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UAF in the news: week of Feb. 1, 2010

Submitted by Marmian Grimes
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Anchorage lawmaker misses mark with 'nostalgia' complaint about UAF role
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
To hear Rep. Bill Stoltze tell it, the university is on a nostalgia trip and doesn't recognize how big and important Anchorage has become. Read more ...
Alyeska Pipeline engineer known as leader, mentor
Native Times
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP)--As director of right-of-way and emergency preparedness and compliance, Lorena Hegdal takes on major responsibilities for Alyeska Pipeline Service Co., assuring the soundness of the 800-mile long pipeline critical to the Alaska economy. Read more ...
Kleinfeld study on college gender gap: parental bias favors girls
Men's News Daily
There's a new viewpoint on what's driving the half century old gender gap in high school graduation and college enrollment rates. Read more ...
UAF alumni association director savors his job
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--When he goes out dancing, friends say Joe Hayes starts the evening with a little ritual. Read more ...
University of Alaska Fairbanks program helps students make financial sense
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS--Monday was a learning experience for dozens of students without an inkling of how to budget for school or plan for their financial future. Read more ...
Signing ceremony set for Marinette Marine ship contract
Green Bay Press Gazette
MARINETTE--Marinette Marine Corp. and the University of Alaska Fairbanks have scheduled a Friday ceremonial signing of the construction contract for the Alaska Regional Research Vessel "R/V Sikuliaq" in Marinette. Read more ...
Cooperative Extension Service surveys Alaskans
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service is looking for opinions from state residents to aid in long-range planning of programs and services. Read more ...
Study to examine economic impact of halibut-sablefish quota system           
Fish News EU
IN 1995, Alaska's longline sablefish and halibut fleet went from a frenzied, injury-plagued, free-for-all to a slower, safer, quota-based system that allowed only specific fishermen to take part. Read more ...