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UAF in the news: week of Jan. 25, 2010

Submitted by Marmian Grimes
Phone: 907-474-7902


Vorisek is new UAF student president
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--The students at the University of Alaska Fairbanks have a new government leader. Read more ...
NASA grant brings climate science exhibits, outreach to state
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A new partnership will soon bring climate science to schools and communities in Alaska. Read more ...
More on boys: Why they lag in performance and college
Atlanta Journal Constitution
After posting my interview yesterday with Dr. Anthony Rao about the pathologizing of what had once been considered normal boys' development phases, I received this release from the University of Alaska.
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Alaska picked for wind education program
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - The U.S. Department of Energy is adding Alaska to its Winds for Schools program. Read more ...
UAF chancellor not seeking top job
Juneau Empire
FAIRBANKS - University of Alaska Fairbanks Chancellor Brian Rogers says he has no plans to pursue the top job in the university system, despite an endorsement from retiring President Mark Hamilton. Read more ...
When pen meets sword
Pacific Free Press
A core tenant of the Obama administration's plans for "victory" in Iraq and Afghanistan is an increased reliance on counterinsurgency. Read more ...
Carmichael named as CEO
Brush News Tribune
Jim Ferando, Western Region President for Banner Health, has announced the appointment of Gavin Carmichael as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at East Morgan County Hospital effective Monday, Jan. 25. Read more ...
Scientists exploring 'volcanic lightning'
Fox News
WASHINGTON -- When volcano seismologist Stephen McNutt at the University of Alaska Fairbanks's Geophysical Institute saw strange spikes in the seismic data from the Mount Spurr eruption in 1992, he had no idea that his research was about to take an electrifying turn. Read more ...