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UAF in the news: week of June 23, 2008

Submitted by Marmian Grimes
Phone: 907-474-7902


UAF student firefighters balance school and work while learning the tricks of the trade
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--Many university students hold down a job while going to school full time, and the probationary firefighters of the University Fire Department are no different. They are balancing their full-time education with full firefighter shifts. Read more ...

Forest invades tundra
Science News
For the Arctic, green is the new black. Read more ...

Interim chancellor Rogers seeks public opinion for UAF
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--University of Alaska Fairbanks' new interim chancellor, Brian Rogers, is looking for input from the community. Read more ...

Permafrost conference starts at UAF next week
Anchorage Daily News
FAIRBANKS -- Hundreds of scientists and engineers are convening at the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus next week to compare notes about permafrost and northern soils. Read more ...

Forces of change grind it out at Yakutat
Anchorage Daily News
The forces shaping Alaska never sleep, especially near Yakutat. Read more ...

Researcher helps communities adapt to climate change "ĘKIAL
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is funding new research in Alaskan coastal communities that will help people adapt to new weather patterns caused by climate change. Read more ...

UAF expands degree options in fisheries program
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--A revitalization of the University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences will provide interested students with more options. Read more ...

Better practices can save fishermen fuel expenses
Bristol Bay Times
Increased fuel prices are hurting commercial fishermen and charter boat operators. Read more ...