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Empire Editorial: Make good on UA system's strengths

...of the system's campuses. In Fairbanks, that would mean a focus on mining and engineering. At Anchorage, aviation technology and the Institute of Social and Economic Research will take priority.What will this mean for Juneau?Johnsen...
Alaskans ask Legislature to open UA campuses to guns

...The public safety is going to be enhanced by SB176," said Michael Buckland, an assistant professor in the Aviation Technology Division at UAA. "Not all of the university faculty is either liberal left or in any way suspicious of ordinary...
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Clark and Garvey to wed

...and LaVonne Garvey. He is attending University of Alaska Fairbanks and will complete his Bachelor of Science in aviation technology. He is on the maintenance staff at Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority. The maid of honor is Alice Clark...
Juneau aviation to be featured in PBS series

Aviation technology in Juneau will be featured in a PBS segment on transportation networks. Lion Television, which is producing the four-part series...
Neighbors briefs ERA Aviation, Inc. has donated funding for two scholarships to the University of Alaska Anchorage Aviation Technology Division. Two $5,000 scholarships will be given to students admitted to UAA's Aviation Maintenance Technology...
College Connection gives high schoolers a head start

...he is not old enough to drive, he completed a class in auto mechanics recently. He also has taken welding and aviation technology. "Now I am prepared to fix my own car." Snyder said. "If I get stuck on a road somewhere I can do something...
Practice runways give pilots in Fairbanks a place to hone their skills happen, George said. The templates used to paint the strips were made by the University of Alaska Fairbanks Aviation Technology Program. Members of the General Aviation Association, the Fairbanks chapter of the Ninety-Nines, an international...
ASEA/AFSCME Local 52 awards three scholarships

...Samantha Alex is beginning her first year at the University of Alaska Anchorage, and has been accepted into the aviation technology program. In high school, she played in pep band, the regional honor band, and the jazz band, performed in...
To fly through ash or not? That's no easy question

...still can't answer the question: Is it safe to fly again? Mother Nature has given Europe a lesson in risk, aviation technology, scientific uncertainty and economics. And how these fields intersect is messy. Watching the same people who...
FAA boss says safety rules already on the books events and meetings. He spoke Tuesday at a news conference at the University of Alaska Anchorage Aviation Technology Center at Merrill Field. Since early June, 17 people have died in airplane crashes in Alaska, including form...
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