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A long way from home

...museum's catalog records lacked provenience (i.e., birthplace) information for the item. For that reason, University of Alaska Museum of the North Director Dr. Aldona Jonaitis said the helmet probably didn't arrive in Springfield via an ethnographer...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-01-16/long-way-home
Art
Cattle herds on remote islands face threat

...a population on non-native arctic foxes, said Withrow, collection manager for the bird department at the University of Alaska Museum of the North in Fairbanks.Ebbert, the federal wildlife manager, says restoring the environment means removing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-17/cattle-herds-remote-islands-face-threat
State
Visiting bats, hot maggots of autumn

...advanced-placement biology at North Pole High School, recently teamed with Derek Sikes, curator of insects at the University of Alaska Museum of the North, who did his graduate work on insects that help reduce carcasses to nothing. At his urging...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-11-08/visiting-bats-hot-maggots-autumn
Outdoors
Museum of the North researchers discover dinosaur fossils

Researchers for the University of Alaska Museum of the North have found a major new site for dinosaur fossils along the Yukon River. A recent trip netted about 2,000 pounds...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-09-26/museum-north-researchers-discover-dinosau
Art
Young brothers begin work on downtown totem pole

...According to art historians and Northwest Coast scholars, including Aldona Jonaitis, director emerita of the University of Alaska Museum of the North, totem poles likely developed right in the Youngs' backyard. Historical photographs and other...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-08-29/young-brothers-begin-work-downtown-totem-
Art
UA museum exhibit marks centennial of first successful Mt. McKinley summit

...your hand, and I want to make sure I don't transfer any oils to the paper," said Linn, a curator at the University of Alaska Museum of the North, explaining the reason for the gloves. The small notebook she held in her hand was the original...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-27/ua-museum-exhibit-marks-centennial-firs
State
Life recycled on a far-off gravel bar

...pull blue-bodied blowflies from five miles downstream. According to Derek Sikes, entomology curator at the University of Alaska Museum of the North, the two flies most likely to arrive first are Cynomya cadaverina and Calliphora vomitoria.Each...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-16/life-recycled-far-gravel-bar
State
UA museum exhibit marks centennial of first successful Mt. McKinley summit

...your hand, and I want to make sure I don't transfer any oils to the paper," said Linn, a curator at the University of Alaska Museum of the North, explaining the reason for the gloves.The small notebook she held in her hand was the original...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-27/ua-museum-exhibit-marks-centennial-firs
State
Parnell's board reappointments include Juneau's Zachary Jones and Ben Brown

...Fairbanks. Randall is a district manager for Wells Fargo Bank, and Woodward is an academic affiliate at the University of Alaska Museum and a professor emeritus of art and northern studies at UAF. Woodward, who formerly worked at the Alaska State...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-07-11/parnells-board-reappointments-include-jun
Art
Museum of the North exhibit highlights Changing Alaska

A new installation in the University of Alaska Museum of the North in Fairbanks introduces visitors to the Gallery of Alaska. The installation, Changing Alaska, emphasizes the importance...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-07-19/museum-north-exhibit-highlights-changing-
Art

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