Monthly Archives: June 2013



The June edition of the Statewide Voice is now available online. This issue features news from the Board of Regents’ meeting including the 2013 Staff Make Students Count award recipients and exciting news about UA’s position nationally in arctic research. Other topics include benefits updates, the 2013 Bullock Prize for Excellence winner, transition news, classifieds … Continue reading June Statewide Voice online

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The Institute of Northern Engineering and the Alaska Center for Energy & Power recently added three new assistant research professors to their team: George Roe, Jeremy Kasper and Marc Mueller-Stoffels. George Roe earned his Master’s of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington and his Master’s of Arts in Community Leadership from Fuller Seminary. George spent … Continue reading ACEP welcomes three new faculty

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With record high temperatures expected to continue for a few days  in the Interior, remember to protect yourself from heat stress.  To combat heat stroke, heat exhaustion, and dehydration, OSHA guidelines provide the following recommendations: Drink liquids, preferably water, before you are thirsty and every 15 minutes Avoid alcohol or caffeine Schedule frequent rest periods … Continue reading Heat stress

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Record heat, dry weather, at least a week of intense high pressure residing over the state and dry fuels for much of Alaska are producing record-setting fire spread potential and volatile fire behavior. Temperatures now commonly approaching 90ºF are drying fuels with over 20 hours of sun. Fires that lay dormant for several days earlier … Continue reading Fire safety information

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