Princeton economist wins Nobel

...between income inequality and economic growth.The Princeton University economist's research has raised doubts about sweeping solutions...activists the way another Nobel-winning economist, Columbia University's Joseph Stiglitz, has. That may be because his views...
Nation and World
State school board approves tougher test standards

...reflect real-world achievement.The state's previous testing system found most students proficient even as half of incoming University of Alaska freshmen required remedial classes and one-fifth of Alaskans taking the ASVAB military test failed to meet minimum...
Richard Edward See

...president -- receiving high marks and acceptance to Stanford University. His competitive nature and sense of integrity prompted can't lean on your friends, who can you lean on?"A University of Alaska, Fairbanks graduate, Richard held a variety of...
Patricia Ann Brandt

...and was very proud of her Tlingit heritage. She graduated from high school then she attended Ricks College, Brigham Young University and later Southwestern. She was married to Jan P. Brandt on July 4, 1982 in Reno, Nevada and then moved to Coos Bay in...
University system takes steps to ready for shooting response

...students, faculty and staff at the University of Alaska Anchorage received an email...example of ways the campuses of the University of Alaska system tries to prepare students...component for an active shooting response, university spokeswoman Roberta Graham said.The...
Meet the Nomeite in charge of Alaska's elections

...raised mostly in Fairbanks.She attended Fort Hays State University in Kansas, graduating in 1996, and worked as a staffer in...she started attending graduate school at Portland State University and worked with the Denali Commission, as well as Kawerak...
Are gun violence researchers becoming an endangered species?

...why are so many people dying?'" said Philip Cook, a Duke University economist who in the 1970s began studying the impact of guns...Garen Wintemute, a long-time gun violence researcher at the University of California at Davis, spent more than $1 million of his...
Nation and World
Officials: CIA-backed Syrian rebels under Russian blitz

...the arms that America shoveled in have gone to al-Qaida and its affiliates," said Joshua Landis, a Syria expert at the University of Oklahoma.But in recent months, CIA-backed groups, fighting alongside more extremist factions, began to make progress...
Nation and World
UAA launches Alaska's first pharmacy program

ANCHORAGE - The University of Alaska Anchorage is launching the...program in partnership with Idaho State University.UAA announced Tuesday that students...UAA has an agreement with Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions...
Anchorage library loans out skulls, furs

...piece of baleen?All you need is a library card and a trip to the Alaska Resources Library and Information Services on the University of Alaska Anchorage campus.The library - better known as ARLIS - is home to the furs, mounts and skulls collection. It's...


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