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Academic Recognitions

...semester.Juneau Resident Heidi Jane Jung was one of approximately 6,200 students to receive a degree at the University of Wisconsin - Madison during spring commencement. Jung earned a bachelor of science degree in Nursing.
Accumulated fragments: The patron saint of American wilderness

...Recently, it has been designated a National Historic Landmark.When Muir was 22, he enrolled at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, paying his own way for several years. He was never listed higher than a first-year student due to his...
Neighbors | 100 Anniversary
'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' feeds our social fantasies

"Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" is what happens when the nightmare of our nation's past gets scripted as a Hollywood horror movie. The jarring confusion of race slavery with a supernatural evil constitutes both the cleverness and silliness of the film.
Doggy do's and doggy don'ts

...the Web: McConnell is an adjunct assistant professor of zoology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her company, Dog's Best Friend, specializes in family dog training and treating aggressive dogs. Aside...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

New director and deputy regional forester for Forest Service: James Bartelme is the new director of forest management for the U.S. Forest Service Alaska Region headquarters in Juneau.
Panel hears plan to cap lawyers' fees in $3.4B settlement between American Indians, government

...before the panel Tuesday, and both said they believe the attorney fees should be capped. Richard Monette, a University of Wisconsin-Madison law professor and former tribal chairman of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, said the plaintiffs...
State arts council names new director

The Alaska State Council on the Arts has selected Shannon Daut from Denver, Colo., as the new executive director, effective Jan. 9, 2012.
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Department will use a new English language learner assessment

...The Alaska Department of Education and Early Development has signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Center for Educational Research to obtain a new English language proficiency assessment. The test...


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