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Rising seas, peat may have done in large ice age animals

...that characterized that period of Earth's history," said lead author Daniel Mann, an associate professor in the Alaska university's Department of Geosciences.The study focuses on the Pleistocene Epoch, the geological epoch from about 1...
Avista donates $100K to Juneau groups

...donation Tuesday. The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, Salvation Army, Glory Hole, United Way of Southeast Alaska, University of Alaska Southeast and Bartlett Regional Hospital Foundation will each receive a portion of the grant."We are...
My Turn: Guns on campus: Let's aim for the right target

...consistently reaffirmed their intent to provide that extra measure of both security and safety. They remain the law in Alaska.University campuses are complex communities and share the same risk sensitivities. Campus living space is limited and shared...
Fairbanks increasing use of brine for slick roads

...out how it would work best in a low-humidity environment where the temperature rarely gets above freezing.The Alaska University Transportation Center participated to research how to best use the solution in the Interior. Adding it to local...
Researchers still learning about 2002 earthquake

...think the engineers knew that frozen layer was different," said Zhaohui "Joey" Yang, associate director at the Alaska University Transportation Center. "They didn't know how different."The earthquake also offered new insights into soil...
Ballot measure would authorize borrowing $400 million related, and spread throughout the state. That includes three long-sought school projects in western Alaska, University of Alaska facilities in Fairbanks, Anchorage, Mat-Su, Kenai and elsewhere, and $18.5 million towards a...
Regents OK center for cold climate construction

...established by the transportation bill that Congress approved last month. UA Regents last week voted to establish the Alaska University Transportation Center, plus a research facility established through federal energy bill money, the Arctic Engineering...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Cahill said. A further requirement is that students who intern with the permanent fund itself must be attending Alaska universities. Outside firms probably place more emphasis on grade-point averages, while the permanent fund is looking for...
State Briefs

...American Federation of Teachers is working to organize most of the remaining nonunion workers at the University of Alaska. University of Alaska Staff United is coordinating a card-signing campaign among the university's administrative and technical-support...
Land grants worry villages Neets Bay because development there could jeopardize SARA, one of the most profitable hatcheries in Southeast Alaska. University and state officials said the land grants are needed to put the University of Alaska on par with other Western land...


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