BC researchers study hitchhiking

Scholars from the University of Northern British Columbia are expanding a study conducted since 2012 with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police...
Backlash over Mormon LGBT rule spreads among faithful

...members and their children have triggered a firestorm of backlash from church members of all political backgrounds.Mormon scholar Patrick Mason said the symbolism of targeting kids has riled up even conservative, orthodox Latter-day Saints who don't...
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What's happening this week, Nov. 11-17

...Vivian Faith Prescott. Free. Evening at Egan: A Fulbright Scholar in Israel, 7-8:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 13, Egan Library...Tamone, Professor of Biology. Tamone was awarded a Fulbright Scholar Research Award to study crustacean biology in Israel for four...
SHI to sponsor lectures for Native American Heritage Month

...David A. BoxleyTuesday, Nov. 10: The Antiquity and Evolution of Northwest Coast Art with Northwest Coast Art author and scholar Steve BrownFriday, Nov. 13: Retrospective Views of Dr. Walter Soboleff, panel speakers TBATuesday, Nov.17: Discovering...
Experts dismiss Carson's belief pyramids used to store grain

...Jodi Magness, a specialist in biblical archaeology at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, said she knows of no scholar or archaeologist who questions that the pyramids were used as royal tombs."This is not an academic topic of debate," Magness...
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SHI to sponsor lecture on repatriation of headdress by visiting scholar

...the institute's Visiting Scholar Program to conduct a new study...Heritage sponsors a Visiting Scholar Program for graduate students...history. SHI provides visiting scholars with logistical support, of SHI staff for the scholar's research. The program...
Five-year exhibit at Penn Museum features Southeast Tlingit contributors

Tlingit artists from Southeast Alaska are among the Native American and Alaska Native artists and scholars involved in a major exhibit at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology in Philadelphia called "Native...
UA encourages high school seniors to apply early

...decisions regarding classes and majors, and learn about campus life."Oba said the Alaska Performance Scholarship and UA Scholars awards also are important for student success - both can help to pay costs of college, paving the way to college degrees...
Princeton economist wins Nobel

...understanding poverty at the very basic level," said Torsten Persson, secretary of the award committee.He becomes the sixth scholar affiliated with Princeton to win the Nobel in economics since it was first given in 1969."That lightning would strike me...
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Life into art: DeRoux installs new public art in Juneau

...well. "Wisdom" is an eagle and a raven, each standing atop a stack of books.DeRoux spoke with recently deceased renowned scholar Richard Dauenhauer about the sculptures. Richard Dauenhauer and Nora Marks Dauenhauer, his wife, have published a number...


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