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UAF in the news: week of Nov. 16, 2009

Submitted by Marmian Grimes
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BP donates $1 million to archive former Sen. Ted Stevens' papers
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--A $1 million donation from BP will allow the University of Alaska Fairbanks to catalog a vast archive of documents from former Sen. Ted Stevens' four-decade-long political career. Read more ...

KUAC hires new general manager
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--Keith Martin has been hired as the new general manager at Fairbanks' public broadcasting station, KUAC officials announced on Wednesday. Read more ...

New-look Nanooks men's basketball team is coiled and ready
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS - Beginning tonight in the inaugural Fairbanks Youth Sports Alaska Invitational, the Alaska Nanooks will finally see how they fare against a team other than themselves. Read more ...

Why Major Hasan opened fire at Fort Hood
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--Why did Major Nidal Malik Hasan, a psychiatrist, go on a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, killing 13 people and wounding more than 40 people. Some are still in the hospital in intensive care. Read more ...

University of Alaska Fairbanks plans for future design
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--The University of Alaska Fairbanks is trying to figure out how it will look in 20 years, while planning for student growth, aging buildings and new facilities. Read more ...

Doyon Foundation welcomes members
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--Doyon Foundation recently welcomed two new members to its board of directors. Julie Anderson and Shane Derendoff were elected to the board at the foundation's annual meeting last month. Anderson and Derendoff fill the seats vacated by outgoing president Dawn Dinwoodie and outgoing board member Edward Hebert. Read more ...

Bristol Bay campus offers certificate in environmental studies
Bristol Bay Times
For students who would like to study rural environmental issues, the University of Alaska Fairbanks Bristol Bay campus is giving them that chance. The Environmental Studies Certificate is one of four programs that UAF College of Rural Community Development has been trying to advance on rural campuses since 2003. Read more ...