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Alaska Science Forum: Far-north changes pondered in San Francisco

...highlights from that and a few of thousands of science bites offered at the meeting. The meeting...others, said Marco Tedesco of the National Science Foundation. This news came a day after...shift is underway.Jeffries, now Arctic Science Advisor for the Office of Naval Research...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/alaska-science-forum-far-north-chang
Outdoors
My Turn: Competing religions at Christmas

...replaced by plastic currency often exchanged through even more invisible electronic bytes. How capitalism operates can't be a science if we're asked to trust in inviable ideas instead of quantifiably reproducible measurements. The fact is, on a daily basis...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-19/my-turn-competing-religions-christmas
Opinion
ANSWER 2.0 recruiting sixth graders

Alaska's education resource center SERRC is looking for sixth grade student interested in applying for science, technology, engineering, and math program called "ANSWER 2.0."ANSWER 2.0 is a pilot project aimed to expand STEM education...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-14/answer-20-recruiting-sixth-graders
Neighbors
State approves tougher math standards for graduation

...with the Class of 2015. It increased credits for math and science while decreasing the work readiness program.The increased...will now allow students to test out of math, language arts, science, social studies and world languages courses; school accountability...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-14/state-approves-tougher-math-standards-g
Local
Baltuck to lead presentation, class this weekend

...Collections program this Saturday, Dec. 13, from 10:30 a.m. noon. Baltuck's academic background in botany and science informs her passion for drawing and painting nature, which is the primary subject matter of her work. She will discuss thelink...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-12/baltuck-lead-presentation-class-weekend
Art
My Turn: Bristol Bay salmon are in the spotlight, and rightly so

...As for the separate question of the science, it, for example, cannot be seriously...connected with Pebble. Pebble only wants science that will demonstrate the value of the minerals in the ground, not science that calls out the risks. With all...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-12/my-turn-bristol-bay-salmon-are-spotli
Opinion
Mastodons long gone from the north

...across North America as ice sheets grew and melted. What was different about the last big melt that killed off the mastodons for good?? Ned Rozell is a science writer for the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-12/mastodons-long-gone-north
Outdoors
Alaska Science Forum: Alaska blackfish in a world of its own

...Indeed a fortunate observer may still see the dogs throw up the fish alive, provided only that the fish were not too hard frozen."? Ned Rozell is a science writer for the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-05/alaska-science-forum-alaska-blackfis
Outdoors
Educator Spotlight: Elisabeth Hauser

...education. I am a huge advocate of science education for young children. I strongly believe that hands-on science in the classroom gives children more...reading. I am member of both the National Science Teachers Association and the Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-07/educator-spotlight-elisabeth-hauser
Neighbors
Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital adds surgeon to staff

...and performed her internship and residency at East Tennessee State University.This is McPherson's second stint in Alaska. She earned two Bachelor's degrees in science from the University of Alaska Anchorage, graduating with honors.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-30/mt-edgecumbe-hospital-adds-surgeon-
Neighbors

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