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UA system appoints new president

The University of Alaska system has named its new president. After searching for months, the university's Board of Regents voted Tuesday to appoint Dr. Jim Johnsen as president.
Jazz & Classics' Summer String Workshop runs Aug. 12-14

...violinist Tracy Helming and cellist Rajan Krishnaswami, the workshop will take place Aug. 12 through 14 at the University of Alaska Southeast's Egan Classrooms."Education is an important part of our mission at Jazz & Classics and we want to offer...
University of Alaska's presumptive president visits Juneau for question session

University of Alaska president candidate Jim Johnsen said he expects the state university system to be providing fewer academic programs in 10 years, but that the remaining areas of study will be stronger and more successful.
State | Local
What's happening this week

...ARTSLaunch party for Tidal Echoes, 7 p.m. Friday, April 24, Egan Lecture Hall. Tidal Echoes is the University of Alaska Southeast's literary and art journal. The featured writer for this year's edition is Ishmael Hope, and the featured...
Tidal Echoes launch party set for Friday

CCW staff report This year's edition of Tidal Echoes, the University of Alaska Southeast's literary and art journal, will be celebrated with a release party at 7 p.m. Friday, April 24, at the Egan Lecture Hall.
Around town for Tuesday, Feb. 10

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428. Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.
The collective voice of 'Tidal Echoes'

My English major brain told me editing wouldn't be difficult, just a list of to-dos. Somehow I thought the job would resemble looking over college papers to move an occasional comma or correct "then" to "than.
Native Voices traveling exhibit opens in Juneau April 14

The Alaska State Library & Historical Collections will host the traveling exhibit Native Voices: Native Peoples' Concepts of Health and Illness, created by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
Mack: Safety before profits, when it comes to transboundary mines

Eight months ago, Jacinda Mack watched as the Mount Polley dam failure released a flood of toxic water and tailings into the Quesnel Lake watershed.
Ferry, timber, UAS dollars added back

The deflated Alaska Marine Highway System budget saw a modest increase and some shuffling during an hours-long House Finance committee meeting Tuesday.
State | AK legislature


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