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UAF in the news: week of May 25, 2009

Submitted by Marmian Grimes
Phone: 907-474-7902


Stimulus money to finance Alaska research vessel
A new, 242-foot research vessel is on the way for the University of Alaska's School of Fisheries and Ocean Science. Read more ...

Rogers named permanent chancellor at University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--University of Alaska President Mark Hamilton has named Brian Rogers permanent chancellor for the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Read more ...

A good choice for UAF
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
University of Alaska President Mark Hamilton made the right choice in dropping the "interim" from the "interim chancellor" title in front of Brian Rogers' name as leader of the Fairbanks campus. Read more ...

Funds sought to restore habitat for Pribilof king crab fishery
Alaska Journal of Commerce
Backers of a project aimed at restoring the habitat of the Pribilof king crab fishery are seeking $2.79 million in federal stimulus funds for the two-year effort to clean up and map the area and build infrastructure to monitor the waterways. Read more ...

New look at an old list
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--In 1936 Roy E. Stryker sent an outline, or shoot list, called "Suggestions for a Documentary Photographic Study of the Small Town in America" out to all the Farm Securities Administration's (FSA's) photographers. Read more ...

Cooler decades ahead, researcher says
Syun-Ichi Akasofu has a forecast for the average global temperature during the next few decades-cool. Read more ...