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Strong university system crucial to Alaska's future

...University of Alaska Fairbanks' founding. Judge James Wickersham, with his eye on statehood for Alaska and his belief that a university was needed to help attain that goal, set the cornerstone for the Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines in...
KPC prepares to go tobacco- and smoke-free

...the policy that dictate when and where it may still be legal to smoke including within personal vehicles when not in a university parking garage, tobacco use for dean or director approved educational, clinical or religious ceremonies, and for...

...information that leads to the arrest of the shooter, who was driving a newer model maroon or dark red Toyota Corolla or Camry with a spoiler on the trunk and dark tinted windows. The car also had a University of New Mexico license plate.
News of its scientists a co-inventor on five patents for Opdivo that Bristol-Myers licensed from a drugmaker and a university in Japan. Depending on the case's outcome, Bristol-Myers could lose some future revenue or have to pay royalties...

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - A University of Oregon classically trained tuba instrumentalist reached the peak of his singularity this summer.Sean Turner carried a tuba...
UA prioritizes its way through budget cuts

...plan, only 17 employees were laid off, according to a university release. UAA's satellite campuses in Kodiak, Kenai...funded positions in fiscal year 2016, according to a university budget report. Like the larger schools to the north...

...premature end to this year's crab season."We think it's just sitting and lingering out there," said Anthony Odell, a University of Washington research analyst who is part of a NOAA-led team surveying the harmful algae bloom, which was first...
Wildfire watching: Rangers in towers are out, cameras are in can be put out in the wilderness, really far away from anybody," Kent said. "You don't have to be next to a university or famous resort. You can build this infrastructure anywhere there is a need to put out fires quickly."
Wildfires blister Alaska with increased frequency, intensity

...that battle flames on the front lines, to fight the fires burning near homes north and southwest of Anchorage.Rupp, a University of Alaska Fairbanks professor and principal investigator for the U.S. Geological Survey's Alaska Climate Science...

...and our dire predictions turn out not to be the case, people lose confidence in public health," said Aaron King, a University of Michigan researcher who in a recent journal article took Meltzer and others to task for making what he called avoidable...


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