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UAF in the news: week of Nov. 3, 2008

Submitted by Marmian Grimes
Phone: 907-474-7902


Mapping 21st century climate change in Alaska
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--It's not a crystal ball, but the Scenarios Network for Alaska Planning is offering a glimpse into the state's future. Read more ...

University of Alaska budget tops $849 million
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--The University of Alaska Board of Regents is hoping the third time is a charm for the project formerly known as BIOS. Read more ...

Chamber honors Goldbelt VP
Juneau Empire
The Juneau Chamber of Commerce named Bob Martin, vice president of operations for Goldbelt Inc., Citizen of the Year for 2008 in a ceremony Saturday at Centennial Hall. Read more ...

Longtime Fairbanksan Jim Parry always kept gold in his sights
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--Jim Parry keeps a silver-framed photo on the shelf. Read more ...

Support UAF life sciences
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
The University of Alaska Board of Regents has placed new life sciences research and instruction facilities near the top of its budget plan for the coming year; the Alaska Legislature and governor should do the same. Read more ...

What makes those young engineers tick?
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
Do a Google search on "engineer shortage," and more than 2 million entries pop up. Clearly, the industry faces a dearth of new talent to replace baby boomers nearing retirement. What does it take to attract superior-quality young engineers? Read more ...

Sport-fishing research offers angles to region's economy
Tundra Drums
Lee Elder sought out the experts for his Bristol Bay region sport-fishing survey--365 licensed fishermen in the Bethel census area. Read more ...

How tolerant are you?
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--When 22-year-old Matthew Shepard was brutally beaten and left to die on the night of Oct. 6, 1998, there was no doubt in the small town of Laramie, Wyo., that his difference was the driving force behind the violence. Read more ...

UAF Wind Symphony takes on Godzilla and Elvis in performance
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--Last year some professors in the University of Alaska Fairbanks arts programs put their heads together to find ways to present collaborative art programs. Read more ...