAS hall naming

...16-year tenure in that position ended May 29.The dorm officially opened for students in fall 2014.Speaking at a University of Alaska Board of Regents meeting Thursday, Pugh said he was in Dublin, Ireland, when he received a call from current...
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