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Student Investment Fund surpasses $1 million

Andrea Miller 907-474-5942 2/26/2015 The Student Investment Fund at the University of Alaska Fairbanks recently surpassed a total of $1 million. The fund was...

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Snaps meets his public. Hannah Foss is using her skills as a UAF mascot to connect with visitors. Photo by Theresa Bakker

Museum wants to help visitors walk with dinosaurs

Photo by Theresa BakkerMuseum animator Hannah Foss introduces the dinosaur costume known as Snaps to the community at the open house in January. The final version...

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As the peony industry grows, so does the need for trained farm laborers in Alaska.

Peony farmers focus on ag labor needs

As the peony industry grows, so does the need for trained farm laborers in Alaska.Nancy Tarnai 907-474-5042 2/24/15 Obviously, Alaska’s farms can’t run without...

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UAF photo by JR. Ancheta Children explore one of the activities at the 2014 Engineering Open House.

Engineering open house slated Saturday

UAF photo by JR. Ancheta Children explore one of the activities at the 2014 Engineering Open House. Marmian Grimes 907-474-7902 2/24/15 The University of Alaska...

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UA Board of Regents approves tuition increase

Carla Beam 907-244-6502 2/20/15 The University of Alaska Board of Regents on Friday approved a 5 percent increase on tuition at campuses throughout the state. The...

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Designer to receive international Vizzie award

Designer to receive international Vizzie award

Kristin Timm 907-474-7064 2/18/2015 Kristin Timm, a designer with the Interior Department’s Alaska Climate Science Center and the University of Alaska Fairbanks,...

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A yearly freshwater flood into the Gulf of Alaska

A yearly freshwater flood into the Gulf of Alaska

Ned Rozell 907-474-7468 2/19/2015 Ice like this in Glacier Bay carries freshwater from land to sea in southern Alaska. Photo by Joanna Young. Satellite data has...

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Ag conference hosted in Fairbanks

Ag conference hosted in Fairbanks

Debbie Carter 907-474-5406 2/23/2015 The Alaska Sustainable Agriculture Conference, March 4-5 in Fairbanks, will highlight farm decision making and sustainable farming...

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‘Drums of Winter’ film to be shown in Fairbanks

‘Drums of Winter’ film to be shown in Fairbanks

Theresa Bakker 907-474-6941 2/19/15 Photo courtesy Oregon Provence ArchivesDancers perform in a scene from “Uksuum Cauyai: The Drums of Winter,” a recently...

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Summer Sessions registration opens Feb. 23

Registration opens Monday, Feb. 23, for 250 Summer Sessions classes at the University of Alaska Fairbanks as well as the nine children’s day camps that will...

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