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High speed a factor in fatal crash

...motors were being hauled to the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Poker Flat Rocket Range, said university spokeswoman Marmian Grimes. The range 30 miles northeast of Fairbanks launches sounding rockets and instruments used in studies of the arctic...
UAF gets $127K penalty for musk oxen deaths

...because quite honestly, it would have been more expensive to go through a hearing," said university spokeswoman Marmian Grimes. "That would have done nothing for the animals," she said.A message left with a USDA spokeswoman after business...
UAF investigates injections given to students

...inject each other with the solution that is only intended for use on pads during training exercises, UAF spokeswoman Marmian Grimes told The Associated Press on Wednesday.The practice stopped after students called the manufacturer and were told...
No harmful bacteria in shots given to UAF students

...The lab found three strains of bacteria, but none are known to cause disease in healthy people, UAF spokeswoman Marmian Grimes told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.An investigation began in March after students in the Community and Technical...
USDA files complaint against UAF over musk oxen deaths

...great," states the complaint, which was filed in late March.The university is working on a response, spokeswoman Marmian Grimes said. The deadline to respond is May 12.Grimes said major changes have been implemented in the wake of the deaths...
University closes nanotechnology office

...commercially viable inventions, the office migrated toward basic research. That drift led its closure, UAF spokeswoman Marmian Grimes said. Grimes said nine term-funded employees at the nanotechnology office did not have their contracts renewed...
UAF prepares for swine flu

...approaches to campus dining, housing and medical care are in the works to deal with the pandemic. UAF spokeswoman Marmian Grimes said the threat is particularly significant on college campuses. With shared bathrooms, living areas and dining...
UAF to lay off most supercomputer staff

...The Defense Department provided about 95 percent of the center's $12 million budget last year. UAF spokeswoman Marmian Grimes tells the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner that employees were told about the impending layoffs Tuesday morning. Personnel...
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UAF ends Susan Butcher Institute

...fall's global economic crisis that it would be hard to get donations to keep the institute going, said spokeswoman Marmian Grimes. "It was basically finances," Grimes said. "When it was launched, it was thought that fundraising would eventually...
Animal rights group wants fine after musk oxen deaths; UAF says concerns have been addressed levy the largest fine possible. He said that could be hundreds of thousands of dollars.University spokeswoman Marmian Grimes said most of the deaths in the report happened about a year ago and corrective action has been taken. She said the...


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