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UAF in the news: Week of May 4, 2009

Submitted by Marmian Grimes
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Fairbanks scientists map Cook Inlet's currents at volcano's base
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--All eyes, ears and sensors have been locked on Mount Redoubt since eruptions began in March. Read more ...

Big Redoubt eruption still likely soon, scientists say
Anchorage Daily News
A massive, unstable lava dome quaking from frequent earthquakes on Mount Redoubt had scientists bracing Wednesday for the long-simmering volcano's next explosive eruption. Read more ...

Gasoline-powered car now runs on batteries
Anchorage Daily News
PALMER -- Mel Langdon's 1985 Toyota Tercel got a new lease on life Sunday when, after 21 hours of work, University of Alaska Fairbanks undergraduate Michael Golub turned the key on a new electric motor. Read more ...

UAF fisheries school dedicated near Juneau
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--The fisheries school at the University of Alaska Fairbanks completed and, last week, christened a new center on the coast near Juneau. Read more ...

Fish story
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
An Alaska fish story finally came to an end last week with the dedication of the Lena Point Fisheries Facility near Juneau. The story was long, and, as with most such tales, its subject grew a little in the telling. Read more ...

In moist Southeast, people should not live in moldy homes
Capital City Weekly
Mold is a problem that spans generations. In fact, there is reference to mold in the Bible. Leviticus 14:45 states: "A house desecrated by mildew, mold, or fungus would be a defiled place to live in, so drastic measures had to be taken." Read more ...

Speaker shares insight into healthy communities in Fairbanks
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--He's been a TV news anchorman, a civil rights activist, a graduate school provost, emcee of the International Zucchini Festival, an author and a wine steward. But throughout this diverse career, Lewis Feldstein says he's maintained one central theme. Read more ...

Students enjoy aventura (adventure) in Spanish camp
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--Azul, zapatos, pollo. These words--Spanish for blue, shoes and chicken--are examples of the type of vocabulary students can learn in the Spanish Adventure camp offered by the University of Alaska Fairbanks Summer Sessions program. Read more ...