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UAF sets up engineering school in Mongolia at the new American University of Mongolia.Professors are helping develop curriculum...leading the project, said Alaska and Mongolia are similar when it comes to mining expertise is very relative to Mongolia, and they can benefit from it. And...
Guardsmen return from Mongolia

...ANCHORAGE - About 40 Alaska National Guardsmen have returned home after participating in a multinational training exercise in Mongolia. The soldiers were from the Alaska Army National Guard's 38th Troop Command and the Alaska Air National Guard's 176th...
Adventures in Mongolia

...what shocked me when I first arrived in Mongolia. I remembered two things: the thick...conquered the largest empire in history, yet Mongolia now is rarely heard of. Liberated from...ethnic Mongolians live in China, in Inner Mongolia. Half have their own, independent country...
'The mountain is massive, the mountain is mist'

...1991, Cohen visited China with sights on the silk trade. While there, he grew obsessed with the idea of traveling to Inner Mongolia, not only to find a certain type of cashmere but also for other reasons."At that time in my life, it was a huge metaphor...
US Ambassador to speak Thursday

JUNEAU - U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia Mark C. Minton will speak at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center downtown. Sponsored by...
Vance presents project at Whitman College event

...Undergraduate Conference, which took place April 12 on the campus of Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash., according to a release from the school. Vance presented "Pleistocene Glaciation of the Eastern Sayan Range, Mongolia" at the event.
Mongolians take to drink in record numbers

ULAN BATOR, Mongolia - It's 10:30 p.m., and Ulan...underclass that has suffered most from Mongolia's switch to democracy and a market...helped end authoritarian communist rule, Mongolia has seen once empty shops fill with...
Juneau beauty queen turns camel racer

...part of Australia. Enter the camels. Actually, the spitting ruminants had entered Annerud's life some years earlier in Mongolia, during her stint as doctor for a trek between Beijing and Moscow. But that's another story. Last year in Boulia, Queensland...
A Bishop's Perspective: The cry of Christians in Iraq

...monasteries on the west coast of India, and in the cities and towns of the Silk Road in present-day Iran, Afghanistan, Tibet, Mongolia and China.Although long a minority in a region where most people are either Sunni or Shia Muslims, prior to the U.S...
Folk Fest profile: Jake & Roxy

...from the musical knowledge of his grandfather, who introduced him to the traditions of various cultures such as India and Mongolia."I played instruments with him that I don't even know the names of and couldn't spell," Unzicker said.In addition...
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