Photos: Entangled in protest

...the idea of holding the protest after seeing the campus' whale sculpture, Spike, covered in Christmas lights. The students are all in Assistant Professor of Marine Biology Heidi Pearson's "Discussions in Marine Mammalogy" class.
NASA: No excessive methane emissions from Alaska

...means there isn't a large amount of methane coming out of the ground yet," study lead author Rachel Chang, an assistant professor of atmospheric science at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, told the science website Phys.Org.Methane fluxes from...
Final Evening at Egan lecture to focus on racism

...Rethinking Racism in Juneau: Reflection and Discussion," led by Dr. Sol Neely, Assistant Professor of English, Xh'unei Lance Twitchell, Assistant Professor of Alaska Native Languages, and Kolene James, Coordinator, Native and Rural Student...
Alaska Writer Laureate Nora Dauenhauer finishes up two-year term

...translation for poetry in Tlingit is "song language" -- in Tlingit "at shi yoo xh'atangi" -- according to UAS language professor Twitchell.)In the meantime, she said she enjoys giving readings and is looking forward to welcoming the next Writer Laureate...
Peterson should get help and drop appeal of suspension

...abuse to get help. Melissa Runyon, the treatment services director of the CARES Institute in Stratford, N.J., and a professor of psychiatry at the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, emphasized how important it is that the help comes...
On the Trails: Frosty paradise

...angular, linear crystals lined up at right angles to each other. And so on! Next time we get a good crop of hoar frost, go and see for yourself! It's a real visual treat.? Mary F. Willson is a retired professor of ecology.
On Writing: Big words, part two

...regularly addressed our professors by their first names. But there was one professor, John O'Connor, whom...and I always addressed as Professor O'Connor. We could have...didn't have to call him professor. It was precisely in our...
UA system warns staff, students of pot use

...resources to try to enforce this policy on college students and professors. Marijuana has been made legal in Alaska and UAS needs to...Beam. "It seems like an overreaction," said UAS economics professor Brian Vander Naald. "Are they going to begin monitoring...
My Turn: 'Big Money' is the winner

...from? According to Lawrence Lessig, Professor of Law and Leadership at Harvard Law...percent of the money raised by Super PACs. Professor Lessig sees our system as corrupt when...political elections.In April 2013, Professor Lessig warned that regardless of your...
Around town for Friday, Nov. 14

...463-6236.Evening at Egan, 7 p.m., Egan Lecture Hall. "The World of Personal Finance" with Anselm Staack, Associate Professor of Accounting, UAS. Details: in the Rough: "The Winter's...


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