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2015 Governor's Awards include Sealaska Heritage Institute

...and Nora Dauenhauer's Classics of Tlingit Oral Literature series, some of which were co-published by the University of Washington Press, and local carver Richard Beasley's series of Tlingit carving instruction books.Find out more at www...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-18/2015-governors-awards-include-sealaska-he
Art
Hope releases his first book of poetry

...gathered and transcribed by Richard and Nora Dauenhauer. The book is due to be released next year by SHI and the University of Washington Press.The Dauenhauers, widely regarded as preeminent scholars of Tlingit literature, have been very influential...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-11/hope-releases-his-first-book-poetry
Art
Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital adds surgeon to staff

...Hospital. "We look forward to her leadership in the coming year." McPherson's medical degree comes from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. She previously worked as a surgeon at Claremore Indian Hospital in Claremore...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-30/mt-edgecumbe-hospital-adds-surgeon-
Neighbors
Alaska Writer Laureate Nora Dauenhauer finishes up two-year term

...the series. That book, a collection of Raven stories, is expected to be published next year by SHI and the University of Washington Press. Still writingDauenhauer's appointment to the position of Writer Laureate is the latest in a long series...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-11-20/sharing-her-point-view
Art
WhaleFest explores gizmos, gadgets of cetacean science

...of the past was engineered for precisely the opposite purpose: Ross Coen, a Ph.D. history student at the University of Washington, spoke on Japan's balloon bombs. During World War II, Japanese scientists used hydrogen balloons and the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-12/whalefest-explores-gizmos-gadgets-cetac
Local
Alaskan 'Ghostwalker' speaks against smoking

...sharing my story."Patterson was asked recently to speak via webcast to a group of graduating students at the University of Washington School of Medicine by the Director of the CDC's office on smoking and health, Timothy McAfee. Patterson was...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-18/alaskan-ghostwalker-speaks-against-smok
Local
Seahawks mum about Australian rugby star

...Seattle has been linked to Hayne because of a recent visit to the Pacific Northwest during which Hayne took in the University of Washington and took a tour of the Seahawks facility.Carroll said he did not meet Hayne during his visit to Seattle. During...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-16/seahawks-mum-about-australian-rugby-st
Sports
New Alaska books

...2014)More than 30 years of research went into this book by Jana Harris, who teaches creative writing at the University of Washington. Here she links personal narratives culled from diaries, letters and interviews along a common theme of courtships...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-09/new-alaska-books
Art
Study links changing winds to warming in Pacific

...who did the work while a climatologist at the Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean at the University of Washington."So clearly, there are other factors stronger than the greenhouse forcing that is affecting those temperatures...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-22/study-links-changing-winds-warming-paci
State
World Affairs Council brings Mexico to the North

...for the rest of the weekend's discussion. It was an overview of the relations between U.S. and Mexico by University of Washington history professor and author Carlos Gil.Gil, whose parents immigrated into the U.S. from Mexico (he wrote...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-27/world-affairs-council-brings-mexico-nor
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