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UAF in the news: week of Sept. 21, 2009

Submitted by Marmian Grimes
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Nanooks to formally induct second Hall of Fame class this weekend
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--The 2009 class of the Alaska Nanooks Hall of Fame will be inducted at a ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Carol Brown Ballroom at the Wood Center on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus. Read more ...

UAF honors distinguished alumni
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--The University of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni Association will honor Rep. Richard Foster with its 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award. Read more ...

An intimate look at Israel-Palestine relations
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--It takes a tremendous amount of dedication to sacrifice your day job and head to one of the most war-torn regions of the world. For freelance investigative reporter Alison Weir, that dedication has fueled her work on the West Bank and Gaza and uncovered the misconception of the Israel-Palestine conflict. Read more ...

Arctic expedition reaches the ice
U.S. and Russian scientists exploring the Arctic ocean finally reached ice on Monday, about 435 miles (700 km) northwest of Barrow, Alaska. Read more ...

Avast! UAF official site for Pirate talk day
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP)--Avast, me hearties! The University of Alaska Fairbanks and the local community are the official site for Talk Like a Pirate Day on Saturday. Read more ...

UAF student president is always on the move
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--The words "high energy" seem to pop up a lot when people talk about Adrian Triebel.
The personable 20-year-old University of Alaska Fairbanks student is a whir of activity, humming with enthusiasm even as he sits at his desk. Read more ...