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UAF in the news: week of Jan. 11, 2010

Submitted by Marmian Grimes
Phone: 907-474-7902


University of Alaska Fairbanks skiers take top honors in U.S. Cross Country Ski Championships
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
ANCHORAGE--Reese Hanneman looked around and saw three Nanooks and two other young Alaskans on the starting line. Read more ...
Fairbanks Arts Association kicks off new year with 'Art via Digital Technology'
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--Two exhibits, one opening night and a multitude of perspectives--the Fairbanks Arts Association is kicking off the new decade with a reminder that you can't move into the future without reflecting on the past. Read more ...
When the temperature tumbles, Fairbanks man revs up the ice factory and colors come out
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS - Nathan George actually likes it when the temperature drops to 20 degrees below zero. Thirty below is even better and 40 below, well, it doesn't get any better than that. Read more ...
Alaska public broadcasters talk station partnerships
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--A formal partnership among Alaska's three largest public broadcasting stations could be moving forward, with administrators meeting on Monday in Anchorage to discuss consolidation plans. Read more ...
UAF wins grant to study invasive plants
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has granted hundreds of thousands of dollars to the University of Alaska Fairbanks to study the impacts of some invasive plant species. Read more ...
Tribe welcomes VTRC manager Laird Jones
Capital City Weekly
JUNEAU - The Central Council Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Central Council) announced recently that Laird Jones has accepted the position of manager of the Vocational Training & Resource Center (VTRC). The VTRC is a State of Alaska authorized post-secondary institution owned by Central Council that provides training and career advancement opportunities through high quality computer and vocational education. Read more ...
UAF picks name for research vessel
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - The University of Alaska Fairbanks has picked a name for its new 254-foot research vessel. Read more ...