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Alaska Public
UAF student acquitted of rape charge sues school for withholding degreeA former University of Alaska Fairbanks student is suing the school for withhol
UAF student acquitted of rape charge sues school for withholding degree
Alaska Public / Posted 14 hours ago
A former University of Alaska Fairbanks student is suing the school for withholding his diploma. In February Nolan Youngmun was acquitted of charges he raped another UAF student. Youngmun’s attorney says the University has dragged its feet in its own... Read more
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Alaska Public
Tuesday, July 26, 2016student acquitted of rape charge sues school for withholding degree Robert Han
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted 14 hours ago
student acquitted of rape charge sues school for withholding degree Robert Hannon, KUAC – Fairbanks A former University of Alaska Fairbanks student is suing the school for withholding his diploma. In February Nolan Youngmun was... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Restaurant suspends Chena River golf game after complaintimmediately returned. The game was stopped after a complaint by Anchorage envi
Restaurant suspends Chena River golf game after complaint
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
immediately returned. The game was stopped after a complaint by Anchorage environmental activist Rick Steiner, a former University of Alaska Fairbanks professor, who stopped at the restaurant on the way back from a trip to the upper Noatak River... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Sens sign three to AHL contractsBINGHAMTON (WBNG) – The Binghamton Senators, American Hockey League affiliate o
Sens sign three to AHL contracts
WBNG Binghamton / Posted yesterday
BINGHAMTON (WBNG) – The Binghamton Senators, American Hockey League affiliate of the National Hockey League's Ottawa Senators, announced today that the club has signed defenseman Chris Carlisle, forward Kyle Flanagan, and goaltender Scott Greenham to... Read more
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express
Bermuda Triangle mystery solved? Experts claim methane gas explosions could be responsiblego missing over the Bermuda Triangle, according to the study published in Scien
Bermuda Triangle mystery solved? Experts claim methane gas explosions could be responsible
express / Posted 2 days ago
go missing over the Bermuda Triangle, according to the study published in Science in Siberia. Vladimir Romanovsky, of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, told Live Science: "It is very probable that the similar sinkholes in the ocean were produced... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Public transportation fan takes over Fairbanks bus systemher grandmother, the late Grace Greenlee. The family vacationed at a cabin at H
Public transportation fan takes over Fairbanks bus system
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
her grandmother, the late Grace Greenlee. The family vacationed at a cabin at Harding Lake. Felix also attended the University of Alaska Fairbanks and worked as an administrative assistant at the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce from... Read more
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Wired News
There’s a Good Explanation for This Bouncy Patch of Grass in Siberiaof water might build up under what looks like solid ground. “It’s common,” says
There’s a Good Explanation for This Bouncy Patch of Grass in Siberia
Wired News / Posted 2 days ago
of water might build up under what looks like solid ground. “It’s common,” says Vladimir Romanovsky, a geophysicist at University of Alaska Fairbanks. The photos published in the Siberian Times do show water seeping out of the ground after... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Visiting a ghost town on the Tanana Rivernow an intriguing place name on the map, slowly being reclaimed by trees and ri
Visiting a ghost town on the Tanana River
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 4 days ago
now an intriguing place name on the map, slowly being reclaimed by trees and river and silence. Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation with the UAF research... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Discovering the hidden universe at bug campemerged as men and women, a few may talk about these July mornings as the start
Discovering the hidden universe at bug camp
Juneau Empire / Posted 5 days ago
emerged as men and women, a few may talk about these July mornings as the start of something. • Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation with the UAF research... Read more
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PhysOrg
Trees' surprising role in the boreal water cycle quantifiedof year. The water stored in trees has previously been considered just a minor
Trees' surprising role in the boreal water cycle quantified
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
of year. The water stored in trees has previously been considered just a minor part of the water cycle, but a new study by University of Alaska Fairbanks scientists shows otherwise. Research published this week in Scientific Reports is the first... Read more
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Forest Lake Times
Emmer faces Kern, Munro in 6th District primary |positions before the primary. About the candidates Emmer was born in 1961 and r
Emmer faces Kern, Munro in 6th District primary |
Forest Lake Times / Posted 7 days ago
positions before the primary. About the candidates Emmer was born in 1961 and raised in Minnesota. He graduated from the University of Alaska-Fairbanks and then William Mitchell College of Law. Emmer and his wife, Jacquie, are celebrating their... Read more
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Alaska Public
19-year-old Shishmaref man honored at the White HouseI felt when I was there. HUGHES: My last question for you is what your next st
19-year-old Shishmaref man honored at the White House
Alaska Public / Posted 8 days ago
I felt when I was there. HUGHES: My last question for you is what your next step is? ESAU: I’m currently studying at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in Tribal Management and hopefully continue with a Rural Development degree so that I can go... Read more
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Alaska Public
What happened to all the Chinook Salmon? New research points to potential predatorsheads and said, ‘Where are all the kings? What happened to all the kings?'” sai
What happened to all the Chinook Salmon? New research points to potential predators
Alaska Public / Posted 8 days ago
heads and said, ‘Where are all the kings? What happened to all the kings?'” said Andy Seitz, an associate professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences. At a lecture in Unalaska this week, Seitz explained... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Sheefish a shiny surprisedays because much of it is made from a soy product," he said. And my friend Wa
Sheefish a shiny surprise
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 11 days ago
days because much of it is made from a soy product," he said. And my friend Walkie Charles, a linguistics professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks who grew up on the lower Yukon River, told me the Yup'ik word for the mysterious foam that... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Salmon sharks contribute to chinook declineloose in around 50 days, and then float to the surface and upload their data to
Salmon sharks contribute to chinook decline
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 11 days ago
loose in around 50 days, and then float to the surface and upload their data to a satellite high up in sky. Seitz, of the University of Alaska Fairbanks' School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, gave an update on his three-year research project,... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Refuge Notebook: Coyotes prove adaptable on the Kenai Peninsulawith wolves. During that study, eight instances of wolves killing coyotes were
Refuge Notebook: Coyotes prove adaptable on the Kenai Peninsula
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 11 days ago
with wolves. During that study, eight instances of wolves killing coyotes were documented. Later, from 1987 to 1991, University of Alaska Fairbanks graduate student Win Staples conducted research on coyotes and lynx on the Refuge when the... Read more
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Juneau Empire
A ghost town on the Tanana Riveran intriguing place name on the map, slowly being reclaimed by trees and river
A ghost town on the Tanana River
Juneau Empire / Posted 12 days ago
an intriguing place name on the map, slowly being reclaimed by trees and river and deep quiet. • Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation with the UAF research... Read more
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PhysOrg
Cougars could save lives by lowering vehicle collisions with deerConservation Letters. The student-led project was initiated during a community
Cougars could save lives by lowering vehicle collisions with deer
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
Conservation Letters. The student-led project was initiated during a community ecology class Prugh taught in 2014 at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Lead author Sophie Gilbert, now a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Alberta, will... Read more
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Alaska Public
Budget cuts lead to sale of popular Fairbanks well by DOTthem have the spring water if they can find somebody to maintain it and stuff,”
Budget cuts lead to sale of popular Fairbanks well by DOT
Alaska Public / Posted 13 days ago
them have the spring water if they can find somebody to maintain it and stuff,” Kohl said. Doug Kane, a hydrologist at the University of Alaska Fairbanks says tradition and ease of access sets Fox springs apart, not necessarily the water. “And... Read more
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Juneau Empire
UAF prof looks to develop subsistence food safety projectorganizations in Sitka want to collaborate on a project to find the answers? T
UAF prof looks to develop subsistence food safety project
Juneau Empire / Posted 14 days ago
organizations in Sitka want to collaborate on a project to find the answers? Those were the questions Dr. Todd O’Hara of University of Alaska Fairbanks was hoping to answer on a scoping mission this week to Sitka and Hoonah, meeting with... Read more
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Alaska Public
Fairbanks classroom shows potential for 3-D printingcosts. Joel Sturm is a Program Assistant for the Drafting and Design Technolog
Fairbanks classroom shows potential for 3-D printing
Alaska Public / Posted 14 days ago
costs. Joel Sturm is a Program Assistant for the Drafting and Design Technology Department at CTC – the downtown branch of University of Alaska Fairbanks. “I think that printers in general, the 3-D printers, are very in line with the Alaska duct... Read more
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Juneau Empire
School, Alaska officials seek input on tsunami guidelinesKODIAK — The University of Alaska Fairbanks and state officials are seeking pub
School, Alaska officials seek input on tsunami guidelines
Juneau Empire / Posted 16 days ago
KODIAK — The University of Alaska Fairbanks and state officials are seeking public input on new guidelines for how coastal communities should respond to tsunamis. New modeling shows the potential for extreme currents and flooding if a large tsunami... Read more
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TribLIVE
Dormont-Mt. Lebanon Sportsmen’s Club rifle team captures national titleGa., has won it seven times, the Black Hawks Rifle Club six times, the Palmyra
Dormont-Mt. Lebanon Sportsmen’s Club rifle team captures national title
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
Ga., has won it seven times, the Black Hawks Rifle Club six times, the Palmyra Rifle Team of Palmyra three times and the University of Alaska Fairbanks — last year's champion — three times. Dormont-Mt. Lebanon, meanwhile, never finished higher... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Moose not easy to see on big Alaska riverstudents Jason Clark and Alison Beamish are in the other. Clark is here to hel
Moose not easy to see on big Alaska river
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 18 days ago
students Jason Clark and Alison Beamish are in the other. Clark is here to help with a project envisioned by his advisor, University of Alaska Fairbanks ecologist Ken Tape. Tape studies moose populations and their fluctuations in Alaska. He finds... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Alaska Science Forum: Sheefish a shiny surprise on interior riverlike the foam itself. “When my father saw qapneq he said it meant the fish were
Alaska Science Forum: Sheefish a shiny surprise on interior river
Juneau Empire / Posted 19 days ago
like the foam itself. “When my father saw qapneq he said it meant the fish were coming.” • Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation with the UAF research... Read more
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Newsmax
Glacier Bay Landslide in Alaska Sends 100 Million Tons of Earth Tumblingrecent past," wrote KHNS. Michael West, an Alaska state seismologist and direc
Glacier Bay Landslide in Alaska Sends 100 Million Tons of Earth Tumbling
Newsmax / Posted 20 days ago
recent past," wrote KHNS. Michael West, an Alaska state seismologist and director of the Alaska Earthquake Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, told the radio station that the vibrations from the slide were picked up in Barrow and... Read more
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Alaska Public
Paralytic shellfish poisoning poses a serious risk in four Juneau-Douglas beachesand June, and that’s why we’re having a lot of PSP notifications in the region,
Paralytic shellfish poisoning poses a serious risk in four Juneau-Douglas beaches
Alaska Public / Posted 21 days ago
and June, and that’s why we’re having a lot of PSP notifications in the region,” Tobin said. Tobin is a researcher for the University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences. They collaborate with the Southeast Alaska Tribal... Read more
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Juneau Empire
UAF interim chancellor namedUniversity of Alaska President Jim Johnsen has appointed Dana L. Thomas as inte
UAF interim chancellor named
Juneau Empire / Posted 24 days ago
University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen has appointed Dana L. Thomas as interim chancellor of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Thomas will begin on Aug. 14, succeeding outgoing UAF Interim Chancellor Mike Powers who will leave his post on Aug.... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Alaska Science Forum: Moose not easy to see on big Alaska riverhe thinks. Our score, for a small portion of Allen’s route: Two (or 1) moose,
Alaska Science Forum: Moose not easy to see on big Alaska river
Juneau Empire / Posted 26 days ago
he thinks. Our score, for a small portion of Allen’s route: Two (or 1) moose, to his zero. • Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation with the UAF research... Read more
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The Atlantic
Should Any Ideas Be 'Off the Table' in Campus Debates?If you look at some of the free speech infringements sometimes it's even the pr
Should Any Ideas Be 'Off the Table' in Campus Debates?
The Atlantic / Posted 26 days ago
If you look at some of the free speech infringements sometimes it's even the professors against the students... At the University of Alaska Fairbanks you had a gender-studies professor who launched a complaint about a student newspaper against... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Spruce aphid: Small bugs, big problemAuke Rec is one infestation hot spot. Casey Matney, agriculture and horticultur
Spruce aphid: Small bugs, big problem
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 29 days ago
Auke Rec is one infestation hot spot. Casey Matney, agriculture and horticulture agent for the Kenai Peninsula with the University of Alaska Fairbanks, says that there are some treatment options for spruce aphid. “Two ways you can treat spruce... Read more
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Alaska Public
UAF researcher looks at causes of the 9/11 World Trade Center attackA University of Alaska Fairbanks researcher is working to unravel a lingering m
UAF researcher looks at causes of the 9/11 World Trade Center attack
Alaska Public / Posted 29 days ago
A University of Alaska Fairbanks researcher is working to unravel a lingering mystery of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City. The collapse of Building 7, near the Twin Towers, has long been a centerpiece... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Uncertainty complicates crucial predictions about Alaska's futureas one-quarter of Alaska's permafrost could melt by 2100, a USGS study from lat
Uncertainty complicates crucial predictions about Alaska's future
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 1 months ago
as one-quarter of Alaska's permafrost could melt by 2100, a USGS study from late last year predicted. David McGuire, a University of Alaska Fairbanks biologist who is one of the co-authors of the USGS report, also was one of the 98 experts... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Bears bother lonely science instrumentsrunways in villages and knock down all the runway lights, which make a slight h
Bears bother lonely science instruments
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 1 months ago
runways in villages and knock down all the runway lights, which make a slight humming sound." Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation with the UAF research... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Alaska Science Forum: Summer solstice doesn't mean maximum warmthair near you is prepared to defy the long-term average by being extra hot. Or u
Alaska Science Forum: Summer solstice doesn't mean maximum warmth
Juneau Empire / Posted 1 months ago
air near you is prepared to defy the long-term average by being extra hot. Or unusually cold. • Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation with the UAF research... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Spruce aphid: Small bugs, big problemAuke Rec is one infestation hot spot. Casey Matney, agriculture and horticultu
Spruce aphid: Small bugs, big problem
Juneau Empire / Posted 1 months ago
Auke Rec is one infestation hot spot. Casey Matney, agriculture and horticulture agent for the Kenai Peninsula with the University of Alaska Fairbanks, says that there are some treatment options for spruce aphid. “Two ways you can treat spruce... Read more
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Alaska Public
Thursday, June 23, 2016Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia So
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted 1 months ago
Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor is scheduled to speak at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. UAF Summer Sessions will host Sotomayor at the Davis Concert Hall August 14th. Future of... Read more
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Alaska Public
Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor to speak at UAF in AugustUnited States Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor is scheduled to s
Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor to speak at UAF in August
Alaska Public / Posted 1 months ago
United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor is scheduled to speak at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. UAF Summer Sessions will host Sotomayor at the Davis Concert Hall August 14th. Sonia Sotomayor (Photo courtesy of the White... Read more
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PhysOrg
New technique settles old debate on highest peaks in US Arcticsame area as the glaciers we were studying and several of the peaks ended up in
New technique settles old debate on highest peaks in US Arctic
PhysOrg / Posted 1 months ago
same area as the glaciers we were studying and several of the peaks ended up in our maps," says Nolan, a professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the lead-author of the study. He had been mapping glacier volume change in the Brooks... Read more

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