Monthly Archives: September 2011

Beginning the week of Oct. 3, UAF departments will receive in the mail packets of small red cards listing bomb threat emergency procedures. All department phones should have one of these checklists posted nearby. For more information or additional cards contact Marianne Freelong, customer service manager in Facilities Services, at mgfreelong@alaska.edu or 474-7000.

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Earlier this week I sent an email out to the campus community to let them know about the accreditation evaluation team that will be visiting the Fairbanks campus Oct. 3 – 5, 2011. I’ll be sending out subsequent reminders next week to staff, faculty and students to remind you of when your scheduled meeting time […]

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The September 2011 issue of the Statewide Voice newsletter contains several items of interest, including the Board of Regents’ actions at their meeting Sept. 22 – 23, the “Stay on Track” campaign for students that will roll out in late October, and other matters of interest.

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The University of Alaska Fairbanks will host a free open house for high school juniors and seniors and their parents on Friday, Oct. 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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UAF College of Liberal Arts Dean Johnny Payne and UA Press acquisitions editor James Engelhardt will perform public readings of their works Friday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. in the Wood Center Ballroom on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus.

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An anthology of stories by writers from rural Alaska recently won three national book awards while its co-editors were honored for their long-running cultural journalism project that has published the work of hundreds of University of Alaska students in newspapers and on websites over the past quarter-century. The book, Purely Alaska: Authentic Voices from the […]

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Located at the top of the globe, beneath the Arctic Ocean, the Amerasia Basin is poorly understood. This large depression in the ocean floor was created during the Mesozoic Era, the age of the dinosaurs, but how the tectonic plates shifted to open up and create the basin remains a puzzle. Professor Bernard Coakley and […]

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Ray Barnhardt, professor of Cross-Cultural Studies, was 
recognized with the Emma Walton Distinguished Service Award, presented 
every other year by the Alaska Science Teachers Association. This
 years’ biennial ASTA conference was held in Fairbanks Sept. 24-26.

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