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University of Alaska Anchorage News
Oct. 21, 2021
The seven-institution team, led by Jennifer Schmidt of the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) at the University of Alaska Anchorage, includes land managers, economists and ecologists from the Center for Ecosystem Science and Society and The W. A. Franke College of Business at NAU, the University of Colorado, Tanana Chiefs Conference and the USFS Wildfire Research Center (WiRē). Using this interdisciplinary approach, the “Socio-ecological considerations for sustainAble Fuel treatments to Reduce wildfire Risk (SAFRR)” team will work with residents to design fuel treatments that can help protect their homes from wildfire.
Oct. 17, 2021
For the past 13 years, pharmacy students at the University of Alaska Anchorage — along with local licensed pharmacists and nurses who volunteer their time to supervise the students — have devoted a couple Saturdays in October to visit assisted living homes around the city, administering flu shots to hundreds of seniors like West.
Oct. 15, 2021
Especially in Alaska, the more people who know how to keep airplanes in the air the better. However, it’s a big state and there are mechanics in rural locations that don’t have the same accessibility to classes to excel their knowledge. From the University of Alaska Anchorage, the Mechanical Helper Education Program seeks to offer knowledge to anyone who wants to learn.
University of Alaska Fairbanks News
Oct. 17, 2021For the first time in over a year and a half, the University of Alaska Fairbanks hosted a swim meet on Friday. The meet continued on Saturday with the Nanooks cruising to victory both days against Nebraska Kearney.Read Article
Oct. 15, 2021The University of Alaska International Arctic Research Center has launched their “Fresh Eyes on Ice” project to the public. According to Brooke Woods, Fisheries Analyst and Outreach Coordinator for the Yukon River Intertribal Fish Commission with Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC), the data gathered will benefit Alaskan Native communities along rivers.Read Article
Oct. 12, 2021The infamous “Into the Wild” bus is now visible to the public again as restoration and conservation efforts continue on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus.Read Article
University of Alaska Southeast News
Oct. 19, 2021UAS will play a role in Indigenous music festival in Juneau. "We want people to come together and witness and see the beauty of Indigenous music. It’s not just drums and flutes. We have every genre out there,” Blanchett said. “We’re seeing this as a marquee destination festival. The sky’s the limit, right? If we build it right people come from all over the world.”Read Article
Oct. 7, 2021The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) will recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day with a conversation event titled “Ḵaa Tukax̱saké Héende – Towards the River That Untangles a Personʼs Mind.”Read Article
Oct. 1, 2021Ernestine is the author of several critically acclaimed works, including two memoirs, Blonde Indian and The Tao of Raven. She earned her Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree from UAS and her Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and Literary Arts from the University of Alaska Anchorage.Read Article