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UA Life sciences building named for Margaret 'Mardy' Murie

40 schools take part in the Alaska Farm to School Challenge

A Blatantly Alarmist E-News: Help A Foster Youth Lead A Good Life

Jim Crockett Memorial Service today at Noon

Jim Crockett Memorial Service today at Noon

State Names Delegates to U.S. Senate Youth Program

PHILANTHROPY IN ALASKA: Using Social Media to Flourish

From blogs to social networks, businesses large and small are using a number of social media platforms to increase their visibility and connect to their audiences today. For that reason, social media was the point of discussion at a recent Key4Women forum hosted by KeyBank in Anchorage in September, when nearly 300 guests gathered for useful insights served up by social media experts Dr. Debra Jasper and Betsy Hubbard of Mindset Digital.

EDUCATION: Hawsepipers and Skill Builders

EDUCATION: Hawsepipers and Skill Builders

Over the last decade, Career and Technical Education in Alaska has experienced a sea of change. Once underfunded and ignored, vocational education has been getting more respect—especially in a state where many of the highest-paid, best-benefited jobs do not require a four-year academic degree. But they may require rigorous training.

PHILANTHROPY IN ALASKA:  PGA Golfer Phil Mickelson and ExxonMobil invest in Alaska’s teachers

PHILANTHROPY IN ALASKA: PGA Golfer Phil Mickelson and ExxonMobil invest in Alaska’s teachers

Twenty-seven Alaskan elementary school teachers from around the state became students for a week at two of the three sessions of the Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy held in Jersey City, N.J., and Houston this summer.

PHILANTHROPY IN ALASKA:  Philanthropy through Board Service

PHILANTHROPY IN ALASKA: Philanthropy through Board Service

Anthropologist Margaret Mead is well known for her statement, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” The board of directors for a nonprofit organization epitomizes this kind of group commitment to effect change.

Anonymous Donor Gives UAA $2 Million to Benefit First Generation College Students

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