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Ernest Leffingwell, scientist with a fan club

Ernest Leffingwell, scientist with a fan clubErnest Leffingwell lived for nine summers and six winters in a cabin made from the ship that brought him to Flaxman Island in 1906.

UA President Pat Gamble asks regents to review retention incentive

UA President Pat Gamble asks regents to review retention incentiveUniversity of Alaska President Pat Gamble has requested the Board of Regents review a $320,000 retention incentive the board approved for him in June.

New UAS dorm provides housing for about 100 freshmen

New UAS dorm provides housing for about 100 freshmenThe $14.3 million facility opened at the end of August.

North slope ravens force researcher to go incognito

North slope ravens force researcher to go incognitoSome biologists hang from ropes to study birds. Many rise painfully early in the morning. Stacia Backensto disguised herself as a man.

New project seeks to boost number of Alaska Natives in STEM fields

The goal, ultimately, is to increase the number of Native tenured faculty at colleges and universities.

Investigation finds seven high school seniors responsible for hazing

Investigation finds seven high school seniors responsible for hazing"This is not OK. This needs to stop and everybody knows it needs to stop," says superintendent Mark Miller.

Juneau schools improve, but still no 5-star rating

Juneau schools improve, but still no 5-star ratingAuke Bay Elementary scored the highest in the district with 93.91.

Alaska student journeys home by foot and kayak

Alaska student journeys home by foot and kayakIf you’re boating between Ketchikan and Gustavus in the next few weeks, keep an eye out for Zachary Brown.

Juneau schools mark opening day with higher enrollment

Juneau schools mark opening day with higher enrollmentThe Juneau School District begins the new school year with about 50 more students than projected

New student fee to help cover UAF budget shortfall for facility upgrade

New student fee to help cover UAF budget shortfall for facility upgradeAccording to a memorandum sent last week by University of Alaska System President Pat Gamble, the Board of Regents plans to implement a student fee to cover costs associated with the project.