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Students to practice marksmanship, firefighting at UAF

Marmian Grimes 907-474-7902 7/28/14 Students from the 2014 Alaska Youth Academy will be practicing marksmanship and firefighting on the University of Alaska Fairbanks...

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Peter selected to lead UAF rural, community, Native education

Peter selected to lead UAF rural, community, Native education

Evon PeterMarmian Grimes 907-474-7902 907-460-4750 7/25/14 University of Alaska Fairbanks alumnus Evon Peter has been selected to serve as the new vice chancellor...

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Caribou from the Central Arctic herd along the Sagavanirktok River in northern Alaska. Photo by D. Gustiine, USGS.

More wildfires could cut success for hunters of forest-dwelling caribou

Kristin Timm 907-474-7064 7-25-2014 Photo by D. Gustine, USGSCaribou from the Central Arctic herd along the Sagavanirktok River in northern Alaska. Everyone needs...

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Unmanned aircraft meeting to be held in September

Unmanned aircraft meeting to be held in September

Photo by Todd ParisMike Cook is happy at the end of successful training mission with Fairbanks Fire Department, Fairbanks Police Department and the Alaska State...

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An Alaska wood frog creates a hibernacula from duff and leaf litter in a spruce forest on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus in preparation for the long winter freeze. Credit: Uwe Anders.

Alaska frogs stock up on glucose to survive extreme cold

Photo by Uwe Anders An Alaska wood frog creates a hibernaculum from duff and leaf litter in a spruce forest on the Fairbanks campus in preparation for the long...

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Hecla Greens Creek Mining Co. honors O’Neill

Hecla Greens Creek Mining Co. honors O’Neill

Patrick O’Neill The Hecla Mining Co. has renamed its Hecla Greens Creek Mining Co. recruitment scholarship in honor of University of Alaska Fairbanks alumnus...

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Matanuska farm welcomes new superintendent

Matanuska farm welcomes new superintendent

Nancy Tarnai 907-474-5042 7/18/14 Angie Freeman Shephard is the new superintendent at the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Matanuska Experiment Farm. Freeman...

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R/V Sikuliaq embarking on first voyage into seawater

R/V Sikuliaq embarking on first voyage into seawater

Sharice Walker907-474-7208 7/18/2014 The newest ship in the U.S. research fleet will be getting its first sip of saltwater soon. The research vessel Sikuliaq is...

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Earthquake monitoring arrives in Barrow

Earthquake monitoring arrives in Barrow

Photo courtesy of Brian CoyleA custom drill designed for the Alaska phase of the EarthScope project bores a hole near Barrow. Lea Gardine 907-474-7664 07/18/14 The...

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Matanuska Experiment Farm celebrates agriculture

Nancy Tarnai 907-474-5042 7/18/14 Alaska Agriculture Appreciation Day, set for Aug. 7 at the Matanuska Experiment Farm in Palmer, will highlight agricultural endeavors...

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