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UAF in the news: week of Oct. 6, 2008

Submitted by Marmian Grimes
Phone: 907-474-7902

10/10/08

UAF student theater presents short but powerful acts
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS -- The University of Alaska Fairbanks Student Drama Association is at it again with its annual Winter Shorts production. Read more ...

Cooperative extension offers workshops on lowering energy bills
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will be offering workshops about techniques to help lower home energy bills. Read more ...

Redoubt steams, but still 'normal'
Homer News
Reports last month by a pilot of a strong hydrogen sulfide odor and by nearby residents of loud noises coming from Redoubt Volcano has focused attention by scientists of the Alaska Volcano Observatory on the volcano 51 miles east of Kenai. Read more ...

Crowds cheer on favorites in vice presidential debate
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--Table seats and bar stools were all taken, and it was standing room only by the time the vice presidential debate began airing on the large screen television at The Pub on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus. Read more ...

Fairbanks' Judith Kleinfeld bolstered Native education opportunities
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--Professor Judith Smilg Kleinfeld arrived in Alaska in 1969 and became among the first to meet Alaska Native bias issues head on. Read more ...

Trio of finalists chosen for museum position
Anchorage Daily News
FAIRBANKS -- Three finalists have been chosen to fill the director's position of the University of Alaska Museum of the North. Read more ...

Fairbanks gallery blends art, science
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--Scientific art? Artistic science? Art and science together is a combination some might balk at, like chocolate syrup and orange juice, or pizza and whip cream. Read more ...

Feral cattle on Chirikof Island"
Cattle Network
About 60 miles southwest of Alaska's Kodiak Island, a small, flat landmass rises out of the Pacific Ocean. Read more ...

Arctic soil reveals climate change clues
Science Daily
Frozen arctic soil contains nearly twice the greenhouse-gas-producing organic material as was previously estimated, according to recently published research by University of Alaska Fairbanks scientists. Read more ...

Attractive invasive weeds to avoid
Juneau Empire
No doubt many of you have heard about invasive species and the havoc they can wreak on our local ecosystems. Read more ...

Ferguson encourages creativity on ice
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--Dallas Ferguson seemed to be right at home in the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Sept. 30 for the Central Collegiate Hockey Association Media Day. Read more ...