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UAF in the news: Week of Nov. 12, 2007

Submitted by Marmian Grimes
Phone: 907-474-7902

11/16/07

UAF Native science, engineering society named best in nation
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Out of the 162 college chapters of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society, the chapter at the University of Alaska Fairbanks was the best last year. Read more ...

It’s a long journey to reach the Classic
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
The newest school to enter the ranks of NCAA Division I basketball is traveling the farthest to reach the 2007 BP Top of the World Classic. Read more ...

In the auklet world, 'sexy' is tick-repelling powers
Juneau Empire
ANCHORAGE - The mating ritual was hard to miss. It would begin with a soft choking call, progress to vigorous rubbing of bills over plumage, and end with an intertwining of necks. Read more ...

2002 Alaska quake may hold clues to next San Andreas shaker
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
The intense shaking in Fairbanks only lasted three minutes. Local excitement about the Nov. 3, 2002, Denali Fault earthquake only lasted a few weeks. Read more ...

Invasive plants, animals at center of conferences
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
When it comes to invasive plant and animal species, Alaska has largely been spared. Read more ...

Part of UAF Master Plan is pedestrian-friendly campus"
Sun Star
If university dreamer’s had their way, UAF students could be the first in Alaska to have a Disneyland-esque ride to class. It’s just another step in the aim to make UAF more practical for those without cars. Read more ...

Linguist raises voice for preservation of Native tongues
Anchorage Daily News
Linguist Michael Krauss has devoted his professional life to documenting and preserving Alaska's 20 Native languages. Read more ...