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Haida artists to lead AFN convention, speak on heroism in the homeland

...such as the Rasmuson Foundation Distinguished Artist Award, an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from the University of Alaska Southeast, a National Endowment for the Arts Creative Artist residency, a travel grant from the Alaska State Council...
What others say: Make good on UA system's strengths

Early this month, Jim Johnsen, the presumptive next president of the University of Alaska system, traveled to Juneau. It's a tough time to be stepping into the system's top job.
University of Alaska to cut programs

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The University of Alaska plans to eliminate or suspend a number of majors this year to deal with an ongoing budgetary squeeze on the state's public universities.
Mendenhall River raft tour capsizes

A group of tourists rafting the Mendenhall River on Thursday afternoon with a local tour company were plunged into the glacier-fed waters when their raft capsized.
Annual job fair a success

To all who came to the Peninsula Job Fair, we say, a big thank you for making this annual event a success! The Peninsula Job Fair was held on March 28 at the Peninsula Job Center with 670 job seekers and 55 employers present at the event.
Alaskans focus on food security

...Attendees will also find success stories. One success story in the making is in the building stages at the University of Alaska Southeast Vocational Technology Center. Students from Juneau-Douglas and Yakoosge Daakahidi high schools are building...
News the classroom," said Lee Graham, coordinator of Education Technology and associate professor at the University of Alaska Southeast School of Education. "So, as we were looking at games - many of which really have no educational value...
Lunch and Learn events at state Capitol raise questions

JUNEAU, Alaska - The smell of mayo and murmur of voices filled the air as the committee rooms reserved at the state Capitol for an informational gathering on Medicaid expansion filled to standing room only with legislators, aides and others. Many in attendance plucked from the back free boxed lunches of sandwiches and chips provided by Americans for Prosperity-Alaska, which opposes expansion and put on the event. The public TV crew that broadcasts hearings and other legislative goings-on was there.
Workshops perpetuate Tlingit language to create a space where Tlingit is spoken."One of the things I had heard many times from X'unei (University of Alaska Southeast professor Lance Twitchell) was that if you want to learn French, you can go to France. If you want to learn...
Fish tech program has in-state focus

KETCHIKAN (AP) - More than half a dozen fish-centric University of Alaska community campuses around the state are educating an upcoming generation of fisheries technology professionals with the University of Alaska Southeast's fisheries technology program.Barbara Morgan, the program's student support and community outreach coordinator for the Ketchikan campus, recently hosted an informational meeting for prospective students.


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