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Spring Sikuliaq cruise launches new Bering, Chukchi research program None 

Spring Sikuliaq cruise launches new Bering, Chukchi research program

University of Alaska Fairbanks scientists have completed the first cruise in a new comprehensive program studying late spring dynamics in the Bering and Chukchi seas.

Anchorage Summer Point-In-Time Count Shows Reductions in Homelessness None 

Anchorage Summer Point-In-Time Count Shows Reductions in Homelessness

Today, the Anchorage Coalition to End Homelessness (ACEH), along with the partners of the Anchorage Plan to End Homelessness released the results of a summer Point-In-Time (PIT) Homeless Count & Survey conducted in May 2017. The survey results show a distinct positive trend in homelessness reduction, despite ongoing economic and employment challenges in Anchorage.

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UAF's Decision Theater North uses tech to connect None 

UAF's Decision Theater North uses tech to connect

Rasmuson Foundation Awards $8.6 Million None 

Rasmuson Foundation Awards $8.6 Million

Rasmuson Foundation directors approved awards for 18 organizations totaling more than $8.6 million at their June 28 board meeting. This is one of the largest award amounts in Foundation history. The grants will go to agencies across the state and will benefit a number of different programs.

Daily respites during a summer-long walk None 

Daily respites during a summer-long walk

On this cobble bar north of the Arctic Circle, it is a fine day. The sky is a sheet of blue, a breeze wraps us with clean air, a sandpiper mom shrieks over her hatchlings. They are gray-blue puffballs, extra cute and almost invisible amid the stones.

Plexiglas menagerie None 

Plexiglas menagerie

At University of Alaska Anchorage, two students are on an interdisciplinary quest to unlock the anthropological and archaeological importance of caribou teeth. Yes, caribou teeth.

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Youth development series offered in Fairbanks

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Crystals help volcanoes cope with pressure

University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers have discovered that volcanoes have a unique way of dealing with pressure — through crystals.

ICOAA Scholarship Program, AYEA Youth Organizer Summit, Alaska Women Speak, Elders & Youth Conference, Summer of Service Grants None