More than just a place to play

...expensive."The issue of a decaying, worn out playground wasn't a concern just for aesthetics.Research out of Stanford University has shown recess, though normally not considered part of a school's learning environment, is critical to keeping...
Medicare to cover end-of-life counseling

...2016."End-of-life discussions should be part of the life cycle," said Dr. Philip Pizzo, former dean of Stanford University medical school and the report's co-chair. "Beginning Medicare is one of those times, since it can be a point...
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Home Runs: Homegrown solutions can end fossil fuel rollercoaster Germany is now well on its way toward its goal of 100 percent renewable energy by 2050.Civil engineers at Stanford University reported this month that a similar transition is possible in every U.S. state - even Alaska - in the same time period...
Local college student modifies innovative biology technique

FAIRBANKS - A local undergraduate student has altered an innovative biology technique developed at Stanford University to make it more cost-effective for researchers at smaller laboratories.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported that Stanford...
UAS to graduate 603 students

...service to the Juneau community, the state and nation. Corbus already holds a bachelor's of science degree from Stanford University in industrial engineering and a master's in business administration from Dartmouth College. Additionally, Corbus...
CEO to cut his pay so workers earn $70K

...employees, the announcement received immense attention. But corporate governance professor David Larcker of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business said it's unclear if Price's unusual gesture will start a trend."It's an alternative...
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Author Chang to speak at UAS Tuesday

..., executive director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts at Stanford University, is the recipient of many literary honors, including the American Book Award and the Asian American Literary...
Big win for incumbents on Election Day

...was appointed to fill then-Rep. Beth Kerttula's seat in February after she resigned to take a position at Stanford University. But after winning his race Tuesday night by a wide margin, it's clear Juneau wants to keep Kito around. He...
Evening at Egan to feature Stephen Langdon

...productivity. Langdon taught at UAA from 1976 until June 2014. He obtained his doctorate in anthropology from Stanford University in 1977 based on three years of commercial fishing with Tlingit and Haida purse seine captains in Craig and Klawock...
Juneau delegation outlines priorities

...fill former Democratic Rep. Beth Kerttula's downtown seat in February 2014 when she left for a brief stint at Stanford University.Besides patching the estimated $3.5 billion state budget deficit for fiscal year 2016, Kito will focus on...
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