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UAF in the news: week of Sept. 15, 2008

Submitted by Marmian Grimes
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Parking, engaging the community top Rogers' priority list for UAF
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--Even though he oversees a university that employs some of the world's experts in technical and scientific fields, new Chancellor Brian Rogers is still stymied over a problem plaguing the University of Alaska Fairbanks--parking. Read more ...

Cannery workers rewarded
Cordova Times
Hundreds of T-shirts were given out in a show of appreciation toward salmon processing crews in Cordova as the season draws to a close. Read more ...

Classes aim to aid fishing operators
Anchorage Daily News
KODIAK -- Business savvy for fishermen. Alaska's fishing industry is made up primarily of thousands of small operators who could benefit from some business basics. Now they can get it for free, without leaving home. Read more ...

UAF eliminates meal trays in conservation effort
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--Students will be carefully maneuvering around the Lola Tilly Commons this semester at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Read more ...

Google heads to Barrow, Kotzebue, Nome classsrooms
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--By traveling to Barrow, Kotzebue and Nome, the University of Alaska geography program and Google's Geo Education Program will give students the ability to travel the world and beyond. Read more ...

As this post goes live, five Googlers are on their way to Barrow, Alaska, the northernmost inhabited location on the North American mainland. Read more ...

Rural energy conference underway
GIRDWOOD, Alaska -- A conference on rural energy is drawing lots of attention as Alaska heads for another winter and energy costs stay at all-time highs. Read more ...

Tribal America looks similar in rural Alaska, Lower 48 states
Bristol Bay Times
I took my dividend and hitchhiked through Indian Country last winter. Read more ...

UAF professor emeritus continues to question sources of global warming
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--A University of Alaska Fairbanks professor emeritus known for his belief that carbon dioxide is not the sole cause of climate change presented his latest research Thursday. Read more ...