Austrian consultant to discuss nuclear and other fallout detection

An academic consultant will discuss emergency response activities and modeling at the Austrian Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics at noon, Dec. 2, in the Elvey Building’s Globe Room.

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Featured photo of the week

A northern red-backed vole (Myodes rutilus) climbs down an aspen tree trunk headfirst. This behavior, as well as the ability to rotate hind feet backward to support body weight, is normally found in mammals adapted to climbing and has not been documented previously in voles. Former UAF undergraduate Jon Nations, now a technician at the UA Museum of the North, was awarded several grants from the Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Activities program to study climbing behavior in this species and has submitted a paper to the Journal of Mammalogy describing his results.

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December museum programs explore space

Explore space all month long at the UA Museum of the North, starting with Family Day on Dec. 6.

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Nanook Hall of Fame 2014 nominations sought

The Alaska Nanooks Athletics Department is accepting nominations for the Nanook Hall of Fame Class of 2014. Submissions are due by April 30.

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M-Cubed class offers math options for students

A new course, M-Cubed (Modularized Mastery Math), allows students to complete their developmental math sequence (DEVM 060 and 105) in one semester.

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Dave Klein, ’53

During his 60-plus years in Alaska, Dave Klein, ’53, has been a student, scientist, advocate, mentor and milker of cows. His indefatigable curiosity and generous spirit draw admiration from fellow biologists and students past and present.

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