Online threats against blacks net arrest at Missouri campus

...first-ever interim vice chancellor for inclusion, diversity and equity.The university system's governing body, the Board of Curators, also announced other initiatives, including offering more support for hiring and retaining diverse faculty and staff and...
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Juneau-Douglas City Museum: Ordinary Things, Extraordinary Tales

...of the same name, the City Museum will present 12 new guest curators from the Juneau community who have each chosen an object from...personalized label to accompany that object. This year's guest curator/writers are geological engineer Mike Blackwell, diesel mechanic...
New internship seeks to get Native students involved in museums, preservation work

...just joined with the University of Alaska Southeast in an internship program to encourage more Native archivists and museum curators. SHI archivist said that more Natives are needed in these fields that are devoted to the preservation of their cultures...
Spinning top, puppet among 12 Toy Hall of Fame finalists widely recognized and foster learning, creativity or discovery through play.The finalists are chosen by historians and curators at The Strong. From there, a national panel of judges made up of inventors, educators, psychologists and others choose...
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'Hard Rock Miners' sculptor dies in Oregon

The sculptor behind Juneau's iconic "Hard Rock Miners" sculpture has died.Edward Seth Way was curator of exhibits at the Alaska State Museum when he was commissioned to create a piece of art to celebrate Juneau's centennial.Way's...
Weird world of northern dinosaurs coming into focus

...he is flying to museums around the world. In Alberta a few weeks ago and London now, the University of Alaska Museum's curator of earth science is looking at bones of dinosaurs similar to ones found in northern Alaska. The more he squints at them and...
Celebrity captured in letters of famed

...more letters made available to the public thanks to the Internet," said Paul Morgan Stetler, the founder, producer and curator of the "Letters Aloud" series. "It's culture and a history lesson."Stetler, who also is former co-artistic director...
Haida artists to lead AFN convention, speak on heroism in the homeland

...influence and knowledge of the art stretches around the globe. She has also worked as a researcher and consultant, helping curators identify works in museum collections.Her role as an artist and culture bearer has received accolades such as the Rasmuson...
2015 AFN keynote speakers hail from Ketchikan

...influence and knowledge of the art stretches around the globe. She has also worked as a researcher and consultant, helping curators identify works in museum collections. Churchill has been honored for her role as an artist and culture bearer, and has received...
New duck-billed dinosaur found in Alaska, researchers say

...animal was a variety of hadrosaur, a duck-billed dinosaur that roamed in herds, said Pat Druckenmiller, earth sciences curator at the University of Alaska Museum in Fairbanks.Northern Alaska likely was once covered by forest in a warmer climate. The...


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