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UAF in the news: week of July 30, 2007

Submitted by Marmian Grimes
Phone: (907) 474-7902


Whalebone mask may rewrite Aleut history
Anchorage Daily News, Seattle Times and several other publications
Archaeologists unearthing an ancient village from an Unalaska hillside believe they've found the remains of the oldest-known Aleut whalebone mask. Read more ...

UA researchers win grant to study climate change
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
A diverse team of University of Alaska researchers has been awarded $9 million to study climate change and the way it affects humans. Read more ...

They did it again: Summer Arts Festival brings out Fairbanks' best
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
More than 90 guest artists from Alaska and the world over. More than 800 student registrants from our hometown, across the nation and from locations overseas. Read more ...

UAF moose biologist honored
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
A scientist at the University of Alaska Fairbanks has been named North America's top moose biologist. Read more ...

Nanooks get job done in classroom
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
The Alaska Nanooks proved Tuesday that records can also be achieved away from the court, rink, range, pool and course. Read more ...

Mars mission captures local imagination
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Early Saturday morning, if all goes as planned, a rocket will launch from Cape Canaveral, Fla., carrying the Phoenix Lander bound for Mars. Read more ...

Program seeks new blood for fisheries
Anchorage Daily News
KODIAK -- A movement is afoot among Alaska educators and agencies to connect more young people from rural regions with careers in fisheries science and management. Read more ...

Fairbanksans leave imprint on new 'Simpsons' movie
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner and Anchorage Daily News
A couple of former Fairbanksans' fingerprints were all over "The Simpsons Movie"Ě when it hit the big screen this weekend. Read more ...

Nanooks land hoops recruit
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Finally there's some good news for the Alaska Nanooks men's basketball team. Read more ...

Amphibians hopping at Wyman's
Craig Daily Press
CRAIG--The peaceful croaking of the frogs in the oxbow next to the Yampa River east of Craig was interrupted by the swish of dropping nets and a cheer of success from the captors. Read more ...