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UAF in the news: Week of Feb. 18, 2008

Submitted by Marmian Grimes
Phone: 907-474-7902


UAF professor honored for research
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Judith Kleinfeld, co-director of the Northern Studies program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, is this year's recipient of the University of Alaska Foundation's prestigious Edith R. Bullock Prize for Excellence. Read more ...

Local athletes set different goals for competing in Susitna 100
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Rorik Peterson's goal in this year's Susitna 100 is to feel better than he did at the end of last year's race. Read more ...

UAF brushes up with new dental hygiene program
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Anchorage Daily News, KTUU
The University of Alaska Fairbanks is offering a new degree in dental hygiene. Read more ...

'Unknown' more intriguing than 'Discoveries' at APU
Anchorage Daily News
Two divergent Alaska artists are showing current work at Alaska Pacific University this month: potter James J. Brashear in Grant Hall and printmaker Denis Keogh in the Carr-Gottstein building. Read more ...

Fight Club
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
"He's going to kick you in the head!" A fight has just started at Gold Rush Saloon, but there are no cops in sight. Read more ...

Alaskan 'weather nerds' revel in information-packed climate book
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
If you like gardening, you might scratch Barrow off your list of places to live. Alaska's farthest north town experiences about 10 frost-free days each year. Read more ...

Alaska Sea Grant seeks stakeholder input on Aleutian research
ALASKA Sea Grant is asking Alaskans to answer a survey aimed at identifying and prioritising research and information needs to improve resource management along the Aleutian Islands. Read more ...