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UAF in the news: week of April 14, 2008

Submitted by Marmian Grimes
Phone: 907-474-7902

04/18/08

Bike enthusiasts share passion for pedaling with a larger goal in mind
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Nick Toye flipped through five brand new bike tires he had salvaged a day prior from a garbage transfer site. Read more ...

Origins of whaling culture older than previously believed
The Arctic Sounder
An ivory carving found during a 2007 archeological dig at the Chukotka Peninsula in Russia suggests the whaling culture is older than earlier research had indicated. Read more ...

UAF to offer field course studying archeological site
The Arctic Sounder
The University of Alaska Fairbanks will offer an archaeological field school during the summer at Gerstle River in central Alaska. Read more ...

Local Girl Scouts explore different careers in science
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
From virtual reality to physical therapy, the local Girl Scouts introduced over 100 local junior scouts to careers in science at the Unversity of Alaska Fairbanks. Read more ...

Nanooks bestow Rogers with three hockey awards
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Wylie Rogers collected an Alaska Nanooks single-season record of 923 saves this past season. He was absent Saturday night from the arena where he made many of those saves, but he collected three honors in Alaska's annual awards banquet. Read more ...

Korthauer siblings garner top Alaska ski honors
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Siblings Marius and Aurelia Korthauer were named the men's and women's Most Valuable Skiers in Sunday's Alaska Nanooks ski banquet at the Birch Hill Recreation Area. Siblings Marius and Aurelia Korthauer were named the men's and women's Most Valuable Skiers in Sunday's Alaska Nanooks ski banquet at the Birch Hill Recreation Area. Read more ...

Controversial environmentalist takes on global warming
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Global warming is real, but the consequences aren't nearly as bad as some scientists make them out to be.
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